Military Chaplaincy

​Chaplain Commander Richard Bareiss remembered

​Chaplain Commander Richard Bareiss remembered

Chaplain Richard E. Bareiss, 89, of Bourbonnais, Ill., died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Bickford House in Bourbonnais. Born Dec. 10, 1927, in Springfield, Mass., he was a seaman in the Navy at the end of World War II. After attending Houghton College (where he met...
Special U.S. flag presented to The Wesleyan Church

Special U.S. flag presented to The Wesleyan Church

Dr. Russ Gunsalus, Executive Director of Education and Clergy Development, presented a special United States flag to Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent, at The Wesleyan Church Headquarters chapel service on Wednesday. The flag had flown over the Joint Forces...
Wesleyan chaplain receives award from National Bible Association

Wesleyan chaplain receives award from National Bible Association

Thirty-one Wesleyan military chaplains serve currently on active or reserve duty in every branch of the armed forces. One of those chaplains, Captain Mark Hunsinger, received an award for distinguished ministry. Captain Hunsinger serves with the Air Force 1st Special...
​Dr. Gary Carr joins Education and Clergy Development

​Dr. Gary Carr joins Education and Clergy Development

Dr. Gary Carr joins Education and Clergy Development Dr. Gary Carr is a new director in the Education and Clergy Development Division. First among a range of responsibilities, he is the new associate chaplain endorser for The Wesleyan Church. Carr was a highly...