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Contemporary Worship Sunday, Aug 25 @ 8:30 AM
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Missions

Loaves and Fishes

  • Wesley is responsible for stocking shelves in October and  January. Please contact Bonnie Barker or Dana Walker if you can help stock shelves.

Wesley Church is one of 12 churches that supports Loaves and Fishes, which provides food and emergency assistance to people in need. Depending on funding, services may include overnight lodging, medical transportation expenses, personal-care needs, and financial assistance for paying medical, pharmaceutical, rent and utility bills.

Volunteers are needed year round (to do things such as stock shelves and help clients). During the months of October and January Wesley Church has primary responsibility at Loaves and Fishes, so more volunteers are needed during these months.  Training is available for people who would like to help.

Contact Dana Walker, Bonnie Barker, or the Church office if you have questions.

 

Mission trips

The Missions Team coordinates yearly mission trips. We usually have an adult and youth group go out of the country (e.g., to Costa Rica), a youth and adult group do a mission trip in the US (e.g., Virginia, Denver, CO), and the Wesley Foundation take a mission trip (e.g., to Cuba). Please visit our Mission Trips page to learn more.

 

Streaming Waters Work Week (SWWW)

Each summer, dozens of church members and friends set aside one week to help people in our community. Jobs have included yard work, repairing gutters, building ramps, painting, fixing decks, and repairing fences. A meal crew provides lunches, snacks and plenty of water. The church donates the labor and materials. Click here for more information.

 

Christian Caring Ministry

Short-term help is provided to those in need. This may include a phone call, sending a card, providing a meal or making a visit.

 

Sweet Corn Project

Each year, the Missions Team has a Corn For Compassion Sale.  Sweet corn grown on two acres of farmland owned by the church is sold by the “Methodist dozen” – 13 ears!  Proceeds, which average $2,500, are disbursed by the team for missions.  Click here for more information.

 

Wesley Church Partners with Habitat for Humanity

The Mission Team has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to upgrade an abandoned house to make it usable, so that Habitat for Humanity can make it available to a needy family. Members of Wesley are helping with the work and repairs at the home. WGEM News Report.

 

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Wesley Church sponsors:

  • Boy Scout Troop 315 - Click here for 35 pictures from the 2018 year summary. Lots of great activities. More pictures in the Photo Gallery.
  • Cub Scout Troop 
  • Girl Scout Troop 302

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UMCOR

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a committee of the United Methodist denomination. Click here to learn more about UMCOR and how Wesley partners with UMCOR.

 

Other Agencies

The Missions Team also contributes money to many other agencies around our state, country, and world. For more information, attend a Missions Team meeting.

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Address: 1212 W. Calhoun Street, Macomb, IL 61455-1299     Email: office@macombwesleyumc.com      Phone: (309) 833-2153