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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 role as Executive Director and Senior Pastor at Oak Forest UMC.


Rev. Jana Green

Associate Director

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Leah Burleson


Leah Burleson is a recent graduate from UA Little Rock receiving a degree in sociology.Leah is passionate about Children’s Ministry and Christian Education. Leah will also be the children's minister at Oak Forest UMC.  Campus Ministry has greatly impacted her college experience, and she is thrilled to have the opportunity to impact others in the same way. In her free time, Leah loves making crafts and going roller skating. She is very excited to be a part of Oak Forest and UA Little Rock’s Wesley Foundation’s shared ministry!

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

Hugh Benfer, Alum

Rev. Sara Bayles

Rev. Jay Clark

Rev. Greg Schick

Jonathan Cupples

Terri Hammond

Jackson Swift, Student

Claire Marratt, Student

Ex-Officio Members

Rev. Ulyssess Washington

District Superientendent


Rev. Jana Green, Director

Leah Burleson, Associate Director


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