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.

Michigan church to host human trafficking conference

Central Wesleyan Church in Holland, Mich., will host a human trafficking awareness and response training conference Saturday, January 30.

Indiana church celebrates grand opening

After more than seven years of serving McCordsville, Indiana, Harvest Church celebrated its grand opening in its newly-owned building.

Senator hosts OKWU president at State of the Union address

Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma hosted Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, at this week’s State of the Union address in Washington DC.

Michigan church to host sleigh rides and dinner

West Berlin Wesleyan Church in Lake Odessa, Michigan, will host sleigh rides and dinner for area families in partnership with the American Rest Cross.

OKWU story is one of TODAY.com’s top stories of 2015

Oklahoma Wesleyan University president, Dr. Everett Piper, wrote a blog post entitled “This is not a daycare! It’s a university!” and the story was one of the top 10 viewed on TODAY.com in 2015.

Piper to speak on Family Research Council’s “Free to Believe” broadcast

Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, will address religious liberty in the “Free to Believe” broadcast Saturday, January 16.

Canada churches continue to respond to refugee need

Brockville Wesleyan Church and Centennial Road Standard Church, both in Ontario, Canada, continue to provide refugee assistance.

Newly elected baseball president attended IWU

Bruce Rosselli, a former student at Indiana Wesleyan University, has been named president of the board for the Prospect League (baseball).

Wesleyan pastor talks about Supreme Court decision on immigration

Rev. Frankie Rodriguez, a Wesleyan pastor in South Carolina, talks about President Barack Obama’s immigration actions, which are now in the hands of the Supreme Court.

North Carolina pastor who leads Smokey Creek Cowboy Church featured in local paper

Rev. Glenn Ward and his church, Smokey Creek Cowboy Church, in North Carolina, are making an impact in a town made up of many cowboys and farmers.

Alabama church hosts African children’s choir

First Wesleyan Church in Tuscaloosa, Ala., hosted the Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa, which is on a six-month tour in the United States.