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139th session of the General Board convenes

139th session of the General Board convenes

Rev. Maria Acuna attended her first meeting of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church as it convened its 139th session on May 7 – 8, 2019, at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. Acuna serves as the pastor of La Gran Comision Wesleyan Church in...
138th Session of the General Board highlights include new members

138th Session of the General Board highlights include new members

A new member, Rhea Bell, joined The Wesleyan Church General Board for its 138th session, November 13-14, 2018, representing the Northeastern Area. Bell serves as the worship arts director at LifePoint Church in Waldorf, Maryland. Bell volunteered at LifePoint for many...
General Board convenes for 135th session

General Board convenes for 135th session

Led by General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt, the members met to discuss important denominational matters at the two-day meeting. Heather Semple (senior pastor of Red Cedar Church in Rice Lake, Wisc.), Steve DeNeff (senior pastor at College Wesleyan Church in...
​General Board convenes for 135th session

​General Board convenes for 135th session

The 135th session of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church met at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana, May 2 and 3. Led by General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt, the members met to discuss important denominational matters at the two-day meeting....
​General Board: changing of the guard

​General Board: changing of the guard

Wednesday morning Dr. Jo Anne Lyon recognized those who have faithfully served on the General Board for a number of years. It is possible that there has never been a time when so many General Board members with long years of service have chosen not to be re-elected....
​The 2016-2020 General Board of The Wesleyan Church is elected

​The 2016-2020 General Board of The Wesleyan Church is elected

On Tuesday, June 7, at the 2016 General Conference in Buffalo, N.Y., the following area representatives of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church were elected and will serve the Church for the next four years: Southern Representative Area: Ministerial: Jerry...
​Memorials considered for General Conference 2016

​Memorials considered for General Conference 2016

General Conference 2016 is less than two months away, and this quadrennium’s Memorials (resolutions) have been released to the public. Included among Memorials that have been recommended by the Committee on Memorials for action by General Conference 2016 are:...
2016 Memorials

2016 Memorials

2016 Memorials These are the memorials that have been considered by the Committee on Memorials for forwarding to General Conference 2016. By clicking on each memorial, you can read it, see whether it is recommended, and comment, if you choose. Memorial...
General Board marked by encouraging denominational news

General Board marked by encouraging denominational news

The 129th session of the General Board of The Wesleyan Church met at the denominational headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church, called the meeting to order at the beginning of the two-day meetings. Some of the...
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Unofficial notes from General Board

The semi-annual General Board meeting of The Wesleyan Church was held on November 19-20. General Superintendent Dr. Jo Anne Lyon remarked that there was a general sense of God “binding us together” throughout the meeting. It was not the intended theme of the meeting,...
Dr. Lyon announces new vision statement

Dr. Lyon announces new vision statement

Upon announcing the new vision statement for The Wesleyan Church, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon said, “This vision statement is meant to become reality, not just a phrase to memorize. Based on Scripture and history, this is the call of God to The Wesleyan Church for the...
North American Wesleyans Reach Historic Milestones

North American Wesleyans Reach Historic Milestones

The State of the Church address to the May 3-4 meeting of the General Board revealed historic gains for The Wesleyan Church of North America. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, chair of the Board of General Superintendents, said on their behalf, “The stories of transformed lives...