In Worship: We continue our Worship series, “Risky Business.” This Week: “Risky Business: Not Quite the Hometown Hero.”
SUNDAY February 16 Volunteers
OFFERING COUNTERS: Tiffiny Lewis and Bob Sheets
GREETERS: Mary Sheets and Nancy Sterling
VOICE Corner: Here is the latest news from VOICE at Wesley! 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 sense of mission and concern for the pressures faced by families in OKC. Visit the VOICE website: https://www.voiceokc.org/ for more information. All members of the congregation are welcome to attend meetings or information sessions related to issues that are of interest.
- Sunday, Feb. 16 from 3-4:15 PM – Voter Rights Restoration / SQ 805 Forum: (look for Marianne Morgan and Mary Benner) at Penn Avenue Redemption UMC; 1320 N. Penn Ave., OKC
- Sunday, Mar. 1 during our fellowship lunch – VOICE at Wesley Informational Session. During our fellowship lunch, Roland Haney and others will lead a 15-minute presentation to share more about VOICE and how you can get involved!
- Saturday, Mar. 7 from 10 AM – noon: Wesley core leader’s formation meeting.
Stories Needed! VOICE is currently working on predatory (Payday) lending and student loan debt. If you’ve personally experienced unscrupulous loan practices and would like to share your story (with your name or anonymously), you can complete the form and return it to Pastor Marla Lobo at Wesley or share your story in person with Roland Haney or Mary Benner on March 1.
Ash Wednesday Come and Go Prayer Event on Feb. 26: Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, is Wednesday, February 26th and Wesley will once again host a come and go prayer event to enable as many folks as possible to participate. From Noon-7:00 PM, come to the Sanctuary and move through the prayer stations. Spend as long as you want!
Community Breakfast on Feb. 29: Our next Guy Ramsey “Breakfast on Us” community breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, February 29th from 9-11 am. You can volunteer to help or donate an item such as: eggs, juice, bread, fruit or milk. A sign-up sheet is available outside the main (West) office.
Lenten Study begins March 1: Rev. Ed Light will be leading a Lenten study starting at 9:30 AM each Sunday in Lent (March 1-April 5) in the parlor. All members of Wesley are encouraged to participate in this six-week study!
Sunday Community Lunch: It’s wonderful that February lunches are all spoken for and we are thankful for our February hosts. March is coming soon! We have open dates for the 8th, 15th, and 29th. If it’s been awhile since you or your group or Sunday School class has hosted, please help in March. You can contact the church office or Jean Hendrickson at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know which date is best for you!