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:

Michigan church has special reason to celebrate expansion

Encounter Community Church in Belding, Mich., was close to shutting down for good a few years ago. Now the church is celebrating the groundbreaking of a new expansion.

Houghton raises over $1.1 million in 24 hours

In just 24 hours, Houghton College raised over $1.1 in its second 24-hour fundraising campaign. This exceeds last year’s record-giving day.

Bluegrass Church brings new sound in North Carolina

The Bluegrass Church in Casar, N.C., has begun at South Mountain Family Camp. Rev. Glenn Ward of Northview Wesleyan Church in Statesville, N.C., has helped in getting the church started.

Denton Wesleyan Church providing awareness about human trafficking

Several church members at Denton Wesleyan Church in Denton, N.C., are in training to provide assistance and counseling to victims of human trafficking, domestic abuse, prostitution, and those affected by natural disaster.

New York church part of “Run for the Son” motorcycle event

Bikers participating in the “Run for the Son” event ended their motorcycle route at Colton Wesleyan Church, located in Colton, N.Y.