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:

Candidate Forum for Oklahoma’s U.S. Fifth District Draws Crowd Plus U.S. Senate Candidate Forum Announced

Five of the six candidates for office participated in the forum sponsored by Reclaiming America for Christ and the Bott Radio Network. Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, served as the moderator for the evening.

Church shouldn’t compete with government – Kalembo

The Church should not be seen to be a competitor of government rather, it should be a voice of the voiceless, says Pilgrim Wesleyan Church national superintendent Bishop Alfred Kalembo. Addressing over 300 church leaders from Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia at the opening of a five-day leadership meeting at Mawagali in Choma on Saturday, Bishop Kalembo said his church would not engage itself in activities that do not encourage and promote peace in the country.

IWU Announces Lilly Endowment Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $3 million grant to Indiana Wesleyan University. The school says the funding will help launch three work force and business-related initiatives.

Youngs focus on their son’s legacy, not his death

“Call Greg,” a voice whispered in her head. “Call Greg.”Such intuitions were nothing new to Judy Young — and her unexplained hunches frequently panned out — but this one seemed more insistent than usual. “Call Greg.”

Wesleyan Church in Cornwall building space for those in emergencies

A local church is in the process of building an emergency shelter to help families who have no where to go after a fire as a way of giving back to the community. The Cornwall Wesleyan Church in Cornwall, Ontario is turning one room of their facility into a self-contained one-bedroom apartment designed to accommodate those left without a home due to unplanned emergencies for up to 30 days.