The Yard Sale is held twice a year, and the proceeds from the sale support various mission teams or ministry opportunities at Wesley. The 2020 Spring Yard Sale will be Saturday, March 28, 7am-12pm.
ReStart Augusta is a non-profit partner of Wesley UMC run entirely by volunteers, who build, paint and deliver beds to those without them. Visit ReStart Augusta’s webpage restartaugusta.org
The Pumpkin Patch is an annual fundraiser — 100% of its proceeds benefit Wesley’s foreign mission teams. During October, the Pumpkin Patch sells pumpkins, pansies, mums, bales of hay and gourds. Other events are held in the Patch each year, too–our Night in the Patch is a must-do for everyone!
FaithCare is a free clinic that offers faith-based medical and spiritual care to treat the whole person. FaithCare provides treatment for acute minor illness, ongoing primary care, counseling and prescription assistance for Columbia County residents. Visits are by appointment only – call 706-829-2584. Phones are monitored by volunteers, and calls may not be returned immediately.
Wesley has partnered with Lamar Milledge Elementary School to bring tutors to each classroom and to hold coat, shoe and school supply drives for children in need.
Family Promise of Augusta is committed to helping homeless families of the surrounding area achieve lasting independence by providing safe shelter, meals, day care, and support services for these families. We also partner with programs designed to address the underlying causes of homelessness. Wesley hosts Family Promise once a quarter. Click the picture for more information.
The Men in Mission meet every Tuesday morning at 7 am at the Brandon Wilde Clubhouse for breakfast and a short devotional. Breakfast is available for $10. Afterward, they go into the community or around the church to do basic repairs, build wheelchair ramps or do construction work for those in need.
People with older or unneeded cars often donate them to Wesley. Our team of mechanics then provides a basic tune-up and fixes any other mechanical issues before identifying a client in need and donating the car. Click on the photo to watch a brief video. If you have more questions about the ministry or want to donate your vehicle, contact the church office at 706-869-0888.
The Wesley Relief and Recovery Team leads a number of construction and storm relief projects each year. Projects range from one-day local projects to week-long or longer out-of-town disaster recovery trips. You might think you are signing up to serve, but you will discover that you receive more in return than you could ever give. For more information, click here.
Our foreign mission teams have traveled to Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Kenya, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Russia. They have hosted medical clinics, Vacation Bible Schools and women’s handiwork workshops, and assisted with construction projects. If you are interested, click the picture to email the Mission Director, David Blackwood.