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President Obama meets key FGI leader in Flint

President Obama meets key FGI leader in Flint

President Obama and several members of his administration were in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday, May 4, to see and hear first-hand the reality and impact of the ongoing water crisis. The situation is often referred by him and others as a “man-made disaster that...
​350 Wesleyans so far helped in Flint—and more volunteers needed!

​350 Wesleyans so far helped in Flint—and more volunteers needed!

350 Wesleyans so far helped in Flint—and more volunteers needed! Editor’s Note: This comprehensive report on what Wesleyans are doing in Flint is impressive. Kudos to all the volunteers and donors. More are needed. Some are shocked to find out that only $1,500...
Wesleyan response to Flint crisis has impact

Wesleyan response to Flint crisis has impact

Untold thousands of people have already been exposed to dangerous levels of lead contamination and the danger continues. But the Wesleyan response to the Flint water emergency (see stories here and here) is already making a difference. Many volunteers are needed! (See...
​”What you did for the least of these . . . you did for me.”

​”What you did for the least of these . . . you did for me.”

Editor’s note: In a very short time, East Michigan Wesleyan leaders have formed the “Flint Grassroots Initiative.” Note how they have developed an impressive comprehensive response to the immediate needs of marginalized victims. Most people know that...
Kingswood’s Edgett Hall honours beloved couple

Kingswood’s Edgett Hall honours beloved couple

On March 27, the Kingswood University Board of Trustees voted to name the building that houses faculty offices Edgett Hall. The unanimous vote recognizes and honours the tireless efforts of Dean and Elizabeth Edgett who travelled hundreds of thousands of miles for...