Auditors on campus (K-115 )


Tuesday, August 19

International Student Orientation, 8 am – 5:30 pm (KG-01)


Wednesday, August 20

International Student Orientation, 8 am – 5:30 pm (KG-01)

Staff lunch gathering “Netflix at Work,” 12 – 1 pm (TG-12 or TBD)

DEADLINE for email announcements, 12 pm!  (Please send nearly “camera ready” information in Calibri font, 12pt to communications@wesleyseminary.eduThank you!)

Academic Planning, 5 – 8:30 pm (Elderdice & KG-01)

Monuments Walk, sponsored by Wesley Fellowship, (meet at 9 pm in front of the library)


Thursday, August 21

Administrative Council, 8:30 am – 2 pm (board room)

SPP Program Orientation, 8:30 am – 4 pm    (K-105 & K-106)

Dr. Shin Lee’s class, 3 – 4 pm (K-114)

Academic Planning, 5 – 8:30 pm (Elderdice & KG-01)


Friday, August 22

New Student General Orientation— 8 am – 8 pm

     Starts at 8 am with registration and breakfast (Elderdice)

     Many activities and events at various times / locations throughout the day including….

            Community Picnic, 12 – 1 pm (outside refectory / refectory)

            Community Worship, 5:30 – 6:30 pm (chapel)

Community Talent Show, 8:30 – 10 pm (Elderdice) ALL ARE INVITED!        


Saturday, August 23

PMM General Orientation—Starts at 8:30 am in Elderdice (also will be in KG-01 & refectory)

Malagasy Church Choir rehearsal, 3 – 6 pm (TG-09)

“Dr. Who” Season Premier Party, sponsored by Wesley Fellowship, 7:30 pm (New Residence Hall [NRH] first floor lounge)

“Songs of Water,” live at Jammin’ Java in Falls Church, $10, (meet at 5 pm in NRH plaza)


Sunday, August 24

French Speaking Protestant Church, 9:30 am - 1 pm (Elderdice)

Hungarian Reformed Church. 10 – 1 pm (chapel & refectory)




Tuesday, August 26—Community Worship, 11 am  (chapel)




The Business Office will be open, 9 am – 4:30 pm (including during the lunch hour),  Monday – Thursday, August 25 – 28;  regular hours, 9 – 12 & 1 – 4:30 resume on Friday, August 29.

The Registrar’s Office will have extended hours and be open during lunch, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm,  Monday – Thursday, August 25 -28.  Stop by to get your student ID, update your address or ask any registration questions!   Regular hours, 9 am – 12 pm & 1 – 4:30 pm, resume on Friday, August 29.





-Monuments Walk

Wednesday, August 20 at 9 pm

Wesley Fellowship is sponsoring a trip downtown to see the monuments at night, and get

dessert before returning to campus. Meet in front of the Library at 9 pm!


-Community Cookout

Friday, August 22 at 12 pm

Enjoy a picnic-style lunch with the Wesley Community, sponsored by the Office of Community

Life. Meet your fellow seminarians, and hear more about Wesley Fellowship, Student Council

and other student groups.


-Talent Show

Friday, August 22, from 8:30 – 10 pm

After dinner, come upstairs to Elderdice as we share our talents with the community.

Sign-up will be going on all week and on Friday during the picnic, if you want to share your



-Saturday Night Fun

Saturday, August 23

There are two options for fun Saturday night:

1)     Dr. Who Season Premiere Party: Join your fellow Dr. Who fans to watch the season premiere in

the New Residence Hall’s First Floor lounge at 7:30 pm, or…

       2)  you can go hear “Songs of Water,” live at Jammin’ Java in Falls Church. Tickets

are $10. Meet in NRH Plaza at 5 pm (show starts at 6 pm)


-Night out in Glen Echo Park

Friday, September 5 at 7 pm

Join us as we journey to Glen Echo Park for a night of fun!

For those who want to Contra Dance, bring $10 and your dancing shoes!

For those who want to walk and wander around the park, join us for an evening of adventures

at this location not far from campus!


For more information, like us on Facebook @ facebook.com/wtsfellowship or

email us @ wtsfellowship@gmail.com


THE  DADIAN GALLERY IS OPEN AGAIN!  Be sure to see “LIVING TRADITION:  Icons for the Liturgical Year by Davydov & Shalamova.” Lovingly created and transported from Russia, 35 contemporary icons continue, extend, and reinterpret the centuries-old tradition of art used as a powerful and responsible instrument for preaching a visual sermon.  Consider this your invitation to connect with the face of holiness.  For more information about the exhibit please contact Amy Gray:  202-885-8637 or agray@wesleyseminary.edu.


SECOND MONDAYS AT WESLEY – “Living Matthew 25: Focusing on the Big Things.” 

The Gospel will always challenge the status quo. In the 25th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus reminds us that to do it to one of the least is to do it to him. So he challenges us to heal the sick, feed the hungry, and welcome the stranger. Big things!

Please join us as we explore “Living Matthew 25: Focusing on the Big Things.” Wesley’s faculty will unlock the Holy Scriptures and the church’s history, traditions, and theology to clarify the Gospel imperatives of healing the sick, feeding the hungry, and welcoming the stranger.


Our first meeting of the academic year will be Monday, Sept. 8, from 7:30 – 9 am in Elderdice Hall at Wesley’s main campus (4500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW).  President David McAllister-Wilson will be our first speaker of the season.  Please RSVP to events@wesleyseminary.edu or  202-885-8630.





Usual hours for both offices:  9 am – 12 pm & 1 – 4:30 pm (closed during lunch)


Business Office—Next week only,  Monday – Thursday, August 25 – 28:  9 am – 4:30 pm (open during lunch)                          

            Friday, August 29:  usual hours return, 9 am –  12 pm & 1 – 4:30 pm (closed during lunch)

Registrar’s Office—Next week onlyMonday – Thursday, August 25 – 28, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm (open during lunch)

            Friday, August 29:  usual hours return, 9 am – 12 pm & 1 – 4:30 pm (closed during lunch)



Now – August 23

Monday – Friday:  8 am – 4:30 pm

Starting Monday, August 25

Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 10:30 pm

Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday: 10 am -5 pm (starting 6 September)

Sunday: Closed

Closed Labor Day



Monday - Friday:   8:30 am – 12 pm & 1 - 4:30 pm

Starting Monday, August 25:

Monday – Friday:  8:30 am – 12 pm & 1 – 6:30 pm


H A V E   A   G O O D   W E E K !

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