Church History?

A brief history of Wesley Church of Hope and the United Methodist Church.

Methodist Traditions?

The Christian calendar and Holy holidays marking the birth, life, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ.

The Bible?

Both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible serve as sources of primary guidance for our faith.

Sacraments?

The United Methodist Church recognizes two sacraments – baptism and communion.

Starting Points?

When you need encouragement and refreshment for your soul, turn to these Scriptures and topics.

Your Personal Spiritual Gifts?

While all of life is a gift from God, these twenty gifts are lifted up within Scripture as the gifts of the Spirit, given specifically for the upbuilding of the body of Christ.

Discipleship?

Discipleship involves a ministry of outreaching love and witness to others concerning Christ and God’s grace.
History of Wesley Church of Hope

Our History

In July, 2003, the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church approved the merger of Wesley UMC and Church of Hope UMC to create Wesley Church of Hope UMC.

Pastor Dr Charles Ferguson

The rich history of Wesley Church of Hope goes beyond the date of our merger between Wesley United Methodist and Hope United Methodist Church.  Our history prior to the merger of Wesley UMC and the Church of Hope includes prior mergers of Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Church, Aldersgate UMC, Hope UMC, and Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Church of Hope has had five pastors.  The Rev. Mamie Jenkins, Rev. Richard Walker, Rev. Richard Dunbar, Leo Cunningham and the current pastor, Dr. Charles W. Ferguson.