Canada

Canada’s inaugural national conference held

Canada’s inaugural national conference held

The Established National Conference of The Wesleyan Church of Canada held its inaugural national conference on August 14 and 15 just south of the city of Montreal at the Manoir D’Youville Conference center (a former Catholic convent) located on a beautiful...
Canada church welcomes the nations 

Canada church welcomes the nations 

In 2018, Moncton Wesleyan Church (MWC) in New Brunswick, Canada, launched its All Nations Ministry. The goal was to reach out to immigrants and refugees from all over the world who had moved to our city in record numbers. Now, a year later, the once monochromatic...
New leadership announced in Central Canada District

New leadership announced in Central Canada District

The Central Canada District (CCD) is seeing a change in leadership upon the retirement of Dr. Peter Rigby (right) after six years of dedicated service as district superintendent (DS). Rigby pastored at Kingston Standard Wesleyan Church in Kingston, Ontario, for 34...
ONE Conference 2019 continues to inspire church unity in Canada

ONE Conference 2019 continues to inspire church unity in Canada

The second-annual ONE Conference took place in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, May 31 – June 1st. This year, Passion Music (Passion City Church) led worship and Sadie Robertson kicked off the weekend by releasing a word of purpose and potential over the youth of the...
Fishing for souls in the Canadian fishing communities

Fishing for souls in the Canadian fishing communities

For over 40 years, that church that is now West Head Wesleyan Church in Clark’s Harbour, Nova Scotia, has hosted a Fishermen’s Service in late November, bringing together people from various area Canadian fishing communities. The host church became Wesleyan in...
Wesleyans in the news: August 30

Wesleyans in the news: August 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. Chicago Tribune pays tribute to oldest known Wesleyan Merle Phillips, a...
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...
ONE Conference brings unity and partnership in Canada

ONE Conference brings unity and partnership in Canada

History was made in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, when more than 2,300 middle and high school students and youth leaders gathered together to worship at the ONE Conference. Held May 11-12, 2018, this first-ever student ministry conference was birthed out of an...
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...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

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 Canadian church bringing people together Transformation Church in Thunder...
First “urban missional church” is approved

First “urban missional church” is approved

Norwood Wesleyan Church in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has earned the distinction as the first Wesleyan congregation to be designated as an urban missional church. At General Conference 2016, delegates approved a new designation for local churches. A church may qualify...
Celebrating Discipleship: Slave Lake Update

Celebrating Discipleship: Slave Lake Update

It has been almost two weeks since the ‘Impact’ team from New Brunswick and Boaz Global Ministries left Slave Lake Wesleyan Church in Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada. What a week. To recap, we met over 40 children, had one family (mom and two children) give their lives to...
​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...
​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....
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...
Memorials passed at 2016 General Conference

Memorials passed at 2016 General Conference

A large number of Memorials (resolutions) were brought for the consideration of the conference. Some of them dealt with church government and involve changes in the Discipline of The Wesleyan Church. Approved in this group are a new “judiciary” section,...
Kingswood to build first athletic field

Kingswood to build first athletic field

The dream of having an athletic field for Kingswood University in Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada, will soon become a reality. President Stephen Lennox recently announced that the university will develop its beautiful 20-acre waterfront property into sport and...
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....
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...
General Board marked by encouraging denominational news

General Board marked by encouraging denominational news

The 129th session of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church met at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church, called the meeting to order at the beginning of the two-day meetings. Some of 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...