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 following are sample news items:

Event raises funds for Trash Mountain Project

Trash Mountain Project’s annual Spoken event in Topeka, Kans., was held recently, a fundraising event for the non-profit that helps those around the world who live in trash dumps. You can also read more about Brett Durbin, Trash Mountain Project founder, in the fall issue of Wesleyan Life magazine. (Click on the “Fall 2013 [current issue] PDF version.)

Two churches celebrate 100th anniversary

Flint First Wesleyan Church in Flint, Mich., celebrated its 100th anniversary with an event that was open to the public. The church’s history is rich even though it has endured many changes in the past century. Mitchell Wesleyan Church in Mitchell, Ind., also celebrated 100 years recently.

New York church holding human trafficking awareness event

The Wesleyan Church of Hamburg will host the Human Trafficking Community Awareness Event in conjunction with the People Against Trafficking Humans Coalition of Western New York on Friday, October 18. The event is open to the public.

Wesleyan church partnering to serve the homeless

New Hope Wesleyan Church in Williston, N.D., is partnering with other churches in the area to provide food and safety to the city’s homeless.