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The Sermons of Wesley Project culminates with a late-May gathering

MTSO will host this two-day event for all who have participated and those who want a taste of this fascinating project.
Please note: We are at capacity for this event, and registration has closed.

The East Ohio Conference Racial-Ethnic Ministries and the Theological Commons at MTSO are sponsoring the eight-month-long Sermons of Wesley Project: United Methodist People of Color Read the Sermons of John Wesley. The project is funded by the General Commission on Religion and Race and has been open to participants throughout the North Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

This online and small-group study will culminate in a face-to-face gathering on MTSO’s campus May 30 and 31. You are invited to join us.


Friday, May 30

10 a.m.: Arrival and registration
10:30 a.m.: Opening worship
11 a.m.: Plenary session
Noon: Lunch
1 p.m.: Breakout groups
2:30 p.m.: Break
3 p.m.: Plenary session
3:30 p.m.: Breakout groups
4:45 p.m.: Break
5 p.m.: Dinner
6:30 p.m.: Social gathering

Saturday, May 31

8:30 a.m.: Breakfast
9:15 a.m.: Opening prayers
9:30 a.m.: Plenary session
10 a.m.: Breakout groups
11 a.m.: Plenary session
11:30 a.m.: Closing worship
Noon: Lunch
1 p.m.: Departure

We will hear from MTSO Professor Diane Lobody, creator of the online material for the Wesley sermons, and gather as fellowship groups for more conversation and worship. We will meet Dr. Gloria Brown, initiator of the original project in East Ohio and the collaboration with East Ohio and MTSO.

This gathering is open to all people who have participated in the Sermons of Wesley Project, as well as interested parties who wish to have a taste of the sermons we have encountered throughout the year.

Come listen, enjoy, discuss, worship and eat with us.

Registration for this event has closed.