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:

Philosophical change helped increase SWU enrollment by 20 percent

Todd Voss, president of Southern Wesleyan University, believes a more “giving frame of mind” has caused the number of students in the traditional program at the Central, S.C., campus to increase by 20 percent.

Houghton seeking wider presence in Buffalo

Houghton College wants to expand its presence in Buffalo by establishing a new location in a local Presbyterian Church.

Former U.S. senator and presidential candidate to visit OKWU

Rick Santorum, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, will visit Oklahoma Wesleyan University on Thursday, October 24, to help promote The Christmas Candle, a movie based on the book by Max Lucado.

Rev. Buckingham says good-bye to Moncton Wesleyan Church

After 44 years as the senior pastor at Moncton Wesleyan Church in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, Rev. Laurel Buckingham has retired.

Indiana church celebrates 100+ years

Jackson Street Wesleyan Church in Brazil, Ind., is planning an event on Sunday, October 27, to celebrate a birthday that church congregants speculate is between 100 and 140 years.