Atlantic 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...
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...
Former District Superintendent Passes Away

Former District Superintendent Passes Away

A beloved leader in The Wesleyan Church has passed away. Rev. David LeRoy, age 64, died in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, September 6. An ordained minister with the Atlantic District, he served as district superintendent of the Dakota District from 1993 to 1997, and...
​Three new district superintendents elected

​Three new district superintendents elected

Three new Wesleyan district superintendents were elected in the summer of 2017. Rev. Wesley Smith (left) was elected by the Northwest District on June 28 to become its superintendent upon the retirement of former district superintendent Rev. Isaac Smith. Wesley, the...
​Maine church burns mortgage

​Maine church burns mortgage

More than 700 gathered at Presque Isle Wesleyan Church on July 30. This Sunday morning was special as Rev. Rick Kavanaugh, lead pastor when the church was first built in 1999 in Presque Isle, Maine, spoke during the service. Presque Isle had incurred a mortgage...
​Moore nominated as next Atlantic District superintendent

​Moore nominated as next Atlantic District superintendent

The District Board of Administration (DBA) of the Atlantic District met in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, this past week for the express purpose of interviewing Assistant District Superintendent Peter Moore as a candidate for the district superintendent position. The...
Canadian church building bought for $1.00

Canadian church building bought for $1.00

The Atlantic District of The Wesleyan Church has announced the Maritime District of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC) is “selling” a church and parsonage in Tiddville, Nova Scotia, Canada, to the district, as well as a nearby parcel of land in...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

OKWU president speaks at state freedom rally Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, was invited to speak at the Rally for Religious Freedom at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Read his speech here. North Carolina church part of 5K that will help...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. The...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

South Dakota church helping community residents LifeSpring Wesleyan Church in Sturgis, S.D., is just one church in the area that is helping those in the community who are in need of assistance. Amanda Blackburn’s Celebrate of Life service draws 2,000+ More than...
Houghton College names Youth Pastor of the Year

Houghton College names Youth Pastor of the Year

Houghton College has announced that Rev. Dave Rowe is this year’s recipient of the Claude A. Ries Youth Pastor of the Year Award. Rev. Rowe serves as youth pastor at Houlton Wesleyan Church in Houlton, Maine. He was a lay leader at Houlton Wesleyan Church for...
Wesleyan Life, spring 2015, now available

Wesleyan Life, spring 2015, now available

Even as a Christ-follower Ross Hoffman wondered if there was more–more than just attending church. He soon responded to God’s call to “simplicity,” valuing the eternal rather than things of the world. Ross’s call did not require him to change...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. The...
​After the storm at Beulah

​After the storm at Beulah

On Saturday, July 5, near-hurricane winds struck the Maritime Provinces in Eastern Canada. Hurricane Arthur had been downgraded to a tropical storm a few hours earlier. On Sunday, as over ¼ million people in the region were without electrical power, some Wesleyans may...