2018 Wesley Pilgrimage
Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, July 19, 2018

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You are invited to a ten-day adventure, walking in the footsteps of John and Charles Wesley. The Wesley Pilgrimage in England offers an opportunity to:

  • Immerse yourself in the Christ-centered leadership of John and Charles Wesley
  • Learn, pray, and explore places where the Wesley brothers lived and served
  • ​Make new friends
  • Connect our Wesleyan heritage and missional leadership for today

Registration is underway for the 2018 Wesley Pilgrimage in England, a powerful leader formation experience which seeks to connect United Methodist lay and clergy leaders to Jesus Christ in a way that is deeply steeped in the Wesleyan tradition.The $1,995 registration fee for the July 9-19 event includes 10 nights lodging, most meals, coach travel to pilgrimage sites and more. The fee does not include round- trip airfare to England.

Click here for more info and to register.

Scholarships: Applications also are being accepted for 24 scholarships for commissioned provisional elders and deacons, licensed local pastors, lay servants, lay speakers and certified lay ministers. Scholarships of $1,200 will reduce the registration fee to $795. To apply for a scholarship go to http://bit.ly/2ywUHAt. The scholarship application deadline is Jan. 12, and scholarship recipients will be notified before Jan. 31.

How to pay: A non-refundable deposit of $350 must accompany completed registration forms, and full payment must be received no later than June 4. Applicants may break the balance into installment payments that fit their budgets. To work out a payment plan, contact Nancy Dunlap at Discipleship Ministries by email at ndunlap@umcdiscipleship.org.

Itinerary: During the 10-day journey, pilgrims will explore Epworth, the Wesley’s birthplace, Oxford, where the Wesleys led the Holy Club, Bristol, the home of the first Methodist meeting house and the class meeting; London, where both Wesley brothers experienced assurance of salvation and John Wesley built the center of British Methodism; and Salisbury, home to a vital Methodist congregation once served by Bishop Francis Asbury, the father of American Methodism.

CEUs: Participants will receive three CEUs.

Attached Files

wesleypilgrimage flyer 2018[2].pdf

Sponsor: Discipleship Ministries with support from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and the General Commission on Archives and History

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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