My name is Emily, and I am the student president of the Wesley Foundation. To those of you who are new, I hope you come spend lots of time with us at the Foundation, we are looking forward to getting to know you! The Foundation building is located across from Mem Gym at the corner of Emmet Street and Lewis Mountain Road, and it is open from 9am – midnight every day (except home football game days). I hope you all had a wonderful summer, and I can’t wait to see you around! Here’s what’s going on this week!
Saturday, September 1
1:45pm – Meet at the Foundation to head over to the Richmond vs. UVA football game, or meet us there whenever! We usually sit in student section 105!
Sunday, September 2
11:00am – Worship at Wesley Memorial UMC (next door to the Foundation), followed by a welcome picnic outside
5:00pm – Informal worship: Join us in the Foundation dining room for a worship service featuring our student-led music team and a message from our campus minister Deborah. Come as you are, dressed however you like!
Monday, September 3
Labor Day, the Wesley Foundation office is closed (but the building is open).
7:00pm – Graduate and Young Adult Fellowship: a small group for graduate students and other young adults. Led by Aaron Stiles (aws6z), it meets in the game room.
8:00pm – Methodists with Muscles: a sports themed devotional group that involves a short devotional followed by a sports activity. Led by Patrick Ormond (pco8ec), it meets in the game room. Wear athletic clothes and bring your student ID.
Tuesday, September 4
Deborah is out of the office for sermon preparation and study.
8:00pm – Faces of Faith Group 1: a small group for first years designed to help the adjustment to college life. Led by Erica Ridgell (elr7ju) and Ryan LaRock (rsl4gp), it meets in the living room.
Wednesday, September 5
8:00pm – Faces of Faith Group 2: a small group for first years designed to help the adjustment to college life. Led by Patrick Ormond (pco8ec) and Sarah Clifton (skc5np), it meets in the living room.
Thursday, September 6
Deborah at United Ministries meeting from 1:30-3pm.
6:00pm – Free home-cooked dinner in the Foundation dining room.
6:45pm – Forum: In the first of our weekly forums (discussions/activities), tonight we will play a spirited game of Bible Cranium, including categories such as Hymndingers and Wesley Trivia. It meets in the Foundation living room and runs until 7:30pm.
Friday, September 7
7:00pm – Photo Scavenger Hunt: Meet in the Foundation dining room to form teams and embark on a photo scavenger hunt around grounds! Bring a camera if you have one!
*If you are interested in the Faces of Faith small group but can’t make either time, let Annie Thompson know at aet6mk because we have a third group ready to go at another time if necessary
Sunday Sept 9 – Deborah is preaching during the 11am worship at Wesley Memorial (in addition to preaching at the 5pm service at the Foundation)
September 15th – Shalom Farms Service Trip: Join us for a service trip to a farm near Richmond that grows food for poor areas. We will meet at the Foundation at 8:15am and be back by 2pm (lunches will be packed).
Calling All Musicians! Interested in helping out with the music at our worship services or outreach events? Contact Music Man/Director, Ryan LaRock (rsl4gp).
Let me know if you have any questions!
Emily Gorman (efg2bj)