Wesley this Week…

Hello Everyone,


I hope that classes are going well and that you are enjoying the beginning of fall weather! For those who haven’t found us yet, 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 can’t wait to see you around! Here’s what’s going on this week!


Sunday, September 30

11:00am – Worship at Wesley Memorial UMC.

3:30pm – SCC meeting (Just a note about our SCC meetings – they are open to everyone in Wesley, so if you would like to see what our meetings are like and how we plan events and such, come join us in the living room!)

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!

7:30pm – IM Ultimate Frisbee Playoffs: Meet in the Foundation dining room and we will head over to the park together for our first IM frisbee playoff game! No previous skills or experience required! Don’t forget your student ID.


Monday, October 1

1-3pm – Deborah’s drop-in office hours. Email if you’d like to meet at another time:  deborahATwesleyatuva.org

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. This week we will be playing soccer!


Tuesday, October 2

Deborah out 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, October 3

6-8pm – Interfaith dinner and speaker at Hillel/Brody Jewish Center on University Circle (off of Rugby).  Professor Peter Ochs will be speaking and we’ll have time to meet students from other religious groups on Grounds as we enjoy a meal together and consider how our faith motivates us for service to the broader community.

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, October 4

6:00pm – Free home-cooked dinner in the Foundation dining room.

6:45pm – Forum: Operation Finish Line: Alumnae Melissa Holmes and Becca Worley (Class of 2011) facilitate a discussion on life at UVA, life after UVA (yes it does exist), and how to keep faith through it all.


Saturday, October 6 – Tuesday, October 9: Fall Break

*Note that during Fall Break we will not be having Sunday informal worship (Wesley Mem still has the 11am service), small groups, or office hours, so please plan accordingly if you are staying in town!

Upcoming events:

Sunday, October 14th – trip to Carter’s Mountain in the afternoon to go apple picking; Ryan LaRock preaching at informal worship service


Special Announcements:
Calling All Musicians! Interested in helping out with the music at our worship services or outreach events?  Contact Music Man/Director, Ryan LaRock (rsl4gp).
Don’t forget to join our Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/wesleyfoundationatuva/
Let me know if you have any questions!

Emily Gorman (efg2bj)