In Worship: We will continue our sermon series exploring the Old Testament mothers and fathers and consider how their story speaks into our lives today. Coming up: Mothers and Fathers of Our Faith: Sarai and Hagar (7/15) and Nehemiah (7/22).
Dinners for the OCU Women’s Volleyball Team: We have a great opportunity to help the OCU Women’s Volleyball team as they begin their practice – which is BEFORE the OCU cafeteria opens!! Wesley has agreed to provide dinner for the team each evening at Wesley August 6-10 (Monday-Friday) at 5:30 PM. There are 20 team members. Can your family or Wesley group (Sunday School class, etc.) provide a meal? Contact Nancy Christensen at email@example.com or 694-8667 for more information or if you can help!
Backpack Giveaway at July Community Breakfast: This year, we will again give away 72 backpacks and school supplies to our neighborhood children at our July Community Breakfast scheduled for Saturday, July 28th from 9-11 AM! A family at Wesley has generously donated the backpacks and a lot of the school supplies. Additional items that are particularly needed are listed below. LOOK for the collection table in the Sanctuary.
- Antibacterial wipes
- Baby wipes
- Black dry erase markers
- Construction paper
- Gallon baggies
- Hand sanitizer (8oz or larger)
- Kleenex (regular size box – not purse)
- Safety scissors and pointed scissors
- Wide-ruled composition notebooks (black and white)
Also, please sign up to help prepare breakfast or donate a food item. It’s always a busy morning!
Lantern Donations: All donations to the Lantern each Sunday in July will be used to purchase school supplies for our neighborhood children.
Church Office Closed July 16-20. For information, access or emergencies, please call the main Wesley number 405.525-3521 and your message will be relayed to the proper Wesley person.
Wesley Lunch Bunch: YOU are invited to the next gathering of the Wesley Lunch Bunch! We will meet at 11:30 AM on Thursday, July 19st at Ron’s Hamburgers, 4723 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.
Summer Choir: Wesley’s Summer choir continues this Sunday and will sing every other Sunday. ALL voices are welcome and encouraged to participate – even if it is for just one Sunday. All practices begin at 9:15 AM! July 22 – practice and sing during Worship
Paint and Pray Summer Schedule: Wesley’s Paint and Pray ministry will meet every other week in during the summer. Here is their summer schedule: July 19; August 2, 16, and 30.
SUNDAY July 15 and 22 Volunteers:
OFFERING COUNTERS: 7/15 Tom Lewis & Pat Fuller; 7/22 Peter Onema & Fran Parkhill
GATHERING: 7/15 Ron Otte; 7/22 Martha Butler
GREETING: 7/15 Ken McPherson & Fran Parkhill; 7/22 Lisa Haddon & Martha Butler
For Healing: Doug Johnston, Mardea Warner, Pat Watson
For God’s Presence: Family Connie Cagle who died after a two year battle with breast cancer. She was 39 and leaves behind husband and children ages 9 and 13.