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:

Act Now-Nepal! team helping Nepalis find shelter ahead of monsoon season

A small team of volunteers partnering with World Hope International recently did its best to deliver tents into remote villages of Nepal so residents have shelter in time for the upcoming monsoon season. John Lyon, CEO of World Hope International, was interviewed by World magazine about the team’s experience.

SWU offers full scholarships to children of Charleston shooting victim

Southern Wesleyan University has offered full tuition scholarships to DePayne Middleton-Doctor’s four children. Middleton-Doctor was a university employee who was among the nine killed in the Emanuel AME Church shooting June 17 in Charleston, S.C. (Click link in title for one story; another story and video are available here.)

Charleston shooting victim fondly remembered

DePayne Middleton-Doctor, a Southern Wesleyan University employee killed in the Charleston, S.C., shooting, is remembered as someone who wanted to help people.