Central Canada District

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...
Made New Gatherings: Harvest Community Thunder Bay Celebration Day

Made New Gatherings: Harvest Community Thunder Bay Celebration Day

Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church members traveled within the northern part of Ontario to serve on a missions trip with Harvest, a developing church plant. Celebration Day included music, yard sales, and fellowship. In this four-minute video, Pastor Carl Edmundson...
Houghton College announces Pastor of the Year Award

Houghton College announces Pastor of the Year Award

Houghton College is pleased to announce the 2015 Claude A. Ries Pastor and of the Year. This year’s award winner is Rev. George Pryor. “Pastor George Pryor was selected as this year’s recipient because he leads his own church with excellence and has...
Hope Boxes encourage those suffering infant loss

Hope Boxes encourage those suffering infant loss

A church in northern Ontario, Canada, will celebrate a grand opening the first weekend of October. Riverside Community Church in Swastika, Ontario is three years old but will hold its first service in its new facility on October 6. Originally the home of a public...
Canadian church planters welcoming Winnipeg “strangers”

Canadian church planters welcoming Winnipeg “strangers”

A Canadian couple is on a mission. In God’s eyes they’re just doing what he asks of them as his followers: “love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:39). Justin and Angie Bradbury are church planters from Winnipeg, Manitoba, a Canadian province located in the...
Don Hodgins retires after extraordinary service in Canada

Don Hodgins retires after extraordinary service in Canada

Rev. Don Hodgins has faithfully served the pastors and congregations of the Central Canada District as district superintendent for 18 years. After serving in ministry since 1966, Rev. Hodgins has now retired. Don is graced with a quiet, unassuming humility. Yet, in...