Wesley Memorial UMC Tampa
Wesley Memorial UMC Tampa is a place for family, friends and faith. We invite you to visit us any Sunday and experience God’s love in person! Our congregation is friendly. In fact, our vision statement is “Making Friends, Being Friends, Bringing Friends to Christ”. This is more than just a statement this what the people practice. This is clearly demonstrated in the responses of members to the question “Why I Love Wesley”
Our services are meaningful and the messages apply to real life. With over 500 members, Wesley continues to grow. We are excited about the ways in which God is calling us to serve our community!
It is our vision to bring people to Jesus Christ through the Community of faith. As we Grow into Christ-like maturity, being equipped to serve others, we proclaim God’s Word and Worship His name.
We provide something for just about everyone, from men’s and women’s fellowship and study groups, Bible studies, Sunday School, support groups, small groups for accountability, fellowship, recreation, youth, children’s ministries, and much more.
God is blessing Wesley in many ways. We are excited about what God has planned for us as we move forward in faith to share the love of Jesus Christ. We hope you will consider making Wesley your church family.
Knowing God Personally
What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Wait for lightning to strike? Devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Become a better person so that God will accept you? NONE of these. God has made it very clear in the Bible how we can know Him. This will explain how you can personally begin a relationship with God, right now…
Principle One: God loves you and offers a wonderful plan for your life.
God created you. Not only that, he loves you so much that he wants you to know him now and spend eternity with him. Jesus said, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16)
Jesus came so that each of us could know and understand God in a personal way. Jesus alone can bring meaning and purpose to life.
What keeps us from knowing God? …
Principle Two: All of us sin and our sin has separated us from God.
We sense that separation, that distance from God because of our sin. The Bible tells us that “All of us like sheep have gone astray; each of us has turned to his own way.” Deep down, our attitude may be one of active rebellion or passive indifference toward God and his ways, but it’s all evidence of what the Bible calls sin.
The result of sin in our lives is death–spiritual separation from God. Although we may try to get close to God through our own effort, we inevitably fail.
How can we bridge this gulf?…for answers to this question, please visit us at Wesley Memorial UMC.