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Wesley Foundation at The University of Wyoming

Serving the spiritual needs of students of The University of Wyoming (as Wesley Foundation Campus Ministries), WyoTech and LCCC in Laramie, Wyoming for 90 years!

Come check us out!  September through May, join us for worship at First UMC - Laramie each Sunday.  Check out the Events page for other events.  

Wesley's mission is to provide young adults a place to belong in community, to grow in faith, to encounter the holy in worship, and to serve others in the name of Jesus Christ.  

We welcome everyone at Wesley! We are committed to providing hospitality and a non-judgmental place where young adults can share food & fellowship, have fun, study, and ask questions – even the tough ones. We welcome everyone and recognizes them as a unique and sacred child of God. You have a place at Wesley Foundation Campus Ministries regardless of age, race, creed, sexual orientation, or disabilities.


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Where to Find Us

The Wesley Foundation shares SPACE and MINISTRY with First United Methodist Church in Laramie WY.  Wesley Lounge & Wesley Hall are where most of our activities occur.  Enter through the east doors (facing the park).

First UMC is located at 1215 E. Gibbon St. between Gibbon and Harney, approximately 4 blocks north of Prexy’s Pasture @ UW and 2 blocks west of 15th St.  Just look for the upside-down-boat church!

Contact info

Wesley Foundation
1215 E. Gibbon St.
Laramie, WY 82072
Rev. Laura Rainwater, Wesley Director/Campus Minister

Rev. Laura Rainwater is the Director and Campus Chaplain for Wesley Foundation at The University of Wyoming (aka Wesley Foundation Campus Ministries). Laura is originally from Florida - she is a graduate of Florida State University and received her Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School.  Laura has served as a pastor in rural south-central Colorado (Sargent Community Church and Mosca United Methodist Church) and as an associate pastor in Port Charlotte, Florida. She did not grow up in the church but found her faith as a young adult in Gainesville, Florida. Laura now has a passion for inviting young adults to discover and deepen their own faith, no matter their background. Laura enjoys the dynamic and challenging environment of campus life and is looking forward to meeting YOU!

Laura can be reached by telephone or e-mail . . . or contact the Wesley Foundation Office which is located at the First United Methodist Church in Laramie.

Wesley Foundation at The University of Wyoming participates in raising funds with You can contribute just by bringing your used cell phones/PDAs and inkjet cartridges to be recycled, to our location and will pay us cash!

Thank you for supporting the Wesley Foundation!