The newly formed district includes the states of Illinois and Michigan, with 164 churches and a combined worship attendance of more than 34,000.
East Michigan District
The newly formed Great Lakes District of The Wesleyan Church includes churches in Illinois and Michigan.
A $19,000 grant has given some at-risk teens new opportunities to learn job and life skills.
President Obama heard firsthand what Flint Grassroots Initiative and Wesleyans are doing in Flint, Michigan, to assist residents in dire need because of the ongoing water crisis.
A man in a wheelchair came to the door. Both legs had been amputated. When asked if he needed clean water, he couldn’t stop thanking them. “I’ve been without it, because I can’t get out,” he said.
Rev. Mick Veach believes to truly impact a community, a church must put down roots. So he and church staff are slated to reopen a historic location and create Mosaic Midtown Church in Detroit in June.
The Flint Grassroots Initiative continues to pave the way in how Wesleyans, other churches, and social and government services are working together to help those in need during the water crisis.
In a short time, local Wesleyans have formed the “Flint Grassroots Initiative,” developing an impressive comprehensive response for marginalized victims. They see how God has prepared them for this.
The Wesleyan Church has discovered pockets of unserved victims of the water crisis.
The water supply in Flint, Michigan, is dangerously contaminated, leaving many residents without clean water to drink. Jo Anne Lyon requests that Wesleyans pray and give to help those in grave need.
A missionary couple with Wesleyan World Missions (now Global Partners) has passed away within a week of each other.