Wesley’s Lay Organization elects new officers for this conference year. 

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Wesley’s Lay Organization was well represented at the Tenth District Founders Day celebration here in Houston. Members participated in the Lay component meeting conducted by Wesley’s Larry Hollie, Tenth District Lay President. Delegates were elected to attend the Lay Biennial in Columbus, OH in August. In addition to the spirit filled worship services the Lay also attended the Legacy Luncheon honoring fellow AME’s Retired Senior Bishop John Bryant, Rev. Cecilia Bryant (in her absence) and Astronaut Stephanie Wilson.

Wesley’s Lay Organization elects new officers for this conference year.

President – Thelma Kennedy-Malveaux, First Vice President – John Fisher, Secretary – Juanita Versher, Treasurer – Marva Fontenette, Chaplain – Billie Blackmon, Director of Lay Activities – Brenda Watkins.

The Lay Organization is a teaching and training ministry whose main objectives are to 1) Uplift the rich history of the AME Church 2) Learn/teach others about the Discipline and principles of African Methodism 3) Help promote fellowship among the members of Wesley’s congregation 4) Foster, influence and support constructive and progressive legislation for the church 5) Support the vision of our Pastor here at Wesley.


Lay meetings are held at 6:30pm on the 4th Mondays of every month. Contact any Lay member for more information. Come join us! 

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