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Call to prayer: Hurricane Florence 

Call to prayer: Hurricane Florence 

According to today’s forecast for Hurricane Florence, 23.7 million residents of the Carolinas and Virginia are in the path of the Category 4 storm. Nearly 30,000 of those residents attend Wesleyan churches. Thanks to diligent meteorologists and the media, residents in...
​Zip Codes 22901-22908: Charlottesville, Virginia

​Zip Codes 22901-22908: Charlottesville, Virginia

Reverend Tony Schiavone is the lead pastor of Cornerstone Community Church (CCC), Charlottesville, Virginia, where he, his wife, Joy, and their four children ages 7 to 15, call home. On August 12, violence in Charlottesville received national attention. White...
​Wesleyan pastor receives distinguished police award

​Wesleyan pastor receives distinguished police award

What do a pastor, chaplain, and police officer have in common? They all focus on impacting lives, one person at a time. For church planter and First Simple Church founding pastor, Dr. Sam Frye, all three roles were recognized at this year’s James City County,...
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...
Former District Superintendent Wheeler passes away

Former District Superintendent Wheeler passes away

Rev. Paul Augustine Wheeler passed away in Lynchburg, Va., on August 11, 2014. Rev. Wheeler, age 93, is a former district superintendent of the Virginia District of The Wesleyan Church where he served for 10 years. A veteran of World War II, Rev. Wheeler served in the...