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Chicago Tribune pays tribute to oldest known Wesleyan

Merle Phillips, a member of One Church in Wheaton, Illinois, passed away. She was 111 and assumed to be the oldest known Wesleyan in the world.

Canadian church preparing for run to benefit Haiti

Yartmouth Wesleyan Church in Yartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, is planning its Run for Haiti, which will benefit the non-profit organization, Hands Across the Sea.

West Virginia members minister in Guatemala

Members of Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church in Weirton, West Virginia, traveled to Guatemala to serve with Impacto Ministries in Guatemala.

SWU rated in “Best Bang for the Buck” list

Southern Wesleyan University has been ranked eighth among schools in the southeast in the “Best Bang for the Buck” portion of the 2018 Washington Monthly College Rankings.

Houghton announces new criminal justice degree

A Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice will soon be available at Houghton College.

IWU honors local teacher

Marion (Indiana) High School teacher, Bobbie Owensby, received the 2018 Tony Maidenberg Award for community service during Indiana Wesleyan University’s annual employee convocation.

Pennsylvania church assists volcano victims

On June 3, Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupted, engulfing communities and causing displacement for thousands of people. World Hope International coordinated a team of volunteers from Christ Wesleyan Church in Milton, Pennsylvania, to travel in partnership with Airlink and United Airlines to deliver water filtration kits and solar chargers.