Virtual Palm Procession Tutorial

Do you remember how beautiful and meaningful it was to see each other’s faces during our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service? And how wonderful it was to be able to include family members from a distance who weren’t able to travel to be with us for the holiday? Well, we are going to do something similar for the Palm Processional on March 28. Our Mission and Outreach team, with help from our...
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“Go Light Your World” Campaign

The Minnesota Annual Conference has invited us to take part in a new campaign called "Go Light Your World" which focuses on offering thanks and encouragement to health care workers and other essential workers. A few ways you may choose to participate: Light up your church and home: On Christmas Eve, light up every window in your church building and your home. We may not be gathering, but...
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Minnesota Conference Turns Dial Back to Orange

In light of increased concern over large-scale spread of coronavirus in Minnesota and elsewhere, the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church has dialed the precaution level back to Orange as of October 27, 2020. Read the entire announcement here. Wesley UMC has a Re-gathering Task Force which is tasked with interpreting guidelines relating to building use and programming...
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Wesley In-Person Worship Suspended

March 14, 2020 This email was sent to the congregation of Wesley United Methodist Church (Winona, Minn.) on March 14, 2020. Dear Wesley family: I am writing to inform you that our church council just voted to suspend all worship, gatherings and church meetings at Wesley UMC effective immediately until the time that it is safe to reconvene.  At the end of April, Wesley leadership will evaluate...
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