Wesley this Week…

Hello Everyone,


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, October 28

11:00am – Worship Troupe visit to Wesley Memorial UMC. Members of the Wesley Music Team will be doing special music, and Deborah will be preaching.

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! Today Ed Winkler, the pastor from Wesley Memorial, will be delivering the message.

6:00pmPumpkin Palooza!: Right after worship we will be having our annual fall/Halloween celebration. Dress up in a costume and bring yummy treats to share if you would like! We will be meeting in the dining room, moving to the Fellowship Hall of Wesley Memorial later, and then returning to the Game Room to watch a movie.


Monday, October 29

1-3pm – Deborah’s walk-in office hours. If you want to meet with her just email her! 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.

8:15pm – IM Soccer: meet at the Foundation to for a devotional before heading to the Park for IM soccer. Bring your student ID and wear a red shirt! No equipment or skills required!


Tuesday, October 30

*Midnight tonight is the deadline to sign up for the Food and Faith Retreat (see below)

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 31

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 25

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

6:45pm – Forum: Deborah will be leading us in the second of three Bible Study forums.

7:45pm – Leader’s Dessert


Friday, November 2 – Saturday, November 3

Food and Faith Retreat: We will be meeting at the Foundation at 4:30pm on Friday to head to the church that is hosting us. On Saturday we will head over to Shalom Farms for breakfast and then do farm work and devotionals throughout the day. We will leave the farm at 3:30 to return to Charlottesville. The cost is $10 per person, and if you would like to go please let Annie Thompson (aet6mk) know by Tuesday, October 30 at midnight.


Sunday, November 4

11:00am – Worship at Wesley Memorial UMC.

5:00pm – Informal Worship at the Foundation.

6:00pm – Spring Break interest meeting



Upcoming events:

Thursday, November 8 – Faith in Film

Sunday, November 11 – Worship with the women at Fluvanna Women’s Correctional Center


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).
Let me know if you have any questions!

Emily Gorman (efg2bj)

Weekly Meeting Schedule
  • Sunday
    • 11:00 Morning Worship at Wesley Memorial UMC (next door)
    • 5:00 Sunday Night Worship
  • Tuesday
    • 6:00 Tuesday Night Dinner
    • 6:45 Forum — Discussion/speaker on a variety of faith topics and student life.
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