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:

Good Shepherd hosts shoebox packing party

Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church in Jackson, Ohio, hosted an Operation Christmas Child shoebox packing party, where 2,000 shoeboxes were filled for children in need. Nearby Christ Community Wesleyan Church packed 1,000 of its own boxes the same day.

Mitchell Wesleyan wants couples to use church for weddings

Mitchell Wesleyan Church in Mitchell, S.D., “want people to get married in a church with a pastor.” So church staff are doing things to make that happen, including lowering rental rates.

Youth pastor visits U.S. and reflects on lessons learned

Ben Dowdeswell, a youth pastor in New Zealand, spent seven weeks on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. What he learned about Native American culture and history changed his life.

IWU men’s basketball beats No. 1 ranked opponent

Indiana Wesleyan University men’s basketball beat No. 1 Cornerstone University this weekend, securing the first win in program history against the top-ranked team in the U.S.

Church welcomes first female pastor

First Wesleyan Church in Bradford, Pa., has welcomed Terri Niver as its first female pastor.