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The True Wesleyan – 1843

The True Wesleyan – 1843

[BACK] Seneca Falls, N. Y. Jan 3, 1843 Dear Br. Scott,–It was with unfeigned pleasure I read the True Wesleyan. I rejoice that there are some still left among the Methodist clergy, who are willing to make sacrifices in behalf of the truth and the slave. There...
History of Wesleyan Education

History of Wesleyan Education

Dr. Wayne Caldwell, in Reformers and Revivalists (p. 398), has this to say about the importance of educational institutions in a denominational context: “…the educational institutions of a church determine that denomination’s strength of leadership, its theological...
The True Wesleyan

The True Wesleyan

Created by Orange Scott, The True Wesleyan’s primary focus centered on the anti-slavery movement. It was an weekly publication that has evolved over the years. Shortly after the Wesleyan Methodist Church began in 1843, the paper became the church’s...
The Wesleyan Hour

The Wesleyan Hour

The Wesleyan Hour “Thank-you for joining today’s broadcast of The Wesleyan Hour celebrating 30 years of worldwide ministry”. These were the words that introduced the last broadcast of this enduring ministry. The final message delivered by Dr. Norman G Wilson was...
Our Wesleyan Heritage

Our Wesleyan Heritage

Paul Westphal Thomas Wesleyan Heritage Orange Scott Wesleyan Heritage Micajah McPherson Wesleyan Heritage Mary E Depew Wesleyan Heritage Laura Smith Haviland Wesleyan Heritage Kulp Teter Wesleyan Heritage Knapp Rees Wesleyan Heritage George McDonald Wesleyan Heritage...
General Conference Journals

General Conference Journals

The Official General Conference Minutes of The Wesleyan Church 1968 – Present 1968 – First General Conference, IN 1968 – Thirty-Third General Conference, WMC IN 1968 – Twenty-Sixth International Conference, PHC IN 1972 – Second General...
Antislavery Roots

Antislavery Roots

From its foundation in the United States until the year 1800, Methodism had testified against slavery as a moral evil. Many of its enactments were uncompromising, and all were beyond the position taken by other churches and in advance of public sentiment; although...
Women in Ministry Historical View

Women in Ministry Historical View

For over 140 years The Wesleyan Church has affirmed its long-standing commitment to equal opportunity for women to be ordained and serve in any and all ministerial and leadership capacities. Early Beginnings From its beginnings, The Wesleyan Church has championed the...