Wesley Downtown

Wesley Downtown is located in the heart of downtown Washington, DC on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and 9th Street Northwest at 900 Massachusetts Avenue NW (on the basement level of Mount Vernon Place UMC). This educational center is just steps from the the Convention Center, and blocks from the National Mall, the Smithsonian, the Verizon Center, and Chinatown is easily accessible by metro via the Metro Center, Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center, and Gallery Place/Chinatown metro stations. For more information, you can visit the site of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website. Limited parking may be found along Massachusetts Avenue and K Streets. Depending on the event, parking may also be available beneath Wesley Downtown in the LAZ Parking Garage off 10th Street. Please note that parking is free for all people attending worship at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church.

Wesley Downtown
900 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20001                                   

(202)706-6838

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  • Fall 2014 Classes

Public transportation options to Wesley Downtown using Metro rail or Metro bus can be planned using the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority website.

Parking Garages:

The LAZ parking garage for classes at 900 Massachusetts Avenue NW and adjoining office building can be accessed on the block of 10th Street between Mass Avenue and K Street. There is a parking rate of $11 per hour or $19 for the entire day. Wesley is unable to secure “free” spaces for classes and events during the day at this garage.

Metered Parking:

Metered parking is available in limited quantity around the immediate vicinity with most meters having a one-hour or two-hour limit.

Parking for Evening Classes at Asbury United Methodist Church:

Students enrolled in evening classes at Asbury UMC may park free of charge in Nation Garage located next to Asbury UMC's 11th Street entrance. Complimentary parking is accessed by displaying a parking permit obtained from the Wesley Community Life Office.  Free parking for Wesley students is only available for evening classes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30pm-9:30pm.

All Wesley Downtown students should enter through the glass atrium doors on the Massachusetts Avenue entrance of 900 Massachusetts Avenue NW. Access to all classroom spaces are available 30 minutes prior to class start times. For questions related to classroom space and times call (202) 706-6838.

Tuesdays:
• Preaching and Worship in the Black Tradition (PW-373):  Asbury UMC Sanctuary; 6:30 pm- for evening classes at Asbury UMC, pick up parking pass for Nation Garage in the office of Community Life

Wednesdays:
• Introduction to Corporate Worship (PW-101): Mount Vernon Place UMC Fellowship Hall; 9:00 am- see "parking" tab for futher directions

 Spiritual Formation for Ministry I (MM-101A): Mount Vernon Place UMC Fellowship Hall; 2:00 pm- see "parking" tab for futher directions

• Spiritual Formation for Ministry II (MM-101B): Asbury UMC Fellowship Hall; 7:00 pm- for evening classes at Asbury UMC, pick up parking pass for Nation Garage in the office of Community Life.

• PMM Colloquy I (MM-311 EVE): Asbury UMC Fellowship Hall; 7:30 pm- for evening classes at Asbury UMC, pick up parking pass for Nation Garage in the office of Community Life.

• PMM Colloquy II (MM-313 EVE): Asbury UMC Fellowship Hall; 7:30 pm- for evening classes at Asbury UMC, pick up parking pass for Nation Garage in the office of Community Life.

Thursdays:
• Foundations of Urban Ministry (CM-230): Mount Vernon Place UMC Classroom B103A; 6:30 pm- for evening classes at Mount Vernon Place UMC, parking passes can receive free validation at the beginning of class by building event host.

• Missional Fellows Seminar 1-3: Mount Vernon Place UMC Classroom B102; 6:45 pm- for evening classes at Mount Vernon Place UMC, parking passes can receive free validation at the beginning of class by building event host.

• Urban Fellows Seminar 1-3: Mount Vernon Place UMC Classroom B102; 6:45 pm- for evening classes at Mount Vernon Place UMC, parking passes can receive free validation at the beginning of class by building event host.

 

 

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