MEET THE WESLEY STAFF
Lead Director of Ministry
Bob Beckwith is the director of the UGA Wesley Foundation, and has been here since 1999. That means he is ultimately responsible for all of Wesley's ministries and financials. He is an elder in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference and serves Wesley by the discretion of the conference's Bishop. He spends the majority of his time leading the director staff, casting strategic vision for all of Wesley, and speaking on Wednesday nights.
LEAD ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS
LEAD ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS ARE LONG TERM STAFF MEMBERS WHO GIVE LEADERSHIP TO THE KEY AREAS OF WESLEY'S MINISTRY: WEEKLY SERVICES & SPIRITUAL FORMATION. THEY ASSIST BOB WITH MAJOR DECISIONS AND HELP SUSTAIN THE OVERALL VISION OF WESLEY.
Director of Spiritual Formation
As the Director of Spiritual Formation Lindsay oversees Wesley's Discipleship Program, prayer ministry and Encounter. Lindsay has been at UGA Wesley since 2001. She is married to her husband Eric and together they have two children, Edith and Robert.
Director of Services
As the Director of Services Daniel directly oversees all facets of a Wednesday or Monday night service, including our Student Experience Team, Worship Team, Media and Production Teams. Daniel has been at UGA Wesley since 2007. He is married to his wife Katie and together they have 3 daughters, Norah, Lily and Molly.
OUR ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS HAVE COMPLETED THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM AND HAVE BEEN INVITED TO REMAIN ON STAFF FOR A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME TO GIVE LEADERSHIP TO ONE OR MORE OF OUR MANY MINISTRY AREAS.
Tim del Risco
Diversity Outreach & Encounter
Staff Development & Youth
Diversity Outreach & Staff Development
Discipleship & International Student Ministry
INTERNS AT THE UGA WESLEY FOUNDATION ARE COLLEGE STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES WHO HAVE ANSWERED GOD'S CALLING TO STEP INTO CAMPUS MINISTRY, CHAMPION THE STUDENTS AT UGA, AND SERVE THE ATHENS COMMUNITY. ALONG WITH SERVING IN THEIR ASSIGNED MINISTRY AREAS, INTERNS ALSO TAKE A PART IN A STRUCTURED CURRICULUM DESIGNED TO HELP THEM STEP INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN IDENTITY AND BECOME CHRIST'S AMBASSADORS BEYOND THEIR TIME HERE.