​Put out in 2016, this History of the Wesley UMW came together out of records held in storage and our current UMW.  Learn about the more than 100 years of our UMW - happy reading! (click here)

Wesley United Methodist Church

Wesley United Methodist Church

​"About Wesley United Methodist Church" was a book prepared by the Historical Committee in preparation for the 1987 Bicentennial of Wesley UMC..  Now, more than 225 years from our humble start, you can read about the path Wesley UMC traveled during its first 200 years (see below).. 

Our vision is to show people the hope in Jesus.  Our mission is to make

   disciples by:  Growing & Learning, Worshiping & Praying, Serving, and Connecting

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A History of Wesley United Methodist Church:

"About Wesley United Methodist Church "

Prepared for the Bicentennial - 1987
 

"Two Centuries of Service 1787-1987"

 From Class Meetings to the Present

Class Meetings ~ Brown's Meeting House ~ Wesley Chapel ~ Wesley Church

  

Compiled by Joan Hoffman Porterfield and the History Committee

Mrs. Norville E. (Helen) Baker ~ Mrs. A. Paul (Geraldine) Garrett

Mrs. Lester A. (Virginia) Houck ~ Mrs. Carl D. (Ruth) Rill

October 1986

 
 
Table of Contents
 

PRAYERS, DEDICATIONS, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, FOREWORD

 

IN THE BEGINNING

Carroll County and the Methodist Movement ~ Social and Economic Conditions

John Allgire Home ~ Class Meetings

 

THE FIRST CHURCH (Not Available)

Brown's Meeting House ~ Brown's Meeting House Lottery

 

THE SECOND CHURCH

Wesley Chapel ~ Wesley School ~ Roads ~ Camp Meetings

 

THE THIRD BUILDING

Fellowship Hall

 

OUR PRESENT CHURCH

Wesley U. M. Church

Communion Stewards

Junior Church and Nursery  

Acolytes

Music at Wesley

Special Services

Wesley Placement

 

A STATION CHURCH

Our Own Parsonage

 

MEETING OUR EXPANDED NEEDS

Educational Building ~ The Church School ~ Women's Class ~ Men's Bible Class

Young Adults ~ Vacation Bible School ~ Wesley 4-H Club ~ Boy Scout Troop #380

Wesley Playgroup

 

ETERNAL RESTING PLACE

Cemetery

 

CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS (Not Available)

United Methodist Women ~ United Methodist Men ~ United Methodist Youth Fellowship

 

THE FUTURE

 

REFERENCES

 

APPENDICES

Appendix A - John Allgire Genealogy

Appendix B - Not Published

Appendix C - Wesley Ministers 1797-1987

Appendix D - Special Life Membership Awards

Appendix E - Not Published