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West Virginia church with historic roots to reopen

The Homeland Community Church in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is reopening and pastors are learning more about its historic roots in the process. The church recently held its first service.

Assistant district superintendent leads prayer for House of Representatives

Rev. John Vernon, assistant district superintendent of the North Carolina East District, led the prayer for a recent House of Representatives meeting.

Church celebrates 80th anniversary

McCrae Brook Wesleyan Church in Eldred, Pennsylvania, celebrated its 80th birthday with current and former members and pastors present.

Children donate to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Children who attended vacation Bible school at Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church in Weirton, West Virginia, donated items and funds to Make-A-Wish Foundation, which cares for families with children “battling critical illnesses.”

South Dakota church damaged by fire

Westside Wesleyan Church in Bristol, South Dakota, is cleaning up after part of the building was damaged by a fire.

IWU women’s basketball serves in missions

The Indiana Wesleyan University women’s basketball team traveled to the Dominican Republic in July to serve on a mission trip.

Indiana church gives away school supplies to area kids

Faith Wesleyan Church in Terre Haute, Indiana, gave away 400 backpacks with school supplies to area children in need.