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Wesleyan women empowered during clergy conference

Wesleyan women empowered during clergy conference

The vision of Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy (WHWC) is “engaging, empowering and equipping women to lead in the Church.” The Wesleyan Church, the Church of the Nazarene, Free Methodist Church and Church of God (Anderson) are the sponsoring denominations. Every two...
Wesleyans in the news: March 26

Wesleyans in the news: March 26

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. Houghton grad appointed to coronavirus task force Dr. Deborah Birx, a 1976...
A message from Global Partners on coronavirus

A message from Global Partners on coronavirus

As you know, we are all facing a unique challenge with the novel coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease. We are continually monitoring news reports and assessing our response. So far, we have had to evacuate from or delay returns to three of our locations: two...
Worship: a disciplined discipleship

Worship: a disciplined discipleship

Songwriting, worship and discipleship have long been indoctrinated into the minds and work of Wesleyans, something credited largely to the intentional songwriting and teaching practices of John and Charles Wesley. In the preface to The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal:...
Wesleyans ignite prayer movement in schools

Wesleyans ignite prayer movement in schools

In the wake of an ever-growing gospel gap, heightened social and personal anxieties, and deep national and global divides, one man, his daughter and their team are working to inspire change in one of the nation’s most vulnerable battlefields: public schools. Jeff...
Wesleyans in the news: February 27

Wesleyans in the news: February 27

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. Texas church planter interview by national multiplication leader Pastor...
Kansas ministry still rescuing trafficking victims

Kansas ministry still rescuing trafficking victims

For seven years, female survivors of human sex trafficking have had a safe place to receive long-term recovery, inspiration and encouragement. That safe place is Homestead Ministries in Manhattan, Kansas, a transitional home for female adults rescued from human...
Great Lakes churches serving their communities

Great Lakes churches serving their communities

Some Great Lakes Region District churches have been serving their local communities in “great” ways in the last few months. The Wesleyan Church of Fairfield in Fairfield, Illinois, has held an annual Community Coat Drive nine times. More than 250 coats and 120 pairs...
Hephzibah62:4 celebrating 120 years

Hephzibah62:4 celebrating 120 years

THE EARLY YEARS The story of the Hephzibah Orphanage began in January 1900 when Bettie Tyler and her sister, Mollie, took a leap of faith. The sisters moved into their dilapidated childhood farmhouse on 600 acres in Bolingbroke, Georgia, in order to care for four...
Houghton College partners with IWU in nursing agreement

Houghton College partners with IWU in nursing agreement

Students enrolled at Houghton College can now simultaneously obtain an undergraduate degree from Houghton and an undergraduate nursing degree through Indiana Wesleyan University’s (IWU) 3+1 Transition to Nursing accelerated program. The IWU program allows students to...
Former WIF CEO passes away

Former WIF CEO passes away

Dr. John A. Dunn, former chief executive officer of Wesleyan Investment Foundation (WIF), died February 3, 2020. He was 85. Dunn served in pastoral ministry in Pilgrim Holiness churches in Wisconsin and Wesleyan churches in Arizona. He also served as district...
There is More: Follow 2019 recap

There is More: Follow 2019 recap

If Wesleyan youth were expecting just another international youth conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, in December 2019, they returned home with more. The quadrennial international youth conference of The Wesleyan Church (TWC) is named Follow. Approximately 3,000 students...
Wesleyans in the news: January 30

Wesleyans in the news: January 30

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. Formerly homeless couple paying it forward in Pennsylvania A married couple...
Fifteen Kingdom Force disciples

Fifteen Kingdom Force disciples

A baptism service held at Hillside Wesleyan Church (HWC) in Clyde, Michigan, provided the opportunity for stories of life transformation to be told. Fifteen people were baptized at on October 6, 2019, including several family groups: a mother and son; a father, mother...
Michigan church seeks to “inspire”

Michigan church seeks to “inspire”

Fremont, Michigan, usually doesn’t rise to the top of many people’s “highly influential cities” list. Aside from being the home of Gerber, the well-known baby food company, our central Michigan town rarely rises to the spotlight. That’s because the demographics can be...