Clergy

Gordon Ritchie: A Physician of the Soul

Gordon Ritchie: A Physician of the Soul

Gordon Ritchie recently retired from a fulfilling career as a United States Marine Corps Chaplain. After twenty-four years of service, Ritchie has had an influence on many young people in the United States Navy. His career–shaped by honor, hope, presence, and...
​Women in ministry convene a Congress

​Women in ministry convene a Congress

The Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy ( WHWC) organization held a “think-tank” Congress on February 23-24, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. Forty representatives from five member denominations came together to discuss the state and mission of the 25-year-old...
​Pastors honored with 40-50-60 year medallions

​Pastors honored with 40-50-60 year medallions

From all across The Wesleyan Church, pastors and their spouses who have given virtually a lifetime of service to God and to their people were honored Sunday night at General Conference at a banquet provided by Wesleyan Investment Foundation and the Wesleyan Pension...
Women in Ministry Spotlight: Kelli Ward

Women in Ministry Spotlight: Kelli Ward

Kelli Ward is a busy mom who loves to laugh; she is also the Connections Pastor at Forest Hills Wesleyan Church, Evansville, IN. She and her husband, Wayne, also an ordained pastor at Forest Hills, have four children, Karis – 8, Josiah – 7, Maria – 5, and Anna – 3....
Gordon Ritchie:  A Physician of the Soul

Gordon Ritchie: A Physician of the Soul

Gordon Ritchie recently retired from a fulfilling career as a United States Marine Corps Chaplain. After twenty-four years of service, Ritchie has had an influence on many young people in the United States Navy. His career–shaped by honor, hope, presence, and...
​Chaplain Spotlight: Bryan Purvis — The Ministry of Presence

​Chaplain Spotlight: Bryan Purvis — The Ministry of Presence

Chaplain Purvis recently was promoted to Lieutenant Commander – a professional success he attributes to the men he serves. “Promotions have little to do with me and everything to do with those I serve with; they, the enlisted and other officers, make...