405.525.3521 info@wesleyokc.org

In Worship: We continue our Worship series, “Risky Business.” If Jesus lived in today, the risk assessment folks would have surely rejected his application for life insurance. He often put himself in positions of risk: rubbing rulers the wrong way, eating with “sketchy” people, healing the sick and the unclean. It seems the message of the reign of God requires a bit of risky business. Are we willing to take risks for love and justice? What price to we pay by just playing it safe?    This Week: “Try as We Might.”   

SUNDAY February 2 Volunteers
OFFERING COUNTERS: Marianne Morgan and Robert Thomasson
GREETERS: Nancy Sterling

Organ Scholarship Fund:  One Sunday each month, our beautiful pipe organ is played by a talented OCU organ student. For the last year, we have been blessed by organ intern Chanmi Kim.  As part of our connection with OCU, we’ve established an Organ Scholarship Fund.  Funds will be used to additional monthly Sunday morning opportunities to play at Wesley.   You can make your donation at any time. Please be sure to mark it: “Organ Scholarship Fund.”

Wesley Joins VOICE!   At the request of the Outreach Team, Wesley UMC has joined VOICE for 2020!   If you’re not familiar with VOICE (Voices Organized in Civic Engagement), it is a coalition of congregations, associations, schools and non-profit groups that have come together out of a deep Want to know more?  Please contact Wesley members Marianne Morgan, Mary Benner, Roland Haney or Rev. Jeremy Basset.  Or you can visit the VOICE website: https://www.voiceokc.org/  In February, VOICE is hosting gatherings to discuss two pressures that we and our neighbors face.  We invite you attend gatherings which interest you! (NOTE: Attending a gathering does not automatically lead to further participation on your part.)

Predatory Lending/Student Loan Debt Training: (look for Roland Haney and Mary Benner) Monday, Feb. 3 from 7-9 p.m. at First Unitarian Church; 600 NW 13th OKC

Voter Rights Restoration / SQ 805 Forum: (look for Marianne Morgan and Mary Benner) Sunday, Feb. 16 from 3-4:15 at Penn Avenue Redemption UMC; 1320 N. Penn Ave., OKC

 

All Church Potluck on Feb. 2!  Our next church-wide potluck will be Sunday, Feb. 2.  Bring a dish to share, homemade or store bought!

Wesley on the Move is published each Sunday and covers news for the upcoming week.  For more information about Wesley Church or activities at Wesley, contact: 
 Associate Executive Pastor
Marla Lobo
405.401.4480
associatepastor@wesleyokc.org
Church Administrator
Barry Bennett
405.525.3521
administrator@wesleyokc.org
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