Tag: Wesley United Methodist Church

A "gourd" line was formed to unload the trailer quickly at Wesley United Methodist Church. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

The Great Pumpkin Patch

Summer still has its grip on Hunt County but Fall is just around the corner at Wesley United Methodist Church in Greenville.  Laughter filled the field as hundreds of kids and their parents took part in the Great Unload.  A trailer truck from the Midwest arrived at 11:30 and the […]

It is so easy for a toddler to slip off the pool deck.  Image courtesy of Google and Paris TX Parks and Recreation.

Water safety series on drowning prevention

GREENVILLE – Greenville Fire-Rescue (GFR) has joined up with Wesley United Methodist Church (WUMC) to present a four week water safety series on drowning prevention. According to the Center for Disease Control: Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. […]

Ash Wednesday is a Christian celebration often observed with the imposition of ashes.  Image courtesy of public domain.

Ash Wednesday Services

Many churches in Hunt County celebrate Ash Wednesday.  Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting and it starts the celebration of Lent. The Lenten season begins the 40-day countdown to Easter which falls on April 16th this year. Pastors use ashes from last year’s palm leaves to mark the foreheads of […]

Peyton Tellem lugs a pumpkin to a pallet for display.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

The Pumpkin Patch

Youth groups from Wesley United Methodist Church unloaded a fifty-three foot dry van filled with pumpkins and gourds for Halloween decoration. This is an annual event that funds various activities that the group participates in throughout the year. Kids of all ages formed a pumpkin brigade and passed the gourds to be placed […]

Members of the Wesley UMC grill up hot dogs for parade participants. Photo by Jim Satterwhite

Grilling

Members of the Wesley United Methodist Church Youth Groups grilled hot dogs at the Farmers Market and fed the hungry participants of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade.  A brisk wind out of the northwest with particles of biting sleet dampened the parade somewhat. The hot dogs, chips, […]