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South Dakota church feeds residents on Thanksgiving

GracePoint Wesleyan Church in Brookings, South Dakota, fed those in need in its community on Thanksgiving.

Wesleyan women join Ruby Woo pilgrimage

A group of evangelical women, including some from The Wesleyan Church and Wesley Seminary, embarked on a four-day Ruby Woo pilgrimage that took them to landmarks important in both women’s and African-American history.

Iowa pastor joins coalition to better local neighborhood

Rev. Jeremy Geerdes, pastor of Debra Heights Wesleyan Church in Des Moines, Iowa, has joined a coalition to help bring progress to a local neighborhood.

Sierra Leonean assisting in fight again FGM

Rev. Osman Jessie Fornah, the national superintendent of The Wesleyan Church of Sierra Leone, has joined the fight against female genital mutilation against women and girls in the country.

Maryland church gives to 500+ families

The Adopt A Block outreach program of Emmanuel Wesleyan Church has given to more than 500 families through this year’s Pack to Give Back initiative.

Illinois church to host fourth Christmas for Kids campaign

Princeton Wesleyan Church in Princeton, Illinois, is collecting donations for its fourth Christmas for Kids campaign in order to give gifts to children who may not otherwise receive a gift.

IWU athletes baptized at commissioning service

Nine students were baptized at the Indiana Wesleyan University Athletics Commissioning Service, which approximately 450 Wildcats attended.