No matter where you are in life -there is a need for balance. In the midst of a chaotic college life; the Wesley is here to help offer balance. We are here to serve the University of Arkansas Little Rock students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community.  Come to any or all of our programs to find rejuvenation, support, love, and God.

Executive Director


Rev. Jana Green is an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church.  Jana is  married to Rev. Chase Green, who serves as the  pastor at Primrose UMC in Little Rock.  They have an adorable toddler. She moved from Oklahoma to serve this community.  Jana loves movies, design, and photography.  She invites you to come to the Wesley anytime to hang out, talk, or just need a safe space to be. Jana has been serving Wesley since 2014. She is excited about the new role as Executive Director and Senior Pastor at Oak Forest UMC.

Rev. Jana Green

Associate Director

Rev. Trinette Barnes


Rev. Trinette Barnes is a licensed pastor in the United Methodist Church.  Trinette has a sweet pup named Dixie. She moved from California and has been a Little Rock native for several years now.  Trinette loves crafts, riding her bike, games, and having a great time.  She invites you to come to the Wesley and learn more about our community and the way she serves at Wesley and as associate pastor at Oak Forest UMC.

The United Methodist Church

University of Arkansas @ LR

Board of Directors

The UALR Wesley is a ministry under the United Methodist Church.  We are a community of open minds, open doors, and open hearts. We hope to make disciples for the transformation of the world.


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The UALR Wesley is a registered student organization at UALR.  We hope that we are able to connect into the community and be in ministry to all we can.


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Susan Gelé, Chair

Rev. Jessie Teegarden, Finance

Rev. Claire Caldwell

Rev. Jennie Williams

Hugh Benfer, Alum

Rev. Sara Bayles

Rikki Turner

Rev. Greg Schick

Jackson Swift, Student

Claire Marratt, Intern

Leah Burleson, Intern

Leah Gele, Intern

Ex-Officio Members

Rev. Blake Bradford,

District Superientendent


Rev. Jana Green, Director

Rev. Trinette Barnes, Associate Director