Register For The Global Gathering Today

Who is the 2017 Global Gathering for? The 2017 WCA Global Gathering is for laity and clergy who are passionate about the future of Methodism and who are committed to a vibrant expression of the historic Christian faith in the Wesleyan tradition. Do you have to be a member of the WCA to attend the […]

Shane Bishop Shares

The  Reverend Shane Bishop, senior pastor of Christ Church, a multi-site United Methodist Church in Fairview Heights, Illinois, in the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference, will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2017 Global Gathering.  Shane has served Christ Church since 1997 and under his leadership, the congregation has grown from 200 to […]

All Hands On Deck

ALL HANDS ON DECK   What’s your highest priority?  Often, that which grabs our attention is the urgent – not the important.  The truly important must command our very best. Imagine the scene.  Jesus has traveled from town to town.  He has taught in the synagogues.  His consistent message has been to announce the Good […]


WCA RESPONDS TO HURRICANE HARVEY DISASTER   Hurricane Harvey has left heart-breaking loss of life and property in its path, and continued disruption for people living along the western side of the Gulf of Mexico.  The Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) has joined in the prayers offered up by many as we have sought God’s provision, […]

Why You Should Be At The Global Gathering!

August 24, 2017   Jeff Greenway, chairperson of the Council of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, invites you to join the WCA on October 14 for its Global Gathering live in Houston, TX and at 50 simulcast sites around the country.  The theme of our 2017 Global Gathering is “Move – On Mission With God.”  Join […]

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Igniting a Movement

Who would opt out of a movement of God? “No one,” we might exclaim. Yet, history is littered with people who were complacent, ambivalent, distracted and otherwise occupied. In order to be part of a movement of God, you have to be willing. Prior to his experience at Aldersgate, John Wesley was otherwise occupied. He […]

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Rescue the Perishing

Jesus was explicit.  “The Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.”  Luke 19:10 (NLT).  In God’s great wisdom, those who were perishing would be rescued through a relationship with God’s Son – Jesus.  No one was exempt from the necessity of a rescuer.  Rescue was available to all, but each […]


Preparing a Plan for the Future

The Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) believes that United Methodism will look very different from how it looks today after the 2019 special General Conference. The mandate given to the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward is very expansive and offers the opportunity for major structural changes within the denomination. What will be the place of […]


Creating a Unified Response

We are in a time of great uncertainty in The United Methodist Church. Persistent and escalating disobedience to the order and discipline of our church has created anarchy. The 2016 General Conference entrusted the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward for the Church with the task of arriving at a recommended way to break the […]

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Committed to Christ and the Scriptures

What is the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) all about? In a time of theological conflict and uncertain future, the WCA issues a clarion call to Christ-centered, biblically based ministry. Noted 19th century British preacher Charles Spurgeon could have been speaking about our time when he wrote: “Unity without truth seems hazardous. Our Lord’s prayer [for […]