How to Join Wesley UMC

There are three steps one normally follows to join Wesley.

First, you should attend Wesley for worship on Sunday. Please see the worship schedule for our current selection of services and times.

Second, you should indicate your interest in becoming a member either by signing the registration pad in the pews or speaking to the pastor in person or by phone concerning your interest.

Third, attend a membership orientation class, sometimes called a “new member class,” held periodically throughout the year. The class is typically held after the last Sunday Morning Worship Service and lasts approximately 45 minutes to one hour. As part of that orientation, we ask that you fill out a spiritual gifts survey.

You will be welcomed as new members in front of the congregation with a new members reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. Some of the questions asked of all the new members:

Do you renounce the spiritual forces of wickedness, reject the evil powers of this world, and repent of you sin?

Answer: I do

Do you confess Jesus Christ as your Savior, put your whole trust in his grace, and promise to serve him as your Lord?

Answer: I do

As members of Christ’s universal church, will you be loyal to the United Methodist Church, and do all in your power to strengthen its ministries?

Answer: I will

As members of Wesley United Methodist Church, will you faithfully participated in its ministries by your prayers, your presence, your gifts and your service?

Answer: I will

Will you seek to determine where the talents God has given you intersect with the needs of this community and then use these talents in service to our Lord?

Answer: I will

Will you bring your smiles, creativity, new ideas, and sense of humor with you as you serve God and this church.

Answer: I will

Once you join Wesley, you will be assigned a shepherd to be a friendly face at Wesley and be available to answer any questions you might have. You also will receive Bible Verses sent by e-mail from the pastor. In addition, you will be encouraged to find a Sunday School class, Bible study, or neighborhood prayer group to attend.