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A “rae” of sunshine

A “rae” of sunshine

My husband and I were pregnant with our first baby, and on June 6, 2017, we were going to our 20-week ultrasound appointment. My little bump was starting to show. I felt so much happiness and excitement in expectation of what we would find out. I went to work that day...
Something happened to Mike

Something happened to Mike

Mike Billat’s family attended Crane Community Chapel in Austin, Minnesota, for several years while he stayed home or did other things. He had no interest in God. One Wednesday evening while his wife and children were at church, Mike asked God to speak to him and show...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. South Dakota church feeds residents on Thanksgiving GracePoint Wesleyan...
75 years in ministry

75 years in ministry

For a man of the cloth to serve in active ministry for 75+ years is rare. For a woman of the cloth to do it is all but unheard of. Ninety-four-year-old Lois Williams, an ordained pastor in The Wesleyan Church, died Friday. She had accepted Christ into her life at the...
North Point part of making lives new in Minneapolis suburb

North Point part of making lives new in Minneapolis suburb

Two thirds of the population for the state of Minnesota lives in the twin cities and surrounding suburbs. On the north side of Minneapolis, North Point Church purchased a foreclosed property in Coon Rapids that allows church staff and congregants to better pursue its...
Made new in South Troy, Minnesota

Made new in South Troy, Minnesota

The old South Troy Wesleyan Church near rural Zumbro Falls, Minn., had been closed for 10 years. Established in 1856, it was the first Wesleyan Methodist congregation in Minnesota. Its history was notable and strong. It had assisted in planting a church in Rochester,...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. The...
Wesleyan churches helping to provide pineapples in Sierra Leone

Wesleyan churches helping to provide pineapples in Sierra Leone

Pineapples are growing across much of the countryside in Sierra Leone, Africa, thanks to a partnership between The Wesleyan Church and World Hope International. The partnership is empowering smallholder farmers with education and economic opportunities in an otherwise...