Church News & Press Releases

Wesley Partners With Giocosa To Provide Necessities

Wesley Partners With Giocosa To Provide Necessities

The Children & Youth in collaboration with The United Methodist Men and Young & Saved Ministry purchased and collected over 600 items to fill 40 bags with necessities for teens entering foster care.  The bags were provided to Giocosa, and included hair...

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Wesley United Methodist Men Celebrate Annual Men’s Day

Wesley United Methodist Men Celebrate Annual Men’s Day

Guest Speaker and Austin Fire Chief, Brother Joel Baker brought the message "Be Joshua: Lead Your People" as the Wesley United Methodist Men celebrated during the annual Men's Day Service.     Brother Baker left us with these words, to motivate and...

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Remembering Santa Land

Christmas cheer from Chester & Clara Walker on Astor Place in Austin, Texas. Featuring: Mr. Chester & Mrs. Clara Walker Reverend Dr. Freddie Dixon Mrs. Estella Akins In loving memory of Mr. Chester Walker 1932-2013.Interviewers: Ms. Arlene Youngblood Ms. Anita...

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Is it safe to get a mammogram during COVID -19?

Is it safe to get a mammogram during COVID -19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that nowhere you go is 100% safe, and there’s still a risk that you can catch the virus in any setting. But skipping an important cancer screening is risky, too. Delaying a mammogram for a month or two shouldn’t be a problem, but...

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Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year.1  Wesley UMC sponsored a workshop entitled Bridges to Hope for Faith Leaders a program of National Alliance on Mental Illness Austin....

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Happy 112th Birthday Mr. Richard Overton

Happy 112th Birthday Mr. Richard Overton

The Wesley Veterans Committee recently met with Mr. Overton, America's oldest living veteran, who is currently 112 years old. He may be America's oldest living male. This gathering was facilitated by Mr. Overton's cousin, Rev. Carl J. Jarmon, USN (Ret) visiting from...

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Historical Marker Unveiling & Dedication Held at Wesley UMC

Historical Marker Unveiling & Dedication Held at Wesley UMC

An Equal Justice Initiative was held at Wesley United Methodist Church to memorialize three African American men that were lynched in the area. This event is part of an ongoing effort to express the importance of education and civil rights. Seattle Times Coverage:...

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Wesley Intergenerational Choir Celebrates 40 Years

Wesley Intergenerational Choir Celebrates 40 Years

On Saturday, September 24, 2017, the Wesley Intergenerational Choir celebrated 40 years of spreading God's message through song. The program was titled "ARISE! Proclaim the Power of God!" using scripture Psalm 68:32-35. The choir ministered to everyone in the room,...

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