Sunday, July 8, 2012

The Formation of The Wesleyan-Anglican Society

Just wanted to give a heads up to the readers of this blog, who may not be following the discussions on the Wesleyan/Anglican Facebook page.  -  There, we have discussed the formation of a Wesleyan-Anglican Society.  I posted about it on this blog in my May 31 article, below.

Well, we have set the dates for the initial, organizational meeting of the Society-in-formation.  We will be meeting on September 14-15 at Centenary United Methodist Church in New Albany, IN (just across the river from Louisville, KY).  We are trying to get a handle on those who will be able to attend; those who hope to be able to attend, but are uncertain at the present; those who cannot attend, but who are interested in being a part of the WAS; and those who are not interested at all.

If you are interested in such a Society, I invite you to visit the Wesleyan/Anglican Facebook page (here) and "cast your vote."

3 comments:

russellveldman said...

What a great idea and much needed. I'll check out the Facebook page and try to get up to speed.

mrvbs said...

dear sir,
my name is Malachi Holmes. I am a Nazarene in Alamogordo New mexico, and have recently been licensed for ministry in the Church. i would like to know is you had considered the potability of having branches of the Wesleyan-Anglican Society in other areas of the country.

Todd Stepp said...

Malachi,
Grace & peace to you in Christ's name!
The Wesleyan-Anglican Society is a new, but already international organization (i.e., we have at least one member from the Church of England, and another from the Wesleyan Free Church of Tonga). Currently we have members from across the US, as well.

More information on the Society can be found in the files section of the Wesleyan/Anglican Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/67135661780/

I am anticipating that we will have our own website with such information in the near future. (One of our members is already putting a website together for us.)

As far as orgainized groups that are actually meeting together in various parts of the country, we have not yet reached such an organizational goal (though we do have that possibility written into our constitution).

If, after reading our Constitution (in the files section of our facebook page), you have other questions, I would be happy to try to answer them. - At this point, if you would like to join the Society (having read and agreed with the Constitution), just let me know. - Dues have been set at $30 & $15 for students, though there is the possibility of a waiver for those whom this would be a hardship. - Our Treasurer has not yet set up the bank account, and so we have not yet begun collecting dues. We expect to do so by Aldersgate Day (May 24).

We are also plannning a meeting of the Society close to Aldersgate Day for those able to attend (it will be in New Albany, IN).

All those who have affirmed membership by May 24 will be considered "Founding Members," so there is still time to get in on that. - And we would love to have you as a member!

Again, if you have other questions, please let me know.

Todd+