Wesleyans in the news

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.

Indiana church offering training for immigration legal clinic start-ups

The Bridge Community Church in Logansport, Ind., is offering training for people who want to start immigration legal clinics in their own communities. Currently, there are 10 churches within The Wesleyan Church that are accredited immigration legal clinics. This article was also featured in Fox News Latino.

Former cop and criminal become friends

Former Michigan cop Andrew Collins and Jameel McGee, a criminal he wrongly accused, are now friends after their respective prison terms—all because of their faith in Jesus Christ.

OKWU women: It’s our choice

Female employees at Oklahoma Wesleyan University penned a response to an editorial published by the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise on April 12.

Faith Chapel Wesleyan Church welcomes new pastor

Bonnie Eastlack has been named the new pastor of Faith Chapel Wesleyan Church in Annandale, N.J., after serving in an interim position since last November.

Houghton alum named new dean of College

Samuel J. “Jack” Connell, a Houghton College graduate, has been named the new dean of the College and vice president of academic affairs.

Clemson Music Festival held at SWU

The sounds of southern gospel could be heard this weekend at Southern Wesleyan University in Central, S.C., during the Clemson Music Festival.

Houghton College to host annual Film Festival

Houghton College will host its 10th annual Film Festival April 23, where students have the opportunity to make films, present them to an audience, and be judged for award purposes.

Houghton librarian runs marathons on all 7 continents–twice

Glen Avery, 65, is a library at Houghton College who has run marathons on all seven continents, not once but twice.

IWU Wildcats honored for national championship

Indiana Wesleyan University men’s basketball was recently honored by government officials.

Houghton Symphony Orchestra invites audience to wear consumes to performance

The Houghton Symphony Orchestra held a unique concert at which attendees were invited to wear costumes.