Wesleyans in the news
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 email@example.com. The following are sample news items:
Scott Drury shares his experience visiting Liberia and the reactions there to the Ebola virus.
The Logansport, Ind., church recently opened a nonprofit immigration clinic licensed through the U.S. Bureau of Immigration Appeals. They offer less expensive paperwork help for immigrants and “a church that’s multicultural, multilingual.”
Jo Anne Lyon discusses the practice of genital mutilation and those who are attempting to stop the practice.
The First Wesleyan Church in Tuscaloosa, Ala., celebrated its 100th anniversary on August 3, hosting a banquet and giving away a book containing the church’s history. Those in attendance that day included a 99-year-old woman who has attended the church since her birth in 1914.
The annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society held Relay for Life at the Hayward Wesleyan Church grounds in Hayward, Wisc.
Carrie Jo (Kinde) Cain will return to the country in which she grew up to help with the Ebola outbreak.
Park Place Wesleyan Church in Pinellas Park presents The Marketplace: A Fair Trade Experience to raise awareness of human trafficking, poverty, oppression, and other social injustices around the world.
Parkway Wesleyan Church in Roanoke, Va., hosted “Back 2 School Blast” to serve students and their families in need of some extra assistance prior to this school year. Approximately 1,500 students were registered to attend the event.