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:

SWU hires new vice president for development

Tony Payne, the new vice president for development at Southern Wesleyan University, was most recently the executive director of the upstate division of the March of Dimes.

Jo Anne Lyon interviewed about evangelical nonprofits’ record in hiring women in top positions

A recent article in the Huffington Post examines the rarity of evangelical nonprofits hiring women into top positions. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church, is interviewed in the article.

Evangelical organizations hosting clinics to assistant immigrants in legal matters

The Immigration Alliance, a network of 15 evangelical denominations and ministries, has launched a plan to help bridge the gap between immigrant noncitizens and private immigration lawyers in the U.S.

Canadian church hosts tribute in honor of country music legend

Country music legend George Hamilton IV was honored at Amherst Wesleyan Church in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Bence honored by high school with alumni award

Marion, Ind., resident Carol Bence was honored by the Danville (PA) High School Alumni Association with the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award.

Pizza delivery man receives tip of a lifetime

A local pizza delivery man was very encouraged when Indiana Wesleyan University students presented him with a large tip during a routine day of work.

The coming Methodist Revival?

Some outsiders might say that Methodism is on its way out after beginning so vigorously through the likes of John Wesley in the 18th century. But John Murdock argues that it is still alive and well because of denominations like The Wesleyan Church.

Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Wesleyan University partner to host annual event

Each year the Indianapolis Colts team with United Way of Central Indiana to host Hometown Huddle, an event presented by Indiana Wesleyan University.

Magistrate resigns rather than perform gay marriages

A Wesleyan pastor working as a county magistrate has resigned rather than having to unite same-sex couples in marriage.