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Wesleyans in the news: May 30

Wesleyans in the news: May 30

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. Seminary alumni starting Global Cities Network A group of Wesley Seminary...
Rethinking small leads to significant impact

Rethinking small leads to significant impact

“The church could have survived another 10 years, but what would have been the point? There were never guests or baptisms. Families were leaving. Our kid ministry rooms were closets. It sounds like complacency, but we called it normal.” Rev. Tim Fox, of Goldsboro,...
139th session of the General Board convenes

139th session of the General Board convenes

Rev. Maria Acuna attended her first meeting of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church as it convened its 139th session on May 7 – 8, 2019, at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. Acuna serves as the pastor of La Gran Comision Wesleyan Church in...
Mozambique still recovering after two cyclones hit

Mozambique still recovering after two cyclones hit

Twenty churches and communities in Mozambique have been impacted so far by donations for Cyclone Idai. The cyclone hit the country March 19 and caused widespread devastation. Then, on April 25, Cyclone Kenneth bombarded the northern part of the country, leaving more...
Wesleyans in the news: May 16

Wesleyans in the news: May 16

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. New York church expanding food ministry Rome Wesleyan Church in Rome, New...
Update: Bangladeshi Wesleyans & Cyclone Fani

Update: Bangladeshi Wesleyans & Cyclone Fani

Thank you for praying for our Wesleyan family and the people of Bangladesh! The following has been received from Joshe Bose, district superintendent of Bangladesh: Dear Ministry Partner and Prayer supporters and Brothers & Sisters in Christ, Greetings in His...
Just say, “Ja!”

Just say, “Ja!”

Say “Ja!” It has been a long time since I’ve preached on Easter Sunday. My role doesn’t really invite opportunities to be a guest speaker on that specific church holy day. But here I was in Paramaribo, Suriname, sharing the theme message — Go! Win one soul for the...
Cyclone Fani: 100 million in path

Cyclone Fani: 100 million in path

Cyclone activity continues to impact the countries around the Indian Ocean. Our church family in Bangladesh asks that you think and pray for them in the coming hours. The following has been received from Joshe Bose, DS of Bangladesh: Dear Respected Ministry Partners...
Giving vision to the International Conference of The Wesleyan Church

Giving vision to the International Conference of The Wesleyan Church

As the International Conference of The Wesleyan Church (ICWC) prepares to meet for the fourth time, on May 12 – 14, 2019, Rick West, Ibero-America interim field coach, explains the importance of ICWC in celebrating what God is doing globally through Global Partners...
Wesleyans in the news: May 2

Wesleyans in the news: May 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. Hilson honored by SWU Rev. Mike Hilson, a Wesleyan pastor in Maryland, has...
Relief needs continue for Mozambique

Relief needs continue for Mozambique

Give to Mozambique WERF It’s been seven weeks since Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, causing extreme damage to the area. The Wesleyan Emergency Relief Fund (WERF) was activated on March 19 to assist victims in desperate need of relief. To date, more than $83,300 has been...
Global Partners missionaries return to Haiti

Global Partners missionaries return to Haiti

“I received nothing short of a royal welcome back from all I have met.” “I would say that people on La Gonave were very excited to see us back … most of the excitement was simply because we are friends and we are committed to helping with compassion.” Those comments,...
Blood in, blood out

Blood in, blood out

I recently traveled to Honduras on a mission trip with a team of 12 Kingswood University students. Honduras has been in the news lately as a starting point for “caravans” of people trying to escape poverty and violence. While Honduras does have plenty of both, it is...
A church by every train station

A church by every train station

The strategic focus of The Wesleyan Church in the United States is best summed up in the statement: “Celebrating every time a disciple makes a disciple and a church multiplies itself until The Wesleyan Church has a transforming presence in every ZIP code.” The focus...
Going beyond Maundy Thursday

Going beyond Maundy Thursday

Español “’Maundi’ is the Latin word mandatum, which means ‘mandate’ or ‘commandment.’ We have a commandment given by Jesus to love one another just as Christ loves us,” stated in the book, Preaching God’s Transforming Justice (Ronald J. Allen, Dale P. Andrews and Dawn...
Más allá de un Jueves Santo

Más allá de un Jueves Santo

English El Jueves Santo se conoce como Maundi Thursday. “‘Maundi’ es la palabra latina mandatum, que significa ‘mandato’ u ‘mandamiento’. Tenemos un mandamiento dado por Jesús de amarnos unos a otros tal como Cristo nos...
Wesleyans in the news: April 11

Wesleyans in the news: April 11

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 one of CCCU institutions joining in Second Chance Month Houghton...