Pacific Southwest District

Skyline Church launches rural “micro video venues”

Skyline Church launches rural “micro video venues”

Skyline Church in San Diego, California, launched its first satellite congregation in rural America, in a town with a population of less than 5,000. Church leaders hope this will be the first of many satellite campuses in rural American towns with populations of 5,000...
High Plains discipleship

High Plains discipleship

At times, the ministry of Pastor Darwin Tsosie and his wife, Ann, on the Navajo reservation looks like ministry in any church. At other times, it appears unique. Ministry opportunities at Red Rock Wesleyan Church occur due to the poverty of many, each a light shining...
Wesley Seminary launching leadership class with John Perkins

Wesley Seminary launching leadership class with John Perkins

Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University will launch a new leadership specialization in honor of Dr. John Perkins as part of the M.A. in Ministry. According to Aaron Wilkinson, associate vice president of Adult Enrollment Services with Indiana Wesleyan...
California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

California church is creating a multiplication “legacy”

A Pacific Southwest District church is doing its best to live out the district’s mission: to create a culture where leaders and local churches can fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. Jeff and Laurie Jennings, co-pastors at Faith Legacy...
Joy after ​992 days of waiting

Joy after ​992 days of waiting

The Wesleyan Church encourages every local church to recognize Orphan Sunday on a Sunday in November, and promote adoption and foster care. We are part of the Christian Alliance for Orphans. Check out all the resources on the site, and make plans to include...
​Ministry in Red Rock thriving through Arizona church plant

​Ministry in Red Rock thriving through Arizona church plant

God is doing incredible things at Village Church, a church plant in Red Rock, Arizona, which was launched in October 2015. The co-planters are Ashley Jennings and Cody Bren. The parent churches are Crossroads Church in Fair Oaks, Calif., and Lighthouse Wesleyan Church...
Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

OKWU president speaks at state freedom rally Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, was invited to speak at the Rally for Religious Freedom at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Read his speech here. North Carolina church part of 5K that will help...
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....
Phil Stevenson is Pacific Southwest District Superintendent

Phil Stevenson is Pacific Southwest District Superintendent

Dr. Philip T. Stevenson has been elected as district superintendent of the Pacific Southwest District of The Wesleyan Church, succeeding Dr. Stephen Babby, whose tenure of 39 years as district superintendent is the longest in the history of The Wesleyan Church. Dr....
Saying “yes” to Arizona

Saying “yes” to Arizona

Last year at the brink of ordination, I felt God tugging on my heart to be open to anything he asked of me. At that time, I truly thought I was open, but as a dialogue with God began, I realized he had plans that I hadn’t considered. God placed the state of...
Faithful Wesleyan pastor passes on her 50th birthday

Faithful Wesleyan pastor passes on her 50th birthday

Lillian Roe entered into the world on September 24, 1964 and entered heaven exactly 50 years later on September 24, 2014. Her parents were George Wesley and Florence Rosalie Roe. Lily was the youngest of their 17 children. She grew up on the family farm in Michigan...