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:

The Wesleyan Church in Liberia opens Ebola education center

The Wesleyan Church of Liberia has established an Ebola education and resource center in the 72nd Community in Paynesville, Montserrado County.

App developer for The Wesleyan Church granted $1 million in funding

Bluebridge, an app development and service company in Fishers, Ind., has been given $1 million in seed funding. A developer of apps specific for nonprofits, colleges, and small companies, Bluebridge serves app needs of The Wesleyan Church.

Houghton student addresses United Nations

Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Houghton College class of 2017, recently addressed the United Nations, telling the story of her family’s persecution and the horrors of war she witnessed as a child in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “Acknowledgement is not enough. You must take action,” she urges.

Bottom up approach to combating Ebola

World Hope International in Sierra Leone is doing all it can to help fight the raging Ebola epidemic taking place there and in surrounding West Africa countries.

Michigan church to provide breakfast at racing event

Lifespring Wesleyan Church in Sturgis, S.D., will provide breakfast for participants and spectators at the AMA Sturgis Supermoto race on September 13.

Virginia Bible quiz team wins fourth place at nationals

Quizzers from Penn Forest Worship Center placed fourth in a national competition held recently at Houghton College in Houghton, N.Y.

IWU considered one of best colleges in Midwest

Indiana Wesleyan University made the list as one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

Houghton College drawing students to Allegany County

Several students attending Houghton College in Allegany County, N.Y., weigh in on why they chose the college for their higher education.

Pastors moving to Buffalo for new ministry opportunities

Pastors Steve and Ruth Strand will move to Buffalo, N.Y., where the couple will likely minister among various refugee populations, including Burma, Congo, Cuba, Iraq, Nepal, Somalia, and Sudan.

North Carolina church celebrates 100 years

Glenville Wesleyan Church in Glenville, N.C., will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday, September 14.

SWU alumni ordained by denomination

Three alumni from Southern Wesleyan University were recently ordained by The Wesleyan Church at a recent service in South Carolina.

Houghton College has Pegula pride

New prospective owners of the Buffalo Bills are also big supporters of Houghton College athletics. Kim and Terry Pegula have given funds to build the new multi-million dollar sports complex, which will be dedicated October 4.