Two districts merge to form a unified Kingdom Force in the Northwest United States.
The newly formed district includes the states of Illinois and Michigan, with 164 churches and a combined worship attendance of more than 34,000.
The newly formed Great Lakes District of The Wesleyan Church includes churches in Illinois and Michigan.
The newly formed Northeast District includes all or part of eight states, including some of the most heavily-populated areas in that part of the United States.
The newly formed district will include the eastern half of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the eastern third of New York State (including metropolitan New York City), Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire.
A new chapter in The Wesleyan Church began this summer, with the formation of the Crossroads District.
Indiana Central and Indiana North districts met to consider a merger by vote. Read a description of the day, including how the districts voted.