Rev. Joshua Coats
Executive Director/Campus Minister
Josh grew up in Oklahoma City and is a 2002 graduate from the University of Oklahoma. He and Bonny got married in 2005 and have a son, Eli, and a daughter, Adelyn. Josh spent 16 years in youth ministry within the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church serving at three different churches. In May of 2018, Josh graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary and was commissioned at Annual Conference as a Deacon within the United Methodist denomination. Josh loves sports and anything involving his family. He is excited to be back home at the OU Wesley.
Rev. Fuxia Wang
Rev. Fuxia Wang grew up in mainland China as an atheist. She became a Christian while pursuing her Master degree at University of Central Oklahoma in 1996 through the Chinese ministry at The Wesley Foundation at UCO. After graduation with an education degree with an emphasis in Teaching English as a Second Language, she attended International Theological Seminary in California in 1998. She is the first woman from mainland China to serve as a full elder in the United States. At the 2007 Oklahoma Annual Conference she was appointed to serve at The Wesley at the University of Oklahoma.
Kevin lives in Oklahoma City with his amazing wife, Madison. He studied psychology at the University of Central Oklahoma, and is currently working on his Masters of Science in Counseling. He also enjoys camping, the outdoors, sports and anything involving food. He loves that his job involves talking to others about God. One of his biggest passions is mission work, and he’s excited about getting students to participate in missions, too.
Gloria was born and raised in Warri, Nigeria. She comes from a family of nine. She came to OU for her master’s degree in 2013 when she became a part of the Wesley family. At that time she became more aware about her calling to ministry and reaching out to people. She loves to spend time in group prayer, worship and communion. She is a great fan of movies, tennis, swimming, music, singing and dancing.
Pam grew up in Woodward, Oklahoma. Then she attended Oklahoma State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Education. She and her husband, Trent, have one son, Tyler. The Moores are very active members of McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church. They enjoy family vacations together and participate in a variety of activities in the Norman community. Pam enjoys making a home for her family, gardening, exercising, and reading. She is excited about the relationships she will build at The Wesley.
Haydn is a sophomore at The University of Oklahoma and is double majoring in classical piano and Psychology. She came to The Wesley at the beginning of her freshman year, and it has become one of her favorite parts about OU. When she was a junior in high school, she began feeling called to worship ministry while leading her high school praise band. Music continues to be a main focus in her life, and she’s thankful to be surrounded by the love and support of her family and church family.
Taryn was raised in McKinney, Texas and recently graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors Degree in Human Relations with a Minor in Non-Profit Organizational Studies. Taryn has been involved with the OU Wesley Foundation since her freshman year in 2014 and is very excited to continue serving the ministry. Taryn is currently discerning a call to ministry and though she may not know what that means for her life quite yet, she is excited to be figuring it out! Taryn loves spending time with her friends and family and most outdoorsy activities! You'll know when Taryn is in the office by the sound of her laugh.
Skyler grew up in Duncan, Oklahoma and graduated from Duncan High School in 2014. In the fall he moved to Norman to attend the University of Oklahoma and recently graduated with a degree in Communication in May of 2018. His time in youth ministry and leadership at the Wesley has helped him discern God's calling for his life. In early September of 2018, Skyler began attending Asbury Theological Seminary where he is pursuing his Master of Divinity degree and hopes to become ordained in the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church. Some of Skyler's interests include anything sports related, music and film.