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Wesley Meals 2020

Posted 01/16/2020 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

Wesley is BACK!!! We are so excited for what God is doing in our ministry and the many ways we are blessing others! The vibe and energy has been so positive and exciting and it's been really cool to see our students coming up with new ideas to bless others and enrich our community. One of the ways we love to connect with our Wesley community is through our weekly Tuesday meals that we have after our services. Our students truly look forward to these meals each week! And it's donors like you who make that possible! We have appreciated all the home cooked meals, donations, catered meals and getting to know some of you more! As you may have heard our ministry is growing which means more mouths to feed. Currently it costs about $400 to feed about 100 people each week. Which if you think about that's pretty good since that's only $4 a person and they get a full meal and dessert! Maybe you are thinking "I can't afford the full $400." That's ok! You are welcome to send in a donation of whatever you can afford. Or maybe cooking isn't your thing but would love to order food and have it delivered...that's great too! Whatever you are able to give or do would be greatly appreciated! If you would like to make a contribution then you can mail your checks to 1395 Campus View Court Oviedo, FL 32765 and make your checks payable to Wesley at UCF (please include a note saying the contribution is for Wesley Wide Dinner) or you can make a donation online at www.wesleyatucf.org/donate (please enter your donation under Wesley Wide Dinners). To avoid doubling up on a date please be sure to sign up on the calendar even if you are sending in a check. As always if you have any questions or would like to stick around after the service to meet our students feel free to reach out to Charity and we would love to have you! And for more information on favorite meals, drop off times (we usually eat around 8:45/9pm), amount of students, dietary restrictions, etc. please click on the special instructions link and if you can't find it let Charity know and she will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you for all your continued love and support of this ministy! Love, Wesley at UCF Staff

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Fall Semester is just around the corner and we need your help!!

Posted 08/06/2019 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

We can't believe how quickly the summer has come and gone! We hope that you and your family had a great summer and were able to sneak in some relaxation and great memories. As we prepare for the Fall semester we wanted to reach out to all of you and see if you would be willing to partner with us in providing one of our weekly meals for our Tuesday Night Service. If you have ever been blessed by a meal from one of your church members during a season of your life or had the opportunity to participate in a "take them a meal" or "meal train" then you know how much of a blessing it is to receive or provide a meal. It allows you to focus on your family, work, current need, etc rather than having to plan, shop or cook a meal. This is why we look to you for help so that we too can focus our resources in other areas all the while our students are still being blessed by a free meal each week. The weekly meals provided by you are also a HUGE help for us financially! So we pray that you would consider blessing our students with one of our weekly meals. You are welcome to make a home cooked meal, have it catered or even make a donation for a meal. If you would like to make a contribution then you can mail your checks to 1395 Campus View Court Oviedo, FL 32765 and make your checks payable to Wesley at UCF (please include a note saying the contribution is for Wesley Wide Dinner) or you can make a donation online at www.wesleyatucf.org/donate (please enter your donation under Wesley Wide Dinners). To avoid doubling up on a date please be sure to sign up on the calendar even if you are sending in a check. As always if you have any questions or would like to stick around after the service to meet our students feel free to reach out to Charity and we would love to have you! And for more information on favorite meals, drop off times (we usually eat around 8:45/9pm), amount of students, dietary restrictions, etc. please click on the special instructions link and if you can't find it let Charity know and she will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you for all your continued love and support of this ministy! Love, Wesley at UCF Staff

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Wesley Spring Semester Meals

Posted 12/04/2018 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

First off I want to thank all of you for a wonderful Fall semester filled with lots of yummy meals and the financial support for those meals. We were able to provide almost every single week without having to use our budget thanks to you!!! We are beginning to plan for our Spring semester and we are so excited for the things to come and are believing its going to be another great year! I have went ahead and added the dates for our Spring services and we would love to have you partner with us again next year! You are welcome to make a home cooked meal, have it catered or even make a donation for a meal. If you would like to make a contribution then you can mail your checks to 1395 Campus View Court Oviedo, FL 32765 and make your checks payable to Wesley at UCF (please include a note saying the contribution is for Wesley Wide Dinner) or you can make a donation online at www.wesleyatucf.org/donate (please enter your donation under Wesley Wide Dinners). To avoid doubling up on a date please be sure to sign up on the calendar even if you are sending in a check. As always if you have any questions or would like to stick around after the service to meet our students feel free to reach out to me and we would love to have you! And for more information on favorite meals, drop off times (we usually eat around 8:45/9pm), amount of students, dietary restrictions, etc. please click on the special instructions link and if you can't find it let me know and I would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you again for being a part of a very special part of building community amongst our students and may God richly bless you and your families this coming year!!

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Fall Semester is Just Around the Corner!!

Posted 07/30/2018 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

Hello, The beginning of Fall Semester is only 3 weeks away and we are in need of your support again in our weekly meals. Last year we were able to fill almost EVERY single week thanks to all of you!! This not only allowed our students to enjoy a delicious home cooked meal but it also allowed us to stay within budget for our meals and to take some additional stress off of our staff. SO THANK YOU!!! Each week we look forward to those hangouts after our service where we get to sit and enjoy a meal together. This is a great opportunity for those who are new to Wesley to get to know some of our other students rather than rushing out the door after service and never getting that chance to make that connection. It's also a huge help to those who may be running low on grocery money that week or those who live in a dorm where there isn't a full kitchen to get a home cooked meal. So as you can see these meals are very important to our community and we could not do them without your help! So we hope that you will once again partner with us by signing up for a week that works best for you. Remember if you are not able to make a meal but would still like to contribute then you can mail your checks to 1395 Campus View Court Oviedo, FL 32765 and make your checks payable to Wesley at UCF (please include a note saying the contribution is for Wesley Dinner). So whether you are preparing a meal, having it catered or sending a check please sign up for a week so we know what weeks are covered and who to make the thank you note out to. As always if you have any questions or would like to stick around after the service to meet our students feel free to reach out to me and we would love to have you! And for more information on favorite meals, drop off times, amount of students, etc. please click on the special instructions link and if you can't find it let me know and I would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Again thank you so much for all your support and delicious meals!! May Godly richly bless your for your kindness.

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Spring Meals

Posted 12/06/2017 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

Hey everyone! We want to thank you for a great semester of delicious meals!!!! Through your help we were able to provide a meal each week and stay below our budget for our meals. This is a HUGE goal that you helped us meet! We can't wait for the next semester! We have updated our dates for next semester and hope that you will continue to support our ministry through your meals and or donations. As always please feel free to reach out if you have any questions. We pray that you have a wonderful holiday and look forward to seeing you all next semester. With love, Your Wesley Family

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Wesley is Back!!!

Posted 08/03/2017 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

We hope you all have a had a great summer and a chance to get some rest. We are so excited for the upcoming semester that starts on August 22nd! We have a lot of great things planned for the new school year and could use your help with a particular area. As you know we love to serve home cooked and delicious meals to our students at our weekly service. At Wesley we believe that a lot connections and great conversations are made during our meal time. It has become a HUGE part of our ministry and something that our students really look forward to each week. Many of our students don't have the resources to have a delicious home cooked meal while away at college and through your help this has been made possible. Connecting with each of you has also allowed our students to develop new relationships with individuals and churches so that one day they too can give back to the community. Signing up is simple all you need to do is go to the calendar and click on the date that you would want to sign up for and enter what you would like to provide or make. If you would prefer to send in a monetary donation to cover the cost ($200-$300) of a meal for that week you would simply sign up for a date and write that the "meal is to be determined by Wesley". Checks can be made payable to CFL Wesley and sent to 1395 Campus View Court Oviedo, Fl. 32765. Again thank you very much and know that you are such a big blessing to our students and we are so thankful for your donations!

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We need your help!

Posted 01/15/2017 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

Good morning, We are in need of your help! So far we only have one person/group signed up for one meal this whole semester. I have been desperately trying to reach out to everyone I know including local churches. Unfortunately, I am not hearing back from them or they say they will sign up and haven't yet. I'm sad to say that we have even had discussions of having to cut back the amount of meals we provide or end them altogether, which breaks my heart. These meals have become a big part of our community and are often times the meal that our students look forward to the most each week. And the leftovers even help save our students money throughout the week. To provide a meal each week for a whole semester is about $4,000 which is about $250-$300 weekly. That amount is unfortunately not in our budget which is why we have reached out to you and have appreciated so much your help in the past. So we are hoping that you can again partner with us whether it's signing up to bring a meal, donating money for a meal, or providing us with names of people who would like to provide a meal/donation. As always please let me know if you have any questions. And if you are wanting to partner with another individual please let me know because I have some people in mind. Thank you so much for your time!

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Spring Semester

Posted 01/01/2017 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

Happy New Year! We pray that you all had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year! We are only 9 days away from our first Wesley of the Spring Semester and we are so excited to see what God has in store! We could really use your help in keeping us on track with our budget and making each Tuesday extra special by having all the dates filled up for our weekly meals. We especially need a meal for our first service. Please help us start this new year off with a bang by filling up all the slots! Feel free to share this with other churches or groups that you know of that has a heart for college students and blessing others. Thank you again for all your dedication to making this sesmester a success and all the relationships that are built between us and our college students through these meals.

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Spring 2017

Posted 12/16/2016 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

I hope you all are having a wonderful holiday so far and are as excited for Christmas as we are! As the Fall Semester has come to a close we wanted to thank you for all your generosity and yummy food! You have truly been a blessing to our students! And as we prepare for the Spring Semester we are looking forward to partnering with you again. I have attached a list of the Spring dates that are available. Please take some time to pray about it and talk to your groups and churches. We are hoping and believing that we can fill this whole list up and each date is filled up before it approaches (especially the first one 😊). As always if you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Or if you would rather send in a check to sponsor a meal it typically cost about $200-$300 for a full meal with dessert (checks can be made payable to CFL Wesley). All we ask is that you still sign up for a date so we don't double up and waste any food. Also if you need more details on types of foods they enjoy, allergies, drop off details, etc. there is a link called "view address, delivery, etc" that has that information for you. Thank you all again for all your love and support and we pray that you have a wonderful Christmas holiday and a Happy New Year!

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Spring dates are Up!

Posted 11/29/2016 by Charity Lopez of Wesley at UCF

Hey everyone! Thank you so much for blessing our students with meals this semester!! Please pray about joining us again next semester in supplying meals or funds for a meal for our students. As always please let me know if you have any questions.

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