A Century and a Half of Ministry

The Vine and Branch Church celebrated its 150th anniversary of ministry in the Liberty, New York, area on Sunday, June 7. Superintendent David Harvey presided over the celebration with former Pastors and their wives Dave/Sherry McCarthy, Glenn/Carolyn Davis, Dennis/Linda Scheuermann and Skip/Sue Hellmig (via video). During the service, the superintendent announced the appointment of Ed and Robin Sostak as the new co-pastors. There were 140 … Read more...


Thanks for Cyclone Relief

Free Methodist leaders in India and the United States have expressed appreciation for donations to the Bishops’ Crisis Response Fund that helped congregations, communities and families rebuild after the powerful Cyclone Hudhud hit in October 2014.

“After India’s most devastating cyclone in modern history severely impacted churches, property and even took the lives of several Free Methodists, FMCUSA churches gave generously to bring relief, restore … Read more...


Backpack Program Feeds Hungry Children

This receipt shows a large amount of food purchased for the backpack program.


Whitehouse Free Methodist Church in Smithfield, Pennsylvania, started a new ministry program in 2014 when members of the congregation began talking about their experience working in local elementary schools. Many of the children would come to school hungry during the week, and there was a real concern for them … Read more...

Winona Lake Celebrates Past While Moving Forward

A choir of pastors sings during the Winona Lake Free Methodist Church’s anniversary celebration. (Photo by Sarah Wadkins)


Established first in the homes of Free Methodist Publishing House personnel during the 1930s, the Winona Lake (Indiana) Free Methodist Church has a long and significant history both within the Wabash Conference and the wider Free Methodist Church.

An iconic place within Free Methodism, …

‘Biggest Loser’ Finalist Sonya Jones to Speak at Greenville College

Greenville College is delighted to welcome 1996 GC alumna and former Lady Panther Sonya Jones onto campus on Monday, May 4.

She will speak at 9:30 a.m. (CDT) in Whitlock Music Center during chapel about her journey of physical and spiritual transformation while competing on Season 16 of NBC’s reality weight-loss show, “The Biggest Loser.” At 10:30 a.m., following her chapel address, there will be … Read more...