What is the Nurture Ministry?

Deepening the spiritual life of our members is at the heart of Wesley’s nurture ministries. These ministries provide the encouragement and nourishment each of us needs to grow in faith and to serve our nurture area. Nurture includes small group studies, prayer bands and lay visitation ministries which facilitate opportunities to grow in Christ by caring for and supporting one another through Bible study, small groups, prayer and visitation.

Bible Studies

Adult Bible Study offers in-depth study of Christian scripture for the purpose of developing Christian believers and leaders.

Sunday School – weekly 9:00 am to 10:15 am a.m.

Adult Ministry – Keeps the congregation informed about the hopes and concerns of adults of all ages and life situations in our community, address the concerns of adults in order to aid in their growth and understanding of the Christian faith.

Wesley Choirs include: Sanctuary Choir, Male Chorus, The Praise Team and Women’s Chorus

United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) This is our ministry for school age children. They conduct Youth Sunday every 5th week of the month.   They enjoy a repertoire of activities that includes service projects, fellowship activities and discussion of relevant issues.

Worship Support Team

Worship – The chairperson of worship works cooperatively with the pastor and music ministry leaders to provide the congregation with a worship service that is spirit-filled and assists in strengthening their relationship with God.

Altar Guild assures the beautification and appropriateness of the altar dressing.

Baptismal Stewards assists the pastor during the Baptism service and insures that the baptized members’ name is added to church records.

Communion Stewards prepare the altar and assist in serving Communion to the congregation.

Lay Liturgists/Announcers read scripture and announcements during service.

Member and Community Care

Membership Care addresses the concerns and conditions of families in our community in order to improve their quality of life and Christian growth.

Stewardship – comprehensive program of stewardship education, inspiration and action that teaches the meaning of Christian stewardship and provides opportunities for people to practice stewardship in their daily lives.

Vacation Bible School is a summer Bible and Arts retreat for youth and adults.

Praise Dancers – use their gift of dance to share the gospel of Jesus Christ to the lost and to encourage, comfort, and edify the saints in the faith.



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