Serve God. Nurture Faith. Experience Friendship.

Wesley United Methodist Church strives to make a distinct difference in the world, globally and locally, by honoring our core values.

We are excited that you are visiting our website, and we hope that you will visit us in person. We are a vibrant, growing congregation, and our hearts, our minds, and our doors are open to you!

Our Sunday morning begins with worship at 8 a.m., continues with Sunday School (for all ages) at 9 a.m., and concludes with worship again at 10 a.m. We offer fellowship hour between the services, at about 8:45 a.m., and we have a staffed and welcoming nursery during our services! You can find us at 2200 16th Ave. in Sterling, Illinois — at the corner of Lynn Boulevard and 16th Avenue.

If you have any questions, please call our church office at 815-625-1968. Office hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. You also may email the office at or contact Pastor Paul Lee at
“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens,    and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11:28