church multiplication

Church Multiplication Sunday

Church Multiplication Sunday

Pentecost Sunday, June 9, 2019  June 9, 2019 Every Wesleyan church is invited to engage in Church Multiplication Sunday! CATCH THE VISION GOT QUESTIONS? Información en español What if every Wesleyan Church joined together to create an awe-inspiring ripple effect by...
Discipleship Cruise

Discipleship Cruise

Havana, Cuba May 21-25, 2018 Starting at $1025 per person You are invited! Join us for a 4-day transformative experience aboard the Norwegian SKY. Cruise to Cuba & the Bahamas. Watch your special invitation from Kim Gladden, Jo Anne and Wayne Lyon, and Wayne...
Festival on Discipleship & Wesleyan Shoulder Dinner

Festival on Discipleship & Wesleyan Shoulder Dinner

Wesleyan Shoulder Event May 14-15, 2018 May 14 | 4:30 PM | Wesleyan Dinner May 14 | 6 – 9 PM | Conference day 1 May 15 | 9 AM – 4:15 PM | Conference day 2 College Wesleyan Church 200 E. 38th Street Marion, IN 46953 $35 -$45 Individual pricing is $45/each...
Done “playing church”

Done “playing church”

Rev. Ken Klein was weary of “playing church on Sunday” at Christ Wesleyan Church (CWC) in Greensboro, North Carolina. He loved his church and its people. But he felt like their purpose in ministry had faded. One morning, he stood in front of the congregation and said,...
Organic Outreach Events

Organic Outreach Events

Organic Outreach for Ordinary People April 26-28, 2018 April 26-27 | 7:00AM – 4:00PM Intensive April 27 | 6:00PM | Wesleyan Dinner April 28 | 8:30AM – 4:00PM | Conference Daybreak Church 3501 Baldwin Street Hudsonville, MI 49426 $49 - $299 Registration...
Wesleyan attendance grows 950% at Exponential East

Wesleyan attendance grows 950% at Exponential East

More than 400 Wesleyans attended Exponential East last week focusing on discipleship and church multiplication. Attendance seven years ago totaled 40. The conference theme was “Hero maker” and for four days in Orlando attendees were called to be leaders who multiply...
Wesleyan pastors credit Exponential for latest calling

Wesleyan pastors credit Exponential for latest calling

“I had been dreaming about church planting concepts and strategies for years, but had not been able to put my dreams into words until I attended Exponential Conference,” said Eric Diewald, who is working toward ordination in The Wesleyan Church. After discovering...
California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

A Pacific Southwest District church is doing its best to live out the district’s mission: to create a culture where leaders and local churches can fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. Jeff and Laurie Jennings, co-pastors at Faith Legacy...
South Dakota church “celebrates” multiple church plants

South Dakota church “celebrates” multiple church plants

What can happen when a leader hears the voice of God? When Keith Loy heard God’s voice 18 years ago to plant a church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he knew he was supposed to plant a church family where everyone was welcome. What he didn’t know at the time was how...
​An “Epic” church multiplication

​An “Epic” church multiplication

Epic Church of Portland, Michigan, was born to multiply. From the moment it was planted by Dr. Ed Love, Epic existed to be a sending and multiplying church. Epic’s sending and multiplying DNA is birthing two overlapping church plants–one planned and one...
​Dreaming big dreams in Pottstown

​Dreaming big dreams in Pottstown

What happens when you dream big dreams to reach one percent of the Lehigh Valley? God says you didn’t dream big enough! The vision and mission of Trinity Wesleyan Church in Allentown, Penn., is being fueled by a passion and determination to reach beyond...
One Sunday, two firsts

One Sunday, two firsts

National Church Multiplication Sunday, June 4, marked two interrelated firsts. A denomination-wide emphasis on church plants and revitalizations, and the first time John and Shanda Croft worshiped in their new church home, Crosstown Fellowship Church, in Port St....
​Apostolic multipliers

​Apostolic multipliers

Repainting the Role of Apostle for the 21st Century What is the first image that comes to mind when you hear the word apostle? Do you envision Jesus’ 12 original disciples or maybe the Apostle Paul? Typically, the word apostle is associated with Early Church...
​General Board convenes for 135th session

​General Board convenes for 135th session

The 135th session of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church met at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana, May 2 and 3. Led by General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt, the members met to discuss important denominational matters at the two-day meeting....
Hispanic church multiplication in Florida

Hispanic church multiplication in Florida

There are eight Wesleyan Hispanic churches in Florida. Most of them are developing churches, but a few are multi-staff congregations. Hispanic church multiplication in the Florida District began with Revs. Edwin and Gloria Cortes, co-pastors from Puerto Rico. In 1994,...
Pre-Civil War bell rings in new church plant

Pre-Civil War bell rings in new church plant

Westfield, Ind., just north of Indianapolis in Hamilton County, is the site of a developing church plant. Paradox Church had its first service on March 26, 2017. Pastor Jordan Gardner and his family made the move last year from South Dakota so he could become the...
​Leisure suit discipleship

​Leisure suit discipleship

I don’t know about you, but when I look back on old pictures of myself from the 70s, I shake my head in disbelief. There I am sporting my groovy wide collar, wild prints, bell bottoms, and patent leather dress boots. And don’t get me started on that...