New students and Wesley’s fall kick-off

New to UVA or to Wesley?  Send us an email or provide your contact info here.  We’d love to reach out and tell you more about Wesley and how you can be involved this year.  (Parents, clergy, friends, alumni, and others:  if you know someone headed to UVA please help us welcome them by making sure we know they are coming.  You may use the links above for connecting us with students, too.)

Not new? Welcome (back to) Wesley!  Whether it’s your first year or fourth, it’s never too late to give Wesley a try.

Here are a few things to look forward to as fall kicks off.  Hope to see YOU at Wesley this fall!


Saturday, August 19, 2-4 pm             

Open House @ Wesley – Come by to say “hi,” grab a cold drink, and meet some folks. Stay for a few minutes or the whole time. Come on your own, with your folks, or bring your hall!


Sunday, August 20, 5 pm                   

Our first Wesley Worship of the semester, followed by dinner on the town. Dress is casual; bring a few bucks for your dinner. We’ll have rides back to dorms afterwards.


Monday, August 21, 11 am- 2pm      

Come by the UVA Activities Fair and look for the Wesley table. We’ll have info on upcoming opportunities, along with some cool swag.


Tuesday, August 22, 6pm                  

Our first Tuesday dinner of the semester! Free food and a lot of fun.


Sunday, August 27

11 am             Worship at Wesley Memorial – Campus Minister Deborah Lewis preaching

5 pm               Worship at Wesley Foundation


Small groups for first-year students and others will begin in the second or third week of classes. Join the email list and like the Facebook page for more info as it is available.


Friday, September 8

Afternoon service project TBA.


Friday – Saturday, September 22-23

24-hour spiritual life retreat. Spend some time in the mountains with God and some great Wesley people! Details TBA.

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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