About wesley church

John Wesley

1703-1791

FOUNDER OF METHODIST MISSION

John Wesley travelled generally on horseback,preaching two or three times each day.Stephen Tomkins writes that he "rode 250,000 miles, gave away 30,000 pounds, and preached more than 40,000 sermons.

He formed societies, opened chapels, examined and commissioned preachers, administered aid charities, prescribed for the sick, helped to pioneer the use of electric shock for the treatment of illness, superintended schools and orphanages, and received at least 20,000 for his publications but used little of it for himself.

Charles Wesley

1707-1788

POPULAR HYMN COMPOSER

Charles Wesley was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of the Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley and the younger brother of Anglican clergyman John Wesley.He is chiefly remembered for the many hymns he wrote.He founded Wesley Chapel in the village of Brayton, which is just south of Selby

In the course of his career, Charles Wesley published the words of over six thousand hymns, writing the words for further two thousand, many of which are still popular.