Who We Are

United Wesley of Miami is a cooperative campus ministry of the United Methodist Church serving the campuses of Florida International University, University of Miami, and Miami-Dade College. We seek to empower students to gain a sense of God’s call on their life by fostering intentional Christian Community that engages in worship, service, and small groups

Our team

Jess Williams

Pastor Jess Williams joins our campus ministry team as the new Executive Director/Pastor of the United Wesley of Miami. Jess has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and received his Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School in May of 2020. Before attending Duke Divinity, Jess worked as a director of youth and young adults for seven years at St. Marks UMC in Indialantic Florida. While working as a youth minister Jess attended the Youth Ministry Institute in Orlando Florida where he completed a two-year certificate in Youth Ministry. During these years Jess developed a love for mentoring and leading young people to discover the “life abundant” that Jesus offers them. Jess and the entire United Wesley team are excited to go on the journey that the Holy Spirit is leading them on during this new season.

Paige Holaday
Director of Outreach

Paige came to United Wesley in June 2019 after spending three years in Boston. After getting an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, she shifted her path and went to graduate school at Boston University to study theology. Paige had a transformational experience with campus ministry while she was an undergraduate student and has developed a passion for the spiritual formation of college students. In her spare time, Paige loves baking and cross-stitching.