Antislavery

Oscar Winner shares link with The Wesleyan Church

Oscar Winner shares link with The Wesleyan Church

The movie winning the Oscar for Best Motion Picture in 2014 was 12 Years a Slave. It recounted the story of Solomon Northrup, a free resident of New York State who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. He languished in slavery for twelve years in Lousiana...
​World Hope’s 2013 Anti-Trafficking summary is released

​World Hope’s 2013 Anti-Trafficking summary is released

Thank you, Wesleyan churches, for supporting the battle against global human trafficking! World Hope International is the key partner of The Wesleyan Church when it comes to the worldwide battle against human trafficking. Last fall, Lisa Thompson was appointed the new...
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...