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:

Jo Anne Lyon explores evangelicalism

General Superintendent Dr. Jo Anne Lyon explains Wesleyanism as part of Christianity Today‘s “Exploring Evangelicalism” series.

OKWU drops out of CCCU

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has pulled its affiliation with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Dr. Everett Piper, president of OKWU, gave his thoughts in a recent interview with World magazine.

SWU sets enrollment record

Southern Wesleyan University has set a new record for the number of new traditional students enrolled at the Central campus. This is the second year in a row the university has set an enrollment record.

Nevada pastor addresses abortion

Nick Emery, pastor of Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church in Carson City, Nevada, encourages the Church to address the abortion issue with love and truth, without any political innuendos.

Hope Church feed more than 3,000 in one day

Hope Church of Blaine, Minn., teamed up with two area food banks and fed more than 3,000 people in one day.

Pennsylvania church celebrates 100 years

Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church celebrated 100 years of existence during a tent meeting, much how the church began a century ago–under a tent.

Mullen delivers Houghton State of the College address

Houghton College President Shirley Mullen recently issued the annual State of the College speech to the college’s faculty and staff, announcing new projects and initiatives.

Indiana church members prepping for Kiss the Critter Contest

Church members at Flintwood Wesleyan Church in Columbus, Ind., are preparing for the first-ever Kiss the Critter Contest as a fundraising for Follow 2015, the upcoming Wesleyan Youth conference.

SWU awarded $1.1 million grant

Over the next five years, Southern Wesleyan University will receive $1.1 million in federal funding to help under-resourced students realize their dreams of attending college.

New York church sponsors Cash concert

Crosspointe Wesleyan Church in Catskill, N.Y., sponsored a recent concert that featured Kellye Cash, niece of legendary singer Johnny Cash.