Northwest District

Northwest District Next Gen leaders create sermon series

Northwest District Next Gen leaders create sermon series

Children and youth pastors across the U.S. have gotten creative in connecting with kids and teens in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. Next Gen pastors in the Northwest District saw the need for helping foster those connections in a digital fashion and got to work....
Wesleyans in the news: August 1

Wesleyans in the news: August 1

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. Jersey City woman turns 110 on D-Day’s 75th anniversary A longtime member of...
Church For Neighbors nears second anniversary

Church For Neighbors nears second anniversary

January 6, 2019, will mark two years that we have been gathering regularly as Church For Neighbors in Portland, Oregon. So much has happened over the last two years that it would be impossible for me to fit it into this update. However, I’d like to share a little bit...
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...
South Dakota church “celebrates” multiple church plants

South Dakota church “celebrates” multiple church plants

What can happen when a leader hears the voice of God? When Keith Loy heard God’s voice 18 years ago to plant a church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he knew he was supposed to plant a church family where everyone was welcome. What he didn’t know at the time was how...
​Three new district superintendents elected

​Three new district superintendents elected

Three new Wesleyan district superintendents were elected in the summer of 2017. Rev. Wesley Smith (left) was elected by the Northwest District on June 28 to become its superintendent upon the retirement of former district superintendent Rev. Isaac Smith. Wesley, the...
​Darrell Two Bulls and Camp Justice

​Darrell Two Bulls and Camp Justice

District Superintendent Rev. Isaac Smith of the Northwest District sent in this report from the Greatest Commandments Church of Rapid City, S.D. (co-pastored by Barbara and Daniel Gammeter). The tiny church only averaged seven in attendance in 2016, but it has a...
​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. IWU launches new international relations and security degree A new...
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....
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...
The edges of the field

The edges of the field

How Wesleyan farmers are helping to end hunger Can we end hunger in this world? Should we even try? One only needs to look as far as the book of Leviticus to know that God has not only given us the command to feed the hungry but also the instructions on how to...
Two districts merge to create historic missional opportunity

Two districts merge to create historic missional opportunity

Yesterday, July 18, was a historic day for Wesleyan churches in the Dakota and Northwest Districts. Meeting in Vancouver, Washington, the Northwest District Conference voted 76-5 in favor of merging with the Dakota District. This was the final action needed for the...