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Healthy Church Initiative Update

Healthy Church Initiative Update

Our Healthy Church Initiative (HCI) self-study is in full swing. The date has been set for our consultation weekend: March 4-6, 2016. The HCI team has been meeting and dividing up tasks that have to be completed six weeks prior to this weekend. Here’s what we’ve learned so far: We have received our ‘Stats’ from the...

Special Guests-Sawyer Family Band

Special Guests-Sawyer Family Band

Our special guests this Sunday will be the Sawyer Family Band. You are invited to come hear them at our 9:30 a.m. service. They will be at the Reilly Springs Jamboree the evening before. On Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m., Miss Devon along with the Sawyers, will host a children’s music workshop at Wesley. All children...

Be a Barnabas

Be a Barnabas

Be a Barnabas: Be an Encourager! Imbedded in the Acts of the Apostles is a “sub-story” that the writer, Luke, shares with all readers. Along with Simon Peter and the Apostle Paul, the two main persons in this early history of the Christian Church, is a man named Barnabas. His name literally means “Son of Encouragement”...

Update on Healthy Church Initiative

Update on Healthy Church Initiative

     On September 10, your HCI (Healthy Church Initiative) Team met with Gloria Fowler from the North Texas Conference to be trained to put together our Church Self Study encompassing the past twenty years at Wesley UMC.  Statistics from membership, Sunday School, Worship Attendance, and Monetary Giving will be included in this self-study.  This will...

Lifetree Café: A New Ministry of Wesley UMC

Lifetree Café: A New Ministry of Wesley UMC

Wesley UMC is proud to announce a new ministry: Lifetree Café. LOCAL “TALK SHOW” EXPLORES LIFE AND FAITH (Sulphur Springs, TX)— Everything from politics to prayer will be featured at a new weekly experience called Lifetree Café. This “conversation café”—located at Coffee Off the Square—is part of a national network of locations that offer participatory events...

First-Year Observations of Wesley UMC

First-Year Observations of Wesley UMC

As noted the second Sunday in June, I announced to Wesley Church that I had been re-appointed as your Pastor for a second year beginning Sunday, July 5. I had no reason to doubt that reappointment, but with Methodists, it is only official when our Bishop “sets” or “fixes” the appointments. So here I am...

From Pastor Steve

From Pastor Steve

From the Barber Shop to the Pulpit… Being Methodists in Hopkins County Some of you know I get my hair cut at Briley’s Barber Shop just across from the courthouse in Sulphur Springs. But not until my last haircut had the owner, Mike, cut my hair. As I sat down in the chair and Mike...

John 4:7

“My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God.”