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Congratulations David and Rebecca!

Each year more of our students celebrate a significant mile-stone in their study as they graduate with an award. Recently David and Rebecca Stockill celebrated together. David completed his Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology and has commenced his Advanced

Posted in Southern District, WMCA

Celebrating a Milestone

Maise and Bill Greenlee celebrated Maise’s 90th birthday with their church family at Box Forest Wesleyan Methodist Church. Bill and Maise have been long standing members of the church and have blessed that local fellowship with their Irish humour and

Posted in Southern District

Celebrating 50th Wedding Anniversary

Dennis and Keren Carnell were founding members of Box Forest (originally College Church) Wesleyan Methodist Church, were married in that church building and have now celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with their church family. Dennis and Keren have been a

Posted in Southern District

Southern District Conference Report 2016

This was my first time attending one of these conferences and I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would it be boring? Would I know anyone? Will I enjoy it? How does it work? My initial fears were

Posted in Southern District

A Church Plant Twenty Years in the Making

Goldfields Wesleyan Methodist Church in Heathcote began services in our home on the 19th of May 2016. However in God’s scheme of things it began one Sunday evening in September 1998.  How, you may ask could a new church plant begin

Posted in Southern District

New Kingsley

Daryl Walker is the Pastor of Box Forest Wesleyan Methodist Church in Melbourne Victoria and he studied at Kingsley College many years ago. But now he is a resident again! The old Kingsley property in South Street, Hadfield was sold

Posted in Southern District


You may have seen this appeal in a previous Weswords but the need has become urgent. Here is a message from Rev Phil Hotchkin, District Superintendent of the Southern District. “We have had a couple of large donors to the

Posted in Southern District

Southern District Conference Report 2015

The 33rd annual conference of the Southern District of the Wesleyan Methodist Church was held at the Merroo Conference and Convention Centre in Kurrjong, NSW on the 25th of September, 2015 A total of 16 ministerial and 15 lay delegates

Posted in Southern District

Church Plant (Southern District)

Being a pastor is not something that I have always aspired for. It wasn’t until halfway through Bible College that others began telling me that I had pastor written all over me. Planting a church has not always been on

Posted in Southern District

Southern District Women’s Camp Report

by Lauris Beasley June 2015 The Girls Weekend away was held on June 5-7th at the Belgrave heights Lodge. It is one of the most historic homesteads in the Dandenong Ranges. Twenty-six women and teenagers attended. The theme for this

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