Posts with the category “church-leadership”

A Pastoral Response to Butler
July 14th, 2024
To all Americans, we must prevail over fear and discord. To fellow Christians and people of faith, let's work together to build a stronger, more united nation even if the enemy seeks to kill and destr...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
JW Goals 2024-25
May 20th, 2024
Four strategic goals for John Wesley Methodist Church (JWMC) in 2024-25 that align with our core values, mission, and vision....  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
CLT Slate 2024-25
May 6th, 2024
At the Church Conference on May 19 at 5:00 p.m., we will introduce and vote into place the following individuals, both current and new. You can see the current members of the CLT by clicking here. *T...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
Important Financial Information
April 2nd, 2024
Please note that your yearly giving & contribution statements, as well as employee tax reporting and annual benefits elections, will remain on the calendar year....  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
Core Leadership Team Nominations 2024-25
March 12th, 2024
This team provides lay representation for the congregation. It functions primarily as discerners and shepherds, and as such serve as the conscience and guardians of the church. ...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
Filling the Gap (Chief of Staff)
August 22nd, 2023
What is happening next since our Executive Pastor is leaving? Are we going to be able to find another pastor? Are we going to replace them and how will we do that?...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
June 7th, 2023
The time has come for me to take a sabbatical....  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
Church Conference 2023
May 24th, 2023
The first inaugural church conference, held on Sunday, May 21 at John Wesley Methodist Church, was a resounding success as we celebrated the mission and ministry of our church....  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
2023-24 Core Leadership Team Slate
May 16th, 2023
John Wesley Church Family,I am thrilled to announce the 2023 slate for our Core Leadership Team (CLT). After careful consideration and prayerful discernment, we have selected a group of dedicated indi...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
Pt. 1 — Long Range Planning
May 9th, 2023
The Long Range Planning Team has been looking for the best way to engage our ministry areas and congregants to receive your hopes and desires for updating and repurposing our campus....  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
What We Believe. How We Do Church. Bylaws. Biblically Guided Positions.
March 28th, 2023
John Wesley Methodist Church has officially finalized the documents for our bylaws, biblically guided social stances, doctrine, and governance. These documents can be viewed and/or downloaded on our w...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
Core Leadership Team Nominations
March 8th, 2023
The time has come to begin taking nominations for the new slate of Core Leaders. Your nominations are desired!...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
The 1-0 Concept
February 28th, 2023
I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. — Phil. 3:14 —...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
The Way Forward: Bylaws & Pastors
December 5th, 2022
As the congregation of John Wesley Methodist Church, we profess the historic Christian faith in God incarnate in Jesus Christ for our salvation and ever at work in human history in the Holy Spirit. We...  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar
An Epistle to Methodist Christians in America
July 7th, 2022
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This letter is from John Wesley Church in Northwest Houston, written by their Senior Pastor — Rev. Dr. Marty Dunbar....  Read More
by Dr. Marty Dunbar