News and announcements from the Western New York District of The Wesleyan Church
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District Update
The purpose of this newsletter is to keep our churches and leaders connected and informed about news, events and needs in the district. Anyone may subscribe here.
Haiti Vision Trip  
District Superintendent Joey Jennings, District Missions Director, Kim Gladden and District Youth Director, Jon Cole are headed to Haiti today to explore ways that our district can continue to be involved in supporting the church in Haiti. Cathy Kelley is already there and will be joining up with them. Be in prayer for these ministers as they serve this week.
Congratulations

Congratulations to Joshua and Danielle Mason on the birth of their first child, Benjamin Taylor Mason, born on April 2. Joshua is the youth pastor at Higgins Wesleyan Church.
SEEKING SPONSORS
for GIFT BAGS FOR DELEGATES
At General Conference, our district will be welcoming Wesleyan delegates from around the nation and world. The district will be giving every delegate a welcome gift bag. The bag will feature gifts and souvenirs unique to the Buffalo area. Items included will be postcards with stunning color photographs of Buffalo landmarks, Buffalo notepad, General Conference magnet, Buffalo cookie, "Buffalo Melted Snow" water bottle, hot wing sauce and various candies and snacks. The bags will be assembled May 19.  If you, your church or business would like to donate a monetary gift toward these gift bags, your name will be included on a card that will be placed in the bag. You can donate HERE.
Available

Fellowship Wesleyan would like to donate this commercial vacuum to a church or ministry who could use it. Contact Shannon Kedge at 716-675-9245 if you are interested.
 
Reminder to Pastors

The next Leadership Development Meeting will be April 21 at 9:00 AM at Wesleyan Church of Hamburg.
Hymn Sing
For those who miss the old hymns, Friday, May 13th at 7:00 PM is designed just for you. Gerald Wolfe and "GREATER VISION" will be at Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church for a full evening of music, along with the Mark Trammel Quartet, Jim Brady Trio, Mylon Hayes Family, and Stan Whitmire at the piano. Tickets are available here: http://www.imcconcerts.com/event.php?id=115
General Conference
June 4-8

WNY District Conference
June 25

Refresh Retreat and Family Camp
July 24-29

Ordination Service
October 2
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