In 1748, Charles Wesley penned these words: "Unite the two so long disjoined, Knowledge and vital piety: Learning and Holiness combined, And all truth and love, let all men see." The life of faith is a constant balancing act of learning and growing, while at the same time living and serving. These are just a [...]


The Holy Way

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church December 16, 2018 Third Sunday of Advent Isaiah 35: 1-10 (CEB) The desert and the dry land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom like the crocus. 2They will burst into bloom, and rejoice with joy and singing. They will receive the glory of Lebanon, the splendor of [...]

A Light in the Darkness

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church December 9, 2018 Festival of Lessons and Carols Luke 2: 1-7 (CEB) In those days Caesar Augustus declared that everyone throughout the empire should be enrolled in the tax lists. 2This first enrollment occurred when Quirinius governed Syria. 3Everyone went to their own cities to be enrolled. 4Since Joseph belonged [...]

Refiner and Purifier

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church December 9, 2018 Second Sunday of Advent Malachi 3: 1-4 (CEB) Look, I am sending my messenger who will clear the path before me; suddenly the Lord whom you are seeking will come to his temple. The messenger of the covenant in whom you take delight is coming, says the [...]