Bishop David Roller (right) participates in the inauguration of Roberts Wesleyan College President Deana L. Porterfield. (Roberts Wesleyan College photograph)

Roberts Wesleyan, Northeastern Seminary Inaugurate Porterfield

Bishop David Roller (right) speaks at the inauguration of Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary President Deana L. Porterfield (center). (Roberts Wesleyan College photograph)

At an inauguration ceremony at Pearce Memorial Church, the Roberts Wesleyan College community officially welcomed Deana L. Porterfield as the 11th president of Roberts Wesleyan College and the third president of Northeastern Seminary.

Several distinguished guests traveled to attend the …

Jason Garcia

Garcia to Serve as Church Multiplication Strategist

Jason Garcia

The Board of Bishops is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Garcia to become the first church multiplication strategist employed by the Free Methodist Church – USA.

“It has been our conviction that though many good examples of growth and becoming a movement are evidenced in the Free Methodist Church domestically and internationally, we must have a clearer picture of what our … Read more...

How to Help People Fleeing ISIS

ISIS Response: Bishop Thomas from Light & Life Communications on Vimeo.

The rise of the Islamic State terrorist group (commonly known as ISIS or ISIL) has resulted in persecution and beheadings of Christians and created a refugee crisis in the Middle East.

Praying for Syrian Refugees.

Bishop Matthew Thomas said that Free Methodists in Jordan and other parts of the Middle East are responding … Read more...

Pastor Darwin Mowat and his wife, Joan Mowat, of the Lighthouse FMC in Barryton, Mich., join in worship during Starting Strong.

Pastors Start Strong

Pastor Darwin Mowat and his wife, Joan Mowat, of the Lighthouse FMC in Barryton, Michigan, join in worship during Starting Strong.

New Free Methodist Church – USA pastors connected with bishops and each other Sept. 8–10 during the Starting Strong Conference in Indianapolis.

“Monday afternoon, there was a real sense of excitement as the pastors arrived. There was a sense of hope to build lasting … Read more...


Ebola Outbreak: Pray for West Africa

CDC graphic

Free Methodist World Missions Africa Area Director Mike Reynen requests increased prayer for our churches in Liberia and Guinea, where the Ebola crisis is severe.

The Free Methodist Church’s Liberia leader reported his next-door neighbor died last week from the virus. News media have also reported many who have non-Ebola illnesses are unable to get needed care, either because of concerns their illness resembles … Read more...