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Wesley Pilgrimage in England

Wesley Pilgrimage — The Broadmead Courtyard

The Wesley Pilgrimage in England is a powerful leader formation experience open to all United Methodist lay and clergy leaders.

  • Immerse yourself in the Christ-centered leadership of John Wesley and Charles Wesley
  • Learn, pray, and explore places where the Wesley brothers lived and served
  • Make new friends in small groups and experience British culture and hospitality
  • Make connections between the Wesleyan practices of missional leadership for the 21st century


Wesley Pilgrimage 2018

July 9-19 2018

You will explore: Epworth, the Wesley’s birthplace; Oxford, where John & Charles Wesley led the Holy Club; Bristol, the home of the first Methodist meeting house and the class meeting; London, where both Wesley brothers experienced assurance of salvation and John Wesley built the center of British Methodism; and Salisbury, home to a vital Methodist congregation once served by Bishop Francis Asbury, the father of American Methodism.

Registration coming soon!

Pilgrims will also experience teaching sessions at Sarum College led by Dr. Paul Chilcote and Dr. Steve Manskar.

Scholarships are available for United Methodist lay and clergy leaders. All United Methodist ordained deacons and elders, licensed local pastors, certified lay ministers, lay servants, and lay speakers are eligible to apply for a scholarship »

Give to the Wesley Pilgrimage Scholarship Fund today!

The Wesley Pilgrimage provides opportunities for growth and faith formation for lay leaders and clergy. Your investment in this project is evident in the way it impacts the pilgrims outlook on their ministries upon returning from the trip. 

Read a Story of Impact from Rev. Fred Day, General Secretary - General Commission on Archives and History »

View the 2015 Wesley Pilgrimage Impact Report »