Wesley Chapel Episcopal Church makes ‘house calls’

When the Rev. Adrienne Hymes was considering ways to reach out into the community surrounding the new Wesley Chapel Episcopal Church, she hit upon an idea that literally involves making house calls. She has made herself available, by appointment, to visit a house or apartment — or business or other gathering space, for that matter, to lead a ceremony to bless the space. Recently, she visited … [Read more...]

Episcopal Church has first Wesley Chapel home

While it’s a long way from having the permanent worship space and congregation it intends to have, the Episcopal Church has found an initial home at a business park in Wesley Chapel. The church, at 3758 Maryweather Lane in Wesley Chapel, is now having monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of the month, which begins with evening prayer at 6:30 p.m., and then is followed by a core group … [Read more...]

Episcopal church branching into Wesley Chapel

Picture, if you will, a church that does not yet have walls, or established ministries — but is rooted in an ancient tradition. While it’s a blank canvas at the moment, a new Episcopal church in Wesley Chapel won’t remain that way forever — and beginning in January, meetings will be held to begin organizing the church’s first location in the community. “We call it church planting. It’s like … [Read more...]