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:

Former pro golfer now pastors Wesleyan church

Rev. Scott Newton serves as lead pastor of Connection Church in Thomasville, N.C. For five years prior to his church service, he played on both the PGA and Canadian golf tours. Then God called him to be a pastor.

New York pastor hoping to relaunch church

The new pastor of Ogdensburg Wesleyan Church is hoping to revitalize the small church located in Ogdensburg, N.Y.

IWU joins Indianapolis Colts in renovating neighborhood center

Indiana Wesleyan University, the Indianapolis Colts, and United Way of Central Indiana revealed a newly-renovated, Colts-themed fitness center at the Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center in Indianapolis, on October 29.

Dr. Lyon to speak at Lee University

Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church, will speak at Lee University, in Cleveland, Tenn., on November 14. She will speak about women in executive leadership.

Will city approve Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church’s proposed homeless shelter?

The local zoning board in Stroudsburg, Penn., is considering approving a winter homeless shelter proposed by Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church.