Position papers

A Wesleyan View of Racial Reconciliation

A Wesleyan View of Racial Reconciliation

Overcoming the Racial Divide in The Wesleyan Church Preamble The mission of the Wesleyan Church is to fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. It is a clarion call to reach every race and ethnic group with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and...
A Wesleyan View of Women in Ministry

A Wesleyan View of Women in Ministry

The Wesleyan Church wishes to reaffirm its long-standing commitment to full opportunity for women to be ordained to the ministry and to serve in any and all ministerial and leadership capacities. Although this vision has yet to be fully realized within The Wesleyan...
A Wesleyan View of Global Poverty

A Wesleyan View of Global Poverty

PREAMBLE—This position statement has been drafted as The Wesleyan Church’s response to the issue of global poverty. For the purpose of this document and statement, poverty is defined as lack of access. In view of the critical nature of the impact of poverty on all...
A Wesleyan view of immigration

A Wesleyan view of immigration

Preamble The Wesleyan Church is inspired by a God-given vision of equipping and empowering believers, leaders, and churches for “Fulfilling the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment.” Focused on this vision, our mission is to exalt Jesus Christ by:...
A Wesleyan View of Creation Care

A Wesleyan View of Creation Care

PREAMBLE The psalmist wrote “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it” (Psalm 24:1). Yet any honest reader of the newspaper or thoughtful observer of current events must acknowledge that all is not well with this earth that belongs to our God....
A Wesleyan View of Homosexuality

A Wesleyan View of Homosexuality

Preamble The issue of homosexuality is prompting increasingly intense debate in virtually all sectors of our society. It’s a debate that is being held in the halls of government, as legislators try to define what marriage is, and what rights and protections should be...