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:

OKWU president invited to State of the Union address

U.S. Senator James Lankford has invited Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Dr. Everett Piper to President Obama’s State of the Union address, which will take place January 12.

Texas church blesses others with “The Big Give”

Horizons Church in The Colony, Texas, donated funds to two needy families this Christmas season.

SWU students learn about social entrepreneurship

Students at Southern Wesleyan University are learning about social entrepreneurship as a way to make a difference, like helping the homeless.

IWU graduate’s photo to become USPS stamp

The United States Postal Service is using a photograph taken by Indiana Wesleyan University graduate Michael Matti for a stamp honoring Indiana’s bicentennial.

Pennsylvania church reports multiple salvations during Christmas season

Journeymate Wesleyan Church in Bloomsburg, Pa., saw more than 30 people place their faith in Christ over the Christmas season.

New doctorate of ministry program launched at Wesley Seminary

Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University has launched a new doctorate of ministry program.

Michigan church hosts 43rd annual live nativity scene

Bayview Wesleyan Church in Traverse City, Michigan, held its 43rd annual live nativity scene.

OKWU croquet team eyes 4th crown

The men’s croquet team at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is looking for its 4th national championship.

Ohio church receives Patriotic Employer Award

Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church in Jackson, Ohio, has been honored with the Patriotic Employer Award by the Ohio Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Hoosier native assists IWU in volleyball title

Ashlen Buck of Brazil, Ind., recounts her experience as Indiana Wesleyan University women’s volleyball wins the NCCAA national title.