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Northeast District merger is complete

Northeast District merger is complete

Delegates from the Northeast District and the Penn-Jersey District met at Bethany Wesleyan Church in Cherryville, Pennsylvania, on Friday, June 8, to complete their merger, forming the new Northeast District. The new district conference elected Dr. Karl Eastlack...
“Made new” in Missouri

“Made new” in Missouri

Rev. Stephen Colaw is excited about the lives that are being “made new” at the church he leads in St. Peters, Missouri, just west of St. Louis. Gateway Church consists of two campuses—a main location and a west campus. Demographics are diverse with various ethnicities...
Meeting Christ at RENUEVO

Meeting Christ at RENUEVO

In 2013, Alejandro Fernandez was like many teenage boys—very rebellious against his parents and cynical about the church. He only went to church because his parents forced him to go. Nothing about God seemed to appeal to him and he simply wanted to do things his way....
Join The Wesleyan Church and World Hope for Freedom Sunday

Join The Wesleyan Church and World Hope for Freedom Sunday

Not everyone knows freedom—spiritually, or even physically. The Global Slavery Index reported that globally over 40 million people are subject to modern slavery—more than the entire population of California. One in four of these victims of modern slavery are children....
Missionary and pastor learn that God is enough

Missionary and pastor learn that God is enough

I am a Global Partners missionary in Haiti. I struggle, sometimes daily, with what role I have in God’s global plan and wonder if I am making a difference. Living around and being friends with many missionaries, I am surrounded with stories. Wow, the stories. Such...
Wesleyans in the news: June 14

Wesleyans in the news: June 14

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Houghton baseball player drafted by Atlanta Braves Victor Cavalieri, a recent...
Wesleyans assisting Guatemala volcano victims

Wesleyans assisting Guatemala volcano victims

On Sunday, June 3, Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire (Volcán de Fuego) erupted, engulfing communities in its path and causing thousands of people to be displaced from their homes. A downpour and more volcanic activity to date has made recovery and rescue efforts challenging...
Cruising into Cuba

Cruising into Cuba

Nearly 100 Wesleyans, lay and clergy, gathered May 21-25, 2018, for a discipleship conference. Two facts made this gathering unique – they gathered on a cruise ship and disembarked on Cuba. According to Reverend Rick West, Global Partners missionary to Cuba, 13 was...
ONE Conference brings unity and partnership in Canada

ONE Conference brings unity and partnership in Canada

History was made in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, when more than 2,300 middle and high school students and youth leaders gathered together to worship at the ONE Conference. Held May 11-12, 2018, this first-ever student ministry conference was birthed out of an...
Wesleyans in the news: May 31

Wesleyans in the news: May 31

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Pastor recovering after falling 300 feet Rev. Josh Hawk, pastor at St. Johns...
Choosing Nepal

Choosing Nepal

“When is it OK to put me first?” This was the question presented to my wife, Saundra, and me in a recent conversation. Our response? Our lives are not our own to do with as we wish. We were meant for a much bigger purpose than accumulating things and simply enjoying...
Church pocket change makes big impact

Church pocket change makes big impact

For 13 years, men, women and children at Hyde Wesleyan Church in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, have included a small, yet impactful, form of worship in their Sunday morning service. The “Penny March Offering” occurs every week and is a highlight for all in attendance....
Wesleyans in the news: May 17

Wesleyans in the news: May 17

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Women’s recovery home to open in Indiana Teresa Ruble, who attends Lifeline...
Next Gen leaders “huddle” in Canada

Next Gen leaders “huddle” in Canada

A group of Canadian Next Gen ministry leaders in the Atlantic District of The Wesleyan Church meets regularly for networking, growth, learning and encouragement. These Next Gen leaders in the greater Halifax, Nova Scotia, area meet on a quarterly basis in what they...
Uganda: a new beginning

Uganda: a new beginning

January 18-20, 2018, marked a new beginning for The Wesleyan Church of Uganda. The First National Conference of The Wesleyan Church of Uganda was held in Busia, Uganda. The conference was led by Rev. Lucas Hamirie; Dr. Alfred Kalembo, national superintendent of the...
Done “playing church”

Done “playing church”

Rev. Ken Klein was weary of “playing church on Sunday” at Christ Wesleyan Church (CWC) in Greensboro, North Carolina. He loved his church and its people. But he felt like their purpose in ministry had faded. One morning, he stood in front of the congregation and said,...
Larsons donate Torah scrolls to Christian institutions

Larsons donate Torah scrolls to Christian institutions

Kingswood University, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Southern Wesleyan University and God’s Bible College are each a recipient of an 18th century Torah scroll donated by Ken and Barbara Hess Larson. Torah is the first five books of the Old Testament. The Larsons...
Biennial WHWC conference draws more than 300 attendees

Biennial WHWC conference draws more than 300 attendees

More than 300 participants joined together in worship, educational workshops and dynamic messages from God’s Word at the Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy (WHWC) conference held April 12 – 16, in Estes Park, Colorado. This was WHWC’s twelfth biennial conference sponsored...
Wesleyans in the news: May 2nd

Wesleyans in the news: May 2nd

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Ohio Wesleyan needs kidney Michelle Pollock, who attends First Wesleyan...