About the Wesley Foundation
What is the Wesley Foundation?
The Wesley Foundation is the official campus ministry of the United Methodist Church, named after its founder, John Wesley (1703-91). Wesley was an outstanding "saint," scholar, and social reformer in England.
What is the purpose of the Wesley Foundation?
The Wesley Foundation seeks to extend the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the academic setting of the University in order to meet the special needs of students for spiritual formation, intellectual inquiry, and social involvement.
How does the Wesley Foundation carry out its purpose?
The Wesley Foundation sponsors or promotes Christian education classes, worship services, fellowship gatherings, Bible studies, prayer meetings, discussion groups, service projects, spiritual life retreats, mission trips, regional and national student conferences, pastoral care, and much more!
Who may be involved in the Wesley Foundation?
Any Princeton University student, faculty, staff or administrator, regardless of religious background, is welcome to participate in all of the activities of the Wesley Foundation. We do not limit God's love to Methodists!
Who represents the Wesley Foundation on campus?
Dr. B. Keith Brewer is currently in his twentieth year as the Chaplain of the Wesley Foundation at Princeton. He holds a B.A. in biology, three masters degrees in theology, and a Ph.D. in New Testament. Keith is also a Fellow of Mathey College and has been a preceptor in both the Department of Religion and the University Center for Human Values.
Where is the Wesley Foundation located on campus?
The office of the Wesley Foundation is located on the third floor of Murray-Dodge Hall in Room 33. Many of the Wesley Foundation activities also take place in Murray-Dodge Hall, which is in the vicinity of the University Chapel.