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Wesleyans in the news: August 2

Wesleyans in the news: August 2

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. West Virginia church with historic roots to reopen The Homeland Community...
Call and Response: bridging the multiethnic gap  

Call and Response: bridging the multiethnic gap  

Multiethnic Ministries of The Wesleyan Church is hosting a shoulder event on October 4 in conjunction with the Call and Response Conference, in Rochester, New York. The Call and Response Conference will be held October 4 – 6, 2018. The Call and Response Conference,...
Cypress Wesleyan wins second consecutive quizzing tournament

Cypress Wesleyan wins second consecutive quizzing tournament

After months of hard work, study and memorization, teams of Wesleyan quizzers from across the nation gathered for the annual Wesleyan Bible Bowl National Tournament at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. They have studied 1 and 2 Corinthians, meeting...
Orange Movement on the move

Orange Movement on the move

The Oklahoma Wesleyan University Orange Movement (OM) is continuing its support of the Rahab House, a rescue home for trafficked girls in Southeast Asia, and other rescued street children in Myanmar, particularly through establishing scholarship funding for...
Drury named SWU’s VP for advancement

Drury named SWU’s VP for advancement

Southern Wesleyan University welcomes K. Scott Drury as its new vice president for advancement more than three decades after his father, Elmer Drury, served in the same role. Drury, a SWU graduate, brings a range of professional success encompassing law, fundraising...
Engaging a rapidly growing region

Engaging a rapidly growing region

Charleston has become South Carolina’s largest city, with a population in 2016 of 134,385 – and is still growing at a rapid pace. But Charleston is merely in the center of one of the nation’s most rapidly growing metropolitan areas, with new industries such as Boeing...
Advancing Wesleyan Education through WE5

Advancing Wesleyan Education through WE5

Education and Clergy Development is advancing Christian higher education through a new initiative called WE5 that celebrates the combined strength and ongoing impact of the five colleges and universities of The Wesleyan Church: Houghton College, Indiana Wesleyan...
Students spend summers communicating Christ

Students spend summers communicating Christ

Many Houghton College, Indiana Wesleyan University, Kingswood University, Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Southern Wesleyan University students spend their summers telling others about Jesus. Following are stories of the many ways these students are a transforming...
Wesleyans in the news: July 12

Wesleyans in the news: July 12

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. Missionary credits God—and helmet—for saving his life Keith Nash, former...
Four districts vote to merge

Four districts vote to merge

Preliminary steps this summer have been taken to merge the Illinois, East Michigan, North Michigan and West Michigan districts of The Wesleyan Church. The East Michigan District conference approved the merger on June 16, by a vote of 106 to 20; the Illinois District...
Wesleyans in the news: June 28

Wesleyans in the news: June 28

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 leaving church to plant a new one Rev. Lisa Gervais is leaving Truro...
Moving pastors to ordination in Mozambique

Moving pastors to ordination in Mozambique

We find it amazing how the Lord is working in the Mozambican Wesleyan Church. In the past thirteen years, the Xai-Xai Wesleyan Bible College graduated more than 200 students who are now pastoring churches in all 11 provinces of our country. The majority of our...
Freedom in prison

Freedom in prison

“Mr. Wormstadt, since it looks like you insist on doing life on the installment plan, I here now give you your next installment to the Nebraska Department of Corrections of 40-60 months.” That’s what the district court judge told me on July 31, 2000. I was in this...
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...