Meet our Wesley Nurse!

The Wesley Nurse program spans more than 80 sites throughout South Texas and is Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.’s largest geographic outreach program.

Michelle Truchsess
Wesley Nurse
(830) 627-9665

The professional practice of the Wesley Nurse is not limited to the physical dimension of medical needs; rather, it includes a mind, body and spirit holistic approach. A key component Wesley Nurses undertake in their communities is providing health education, health promotion and facilitation of resources. We assist individuals and communities in achieving improved health and wellness through self-empowerment and access to healthcare resource information.

Wesley Nurse Outreach

Methodist Healthcare Ministries

The Wesley Nurse program is an outreach ministry of Methodist Healthcare Ministry.

The mission of Methodist Healthcare Ministries is “Serving Humanity to Honor God” by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Rio Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church. The mission also includes Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ one-half ownership of the Methodist Healthcare System – the largest healthcare system in South Texas. This creates a unique avenue to ensure the Methodist Healthcare System continues to be a benefit to the community by providing quality care to all and charitable care when needed, and it provides revenue to Methodist Healthcare Ministries for its programs.

Homeless Ministry

We need your help!

Our Wesley Nurse collects laundry soap and quarters for those who need laundry services and aren’t able to afford them. If you would like to donate, please drop them off in the church office or outside the Wesley Nurse office.

The Wesley Nurse also attends Church by the River, which is a special worship service for the homeless population under the bridge at I-35 near the River Ranch RV Resort. If you would like to become involved with this service, please contact Michelle.


We are here to help

GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

GriefShare is led by our pastors, Wesley Nurse, and other members who understand the grief process. Please contact Michelle Truchsess or Karen Andrews for more information about times and locations.

Events for week of November 10, 2019

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Sun 10th


November 10

Sonrise Singers

November 10 @ 7:45 am - 8:30 am

Traditional Worship

November 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Mon 11th

D/S Chapel-Jason

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Staff Meeting

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Pastor’s Meeting

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 12th

D/S Chapel-Don

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

D/S Board Meeting-Room 207

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Wesley Nurse-Monthly TAB Meeting

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed 13th

Grandma’s Christmas Stocking

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bridge Group

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Upward Evaluations

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 14th

UMW Executive Mtg.

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Trustees Meeting

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 15th
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Sat 16th

Upward Basketball Evaluations

November 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm