Wesleyan News

Wesleyans in the news: April 16 

Wesleyans in the news: April 16 

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.  Woman plays piano in church destroyed by tornado Faith Community Wesleyan...
Small Indiana church making community-sized impact 

Small Indiana church making community-sized impact 

English Wesleyan Church (EWC), under the leadership of Dr. Roger Dillman, averages about 40 to 50 people a week. But for the last couple of years, by the providence of God and the help of several people, they have touched their community with compassion, love and...
Barbados ministry is encouraging men to lead well  

Barbados ministry is encouraging men to lead well  

Two thousand men and teenage boys gathered in Barbados on March 1 at the ManUp: Every Man a Winner event to be challenged in their faith and relationship with Jesus. This event was historic, being the largest number of men ever at a ministry gathering in...
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...