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Sunday May 5th, 2019

2nd Sunday of Easter


This Sunday: 
It’s the great 50 day of Easter and we will embark on a new Eastertide sermon series entitled: Life Reset. Jesus is Risen indeed and how we live in THIS world matters.  This week:  Life Reset: Grow in Faith.Wesley On the Move! May 5 – May 12

SUNDAY May 5th Volunteers
OFFERING COUNTERS:  Martha Butler and Robert Thomasson
GREETERS: Lisa Haddon and Barbara Parker

LGBTQA+ Discussions Continue: All persons currently associated with Wesley Church (whether a member or not) are invited to find a group where they feel comfortable, and go through a set of materials that will be used across all such groups. We will pray, reflect, and then upon examination of your own heart and faith, respond to the question about “where are you on this issue of LGBTQIA+ inclusion at Wesley?”  Please pick up a set of materials on Sunday.  Three special discussion groups are set for this week:

Sunday, May 5, during lunch – facilitated by Pastor Jeremy (in the library – bring your plate)
Wednesday, May 8, at 11:30 AM – facilitated by Pastor Marla (in the library – bring your lunch, if desired)
Thursday, May 9, at 6:00 PM – facilitated by Pastor Marla (in the library – bring your dinner, if desired)

OIMC Special offering:  All churches in the Oklahoma Annual Conference are encouraged to collect a special offering for the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference (OIMC) to further the missional outreach of our Native American churches. OIMC churches often serve poverty ridden areas and the ministries of OIMC churches reach deep into the community offering help, relief, and hope to the people of their mission field.  We will take up a special offering on Sunday, May 19th. 

AlsoSunday May 5th is our next all church pot luck lunch!  Bring your favorite dish (homemade or store bought) to share!  And, the Wesley Women United Boutique will be open during the lunch time!

Sunday Community Lunch:  We hope that you will join us each Sunday for this extended time to fellowship together. Lunch is needed for only a few remaining dates in May and June:  May 19, May 26, June 23 and June 30.   Please contact Jean Hendrickson (jdhendrickson@sbcglobal.net) or Ron Otte (frondesk@wesleyokc.org).  Note: There will be no community lunch on Mother’s Day, May 12.

Oklahoma Annual Conference: The gathering of Oklahoma United Methodists will be Monday, May 27- Thursday May 30.  Most of the meetings will be at Oklahoma City University, but we are excited to share that Wesley has been selected to host the events on Monday, including the evening Worship service and reception remembering pastors and their spouses who have transitioned to the Church Triumphant in the last 12 months.  Volunteers are needed during assist the 400-500 guests we are expecting for Monday.  

Also, volunteers are needed to help our Wesley trustees stripe our parking on Tuesday, May 14, beginning at 8:30 AM.  All materials will be provided.   

Looking Ahead:
Wesley Children’s Art Camp: July 29-31 (Monday-Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 PM)

 

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