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What Child Is This?

As we enter a New Year, we have fresh memories of joyful celebration of the gift of the child who changes everything for us. In our Christmas celebrations, many of us sang the classic carol: “What Child is This?” The song reflects on the wonder of God’s great gift to the world, who was proclaimed alive while still preborn and the fulfiller of God’s promises … Read more...


Memorial Service Scheduled for Pastor John Hendricks

During his 58 years as a Free Methodist pastor, John Hendricks had an especially fruitful ministry to people of diverse ages and backgrounds — including many college students who attended the Free Methodist churches bordering their campuses. Hendricks, 85, pastored in Ypsilanti, Michigan; St. Petersburg, Florida; Spring Arbor, Michigan; Greenville, Illinois; and Lakeland, Florida.

Hendricks died Sunday, Nov. 25, following a fall the previous day … Read more...


Bishops’ Fund to Support Wildfire Recovery

The deadliest wildfire in California history has directly affected Free Methodist churches in Northern California, but that hasn’t stopped them from serving their communities. Donations through the Bishops’ Crisis Response Fund will help local Free Methodists continue to assist their neighbors in need of shelter and support as they recover from the devastating blaze known as the Camp Fire.

“There are two churches near the …

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Help Churches Rebuild After Cyclone

A cyclone has destroyed 20 Free Methodist churches and left nearly 200 families without a roof over their homes as winter approaches.

“Our pastors and believers are without any roof to worship. Their places of worship have been completely damaged,” reports a church leader in this creative access country. “The people who are solely dependent on cash crop crops have been totally devastated and shattered … Read more...


WMI to Dissolve at Year’s End

Dear members, donors, and friends of Women’s Ministries International:

It is with a heavy heart that the WMI Executive Board announces that WMI must dissolve this ministry effective December 31, 2018.

As you know from our president, Alma Jasinski, in our April 3, 2018, e-newsletter, we have struggled due to declining numbers in membership as well as regular financial contributions. While many of you responded … Read more...

New Area Director Announced for Latin America

Dear colleagues and partners in ministry,

As many of you will know, Dr.  Delia Nüesch-Olver has announced that she will step down as Area Director on March 31, 2019. The Board of Bishops recognizes and thanks Dr. Delia for her excellent work overseeing the area for these past 10 years. She and Paul have worked tirelessly across the area focusing on “fueling and sustaining Read more...

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Greenville Offers Next Justice Ministry Pilgrimage Course

Following the success of May’s travel-based Justice Ministry course, Greenville University’s School of Adult Studies and Andrews Chair for Christian Unity announce a second course, “Justice Ministry: Immigration, Exploitation, and Kingdom Economics” from May 15 to 21, 2019. Renowned Christian leader Lisa Sharon Harper will again lead the experience.

This course on immigration is part of a series centered on effective ministry offered through … Read more...

In Celebration of Life

As a reminder to all people who call themselves Free Methodists, we celebrate and recognize the sanctity of life and worth of all persons. Freedom Sunday is fast approaching on September 30, and we urge everyone to support efforts such as those led by the Set Free Movement. We must work aggressively to end slavery and everything that degrades people.

Similarly,  all persons, whether slave …

Call and Response to Unite and Equip African-American Christians


Sometime in 2016, J.R. Rozko, who directs the efforts of Missio Alliance, asked me if I was interested in doing a workshop at their upcoming conference in Alexandria, Virginia. I agreed and when he asked me what issue I wanted to address, I said that I wanted to talk about black Christians. Had the question been posed a year ago, my reply … Read more...

Free Methodists Stand Against Family Separation

The history of the Free Methodist Church is rooted in the biblical command to live in holy love. This love comes from God and is available to all. Receiving this love from our Lord gives us a renewed love for people who are marginalized, poor and disenfranchised. Our vision is to disciple every believer with the expectation that they would deliver the whole gospel to … Read more...


Women Clergy Revive in the Rockies

More than 100 Free Methodists were among the 300 participants in the Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy’s Revive conference April 12–15 at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. The Free Methodist Church –USA had the largest denominational delegation at the conference, which the FMCUSA co-sponsored with the Brethren in Christ, Church of God (Anderson, Indiana), Church of the Nazarene, and the Wesleyan … Read more...

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Jim Caviezel to Headline Adoption Fundraiser


Most people know Jim Caviezel as Jesus in “The Passion of the Christ.” At Deaconess Pregnancy & Adoptionwe know him as an adoptive dad.

Caviezel and his wife, Kerri, are strongly committed to representing Christ well. The Caviezels have adopted three children (all with special needs) putting their pro-life stance into action. At the 11th annual Angels … Read more...

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