Compassionate Ministry

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...
The Wesleyan Church observing Orphan Sunday

The Wesleyan Church observing Orphan Sunday

Reflecting the heart of God, Christians at their best are known as people who take special care of orphans. It’s thrilling to see believers today still earning that reputation. More Wesleyan churches are emphasizing adoption and foster care locally as well as through...
West Virginia crisis: a cup of cold water means more than you think

West Virginia crisis: a cup of cold water means more than you think

On Thursday evening, January 9, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin publicly announced that the licorice smell in the tap water locally came from the coal-cleaning chemical mixture, crude MCHM. It was leaking from a storage facility into the Elk River upstream of the water...
Wesleyans weigh in on annual CCDA National Conference

Wesleyans weigh in on annual CCDA National Conference

“We, the church, must take on and overcome the community woes like unemployment, homelessness, and unscrupulous pay day loans, to see our land transformed,” said Dan Walker, executive director of Love INC in the Florida District of The Wesleyan Church. Love INC is a...
JUSTembrace the hurting in Chicago

JUSTembrace the hurting in Chicago

When Sherilyn Sheets returned from serving one year in Europe as a Global Partners GO-NET volunteer she knew her heart for marginalized people groups was changed forever. “Sher” (pronounced “Share”), as she is affectionately called by her friends, is a...
Two awarded alumni of the year by Houghton College

Two awarded alumni of the year by Houghton College

Dr. Myron Glick and Dr. Joe Harvey will be presented with Alumni of the Year awards by Dr. Shirley Mullen, president of Houghton College, on Wednesday, October 2, during the 11:30 a.m. chapel service at Houghton College. Glick is a 1988 graduate of Houghton College...
John Lyon appointed CEO of World Hope International

John Lyon appointed CEO of World Hope International

World Hope International’s Board of Directors announced today the appointment of John Lyon as president and chief executive officer effective October 1, 2013. Lyon succeeds Dr. Tom E. Armiger, who has provided exemplary service to World Hope International (WHI)....
East coast Wesleyans in great need post-Sandy

East coast Wesleyans in great need post-Sandy

Wesleyans along the east coast are being strongly affected in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Recovery efforts from the storm will extend for weeks and possibly months. To this end, The Wesleyan Church has turned to interim disaster relief coordinators on the scene,...