The ETSU Wesley Foundation is campus ministry affiliated with the United Methodist Church but is open to EVERYONE at East Tennessee State University. We welcome all denominations with open arms and many of our students are of other denominations. Our ministry aims to be a home away from home for college students where they can come worship, fellowship, and make friendships that will last a lifetime, in an atmosphere where they can grow closer to God.
Reaching and encouraging students to grow deeper in their relationship with Christ through community, discipleship, missions and servanthood.
What a joy it is to serve as Director of the Wesley Foundation at ETSU! I am entering my fourth year as Director and looking forward to another great year of worship and fun at Wesley. I have had many varied ministry opportunities throughout my career. These include: serving as a Physical Education Teacher on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico, serving as a Pastor and Assistant Pastor of small and large United Methodist Churches, and served as a Camp Director of Camp Dickenson in Fries, Virginia. I have been blessed to be appointed in June of 2010 to serve as the Campus Minister of ETSU Wesley Foundation.
Rebecca is a graduate of Milligan College and current Master of Divinity student at Emmanuel Christian Seminary. Her passions include underwater welding, mini-four-square, and inside-out-violining. She also loves hammocking in the everglades, roller skating on the sandy beaches of Delaware, and hanging out on the metal rails underneath train trestles. Her middle name should have been "Corgopherminx" or "Bloodwing 4000." Come hang out at Wesley and get to know our assistant director!
I graduated from ETSU with a degree in Mass Communications/ Photography shortly after graduation I married the talented Matt Sanders (in photo) who you will see leading worship in the band at Wesley. I am thankful to be able to use my talents at the Wesley Foundation too! I enjoy taking photos of happy people and my three "fur babies."- (Malcom , Foxy and Frankie) I look forward to meeting you and seeing what God has in store for The Wesley Foundation this year!