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Pastor writes children’s book

Rev. Matthew Hooper, co-pastor at Oakway United Wesleyan Church in Westminster, South Carolina, wrote a children’s book entitled The Coldest Girl.

Seminary grad reflects on opportunity through Spanish Master of Divinity Program

Pastor Edwin Castañeda, originally from Colombia, shares about the significance of the Spanish Master of Divinity Program available at Wesley Seminary.

New York pastor shares about service planning this Christmas

Rev. Kevin Beers, assistant pastor at Watermark Wesleyan Church in Hamburg, New York, tells what the church is doing to plan for Christmas services amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

North Carolina pastor offers moment of hope on local news show

Rev. Scott Simmons, lead pastor of Kernersville Wesleyan Church in Kernersville, North Carolina, offers a short message of hope on a local news station.

IWU awarded grant for education relief

The Indiana Department of Education awarded a $1-million grant to Indiana Wesleyan University as part of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund.

SWU receives NCAA award for academic excellence

The NCAA has awarded Southern Wesleyan University the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence, “presented to member schools earning an Academic Success Rate of 90 percent or higher.”

IWU launches Bridge Initiative

The Bridge Initiative has been launched through Indiana Wesleyan University-National and Global. The Bridge Initiative “partners with organizations across the U.S. to provide affordable, flexible and local education solutions.” For more information on a digital strategy course for churches, click here.