Emergency relief

Hurricane Maria Update – Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Update – Puerto Rico

Dr. Benjamín Galarce Sánchez, national district superintendent of Puerto Rico, gives an update of the status of Wesleyan churches in Puerto Rico that suffered damage from Hurricane Maria. Aguas Buenas: The river overflowed its banks and flooded the sanctuary, which...
Brooksville Residents in Need of Post-Hurricane Assistance

Brooksville Residents in Need of Post-Hurricane Assistance

Wesleyan Village, a senior, Christian retirement center in Brooksville, Florida, was in the direct path of Hurricane Irma. Since that time, conversations throughout Wesleyan Village are heard over and over again praising God for his continued protection and mercy...
Puerto Rico Devastated; Florida Rebuilding

Puerto Rico Devastated; Florida Rebuilding

This video from CNN shares the devastation Puerto Rico has sustained, including a segment about Wesleyan Academy, a Wesleyan school significantly damaged by Hurricane Maria. Supplies are now being shipped to Puerto Rico and funds are needed to cover the cost of these...
Wesleyan Academy Sustains Heavy Damage

Wesleyan Academy Sustains Heavy Damage

Initial reports received from Dr. Benjamín Galarce, superintendent of The Wesleyan Church-Puerto Rico, indicate Wesleyan Academy sustained heavy damage following Hurricane Maria that passed through the island as a Category 4. Wesleyan Academy is a private, evangelical...
Caribbean Hurricane Update – Irma & Maria

Caribbean Hurricane Update – Irma & Maria

http://donate.wesleyan.org/werf/hurricaneirma Greetings! Just yesterday I returned from Antigua where I had to stay for two additional days because of the storm conditions which affected the country as a result of the passing of hurricane Maria in the region. Thank...
Recent Natural Disasters Impact Thousands; Needs Remain Great

Recent Natural Disasters Impact Thousands; Needs Remain Great

Make WERF donations here. “It is with confidence in our God, gratitude for the Church and a request for continued prayer and relief ministry that I write,” said General Superintendent Wayne Schmidt. “The Wesleyan Church has been an ‘immediate responder’ in the many...
WERF Activation Update

WERF Activation Update

Click the following link to donate:  http://donate.wesleyan.org/werf/hurricaneirma Volunteers for clean-up and roof repair can contact Poured Out at poured-out.org. General Superintendent Wayne Schmidt is activating the Wesleyan Emergency Relief Fund in response to...
Florida and South Coastal Districts Irma Reports

Florida and South Coastal Districts Irma Reports

Florida District Superintendent Patrick Styers has yet to hear from three churches located in the hardest-hit areas in the state. He says initial reports are positive with no people harmed and minimal property damage incurred, but significant debris. “The greatest...
Hurricane Harvey Response Update

Hurricane Harvey Response Update

Wesleyan churches continue to commit finances, supplies and workers to assist in hurricane relief and recovery efforts. Recently joining efforts are New Life, La Plata, Maryland, Christ Wesleyan, Milton, Pennsylvania, and Cornerstone Community (CCC), Charlottesville,...
President Obama meets key FGI leader in Flint

President Obama meets key FGI leader in Flint

President Obama and several members of his administration were in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday, May 4, to see and hear first-hand the reality and impact of the ongoing water crisis. The situation is often referred by him and others as a “man-made disaster that...
​350 Wesleyans so far helped in Flint—and more volunteers needed!

​350 Wesleyans so far helped in Flint—and more volunteers needed!

350 Wesleyans so far helped in Flint—and more volunteers needed! Editor’s Note: This comprehensive report on what Wesleyans are doing in Flint is impressive. Kudos to all the volunteers and donors. More are needed. Some are shocked to find out that only $1,500...