Ibero-American Area

​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....
​Bolivia welcomed to The Wesleyan Church

​Bolivia welcomed to The Wesleyan Church

A local ministry in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, South America has officially been welcomed into The Wesleyan Church (TWC). Over 160 participants attended the five-day event, August 18-22, 2016, which carried the theme “Amplifying Mission.” Rev. José McKella,...
Memorials passed at 2016 General Conference

Memorials passed at 2016 General Conference

A large number of Memorials (resolutions) were brought for the consideration of the conference. Some of them dealt with church government and involve changes in the Discipline of The Wesleyan Church. Approved in this group are a new “judiciary” section,...
​Historic action: uniting the Ibero-American Wesleyan churches

​Historic action: uniting the Ibero-American Wesleyan churches

In action on Tuesday, June 7, the 2016 General Conference approved the creation of the “Ibero-America Established Regional Conference of The Wesleyan Church,” [Latin America] and also approved its proposed 20-page charter. When it came time for the vote,...
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...