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Wesleyan Impact Partners invests in churches, ministries, and spiritual entrepreneurs, partnering in a Spirit-led movement to bring about human flourishing grounded in love, generosity and belonging.

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Jul 10, 2024

Wesleyan Impact Partners Announces the Selection of 19 Phygital Preaching Fellows

Wesleyan Impact Partners announces the selection and launch of its Phygital Preaching Fellows Initiative. Nineteen leaders will explore and experiment with technologies to discover new delivery systems for the Gospel as the church lives into the phygital (physical + digital) public square. The cohort of Phygital Fellows will share and showcase their learnings broadly, igniting imagination across the church for what God can do in and through digital spaces.

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Jun 18, 2024

Gathering Hope and Vision for the Future from Across the Spiritual Landscape

Gathering Imaginations brought leaders from across the country together in Houston, Texas, to connect with, nurture, and inspire each other. The two-day conversation among spiritual thinkers, innovative leaders, and servant-hearted community members focused on the future of the church and the communities it serves.

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Apr 9, 2024

Wesleyan Impact Partners 2023 Impact Report

On behalf of the entire Wesleyan Impact Partners team, we’d like to thank you for partnering with us and share the impact we had in 2023 as we work together to embolden the church and its leaders to nurture thriving congregations and flourishing communities across the country.

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Feb 26, 2024

Pasifika Community Unites Methodist Pacific Islanders Creating a New Spiritual Home in Las Vegas

Pasifika created a first of its kind shared space for First Samoan United Methodist Fellowship (‘New Paradise’), First Filipino-American Fellowship (‘Promised Land’), and First Tongan United Methodist Fellowship (‘Destined for Eternity’) congregations.

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Jan 23, 2024

Wesleyan Impact Partners Announces 2024 Locke Innovative Leader Award Honorees

Wesleyan Impact Partners, a national nonprofit dedicated to investing in growing the church's impact and nourishing the communities it serves, announces its 2024 Locke Innovative Leader Award honorees. These five spiritual innovators are creating new ways to transform lives and neighborhoods through asset-based community development, creative partnerships, social entrepreneurship, and capacity building.

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Jan 17, 2024

Wesleyan Impact Partners Adds Four Nationally Recognized Community Changemakers from Across the Spiritual Landscape to its Board

Wesleyan Impact Partners announces the addition of four new members to its board of directors. Each member has a wealth of experience and diverse perspectives to guide our work. Wesleyan Impact Partners has a 55-year history as a trusted investment and loan partner growing churches and ministries and helps build thriving congregations and flourishing communities across the United States.

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Jan 9, 2024

Wesleyan Impact Partners Expands Lending Team to Meet the Growing Needs of Churches and Nonprofit Ministries

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Oct 10, 2023

Wesleyan Impact Partners Receives $1.25 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment

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Sep 27, 2023

Wesleyan Impact Partners Expands Its Learning and Innovation Group with the Addition of Two Nationally Recognized Methodist Leaders

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Mar 1, 2023

Wesleyan Impact Partners Announces 2023 Locke Innovative Leader Award Recipients

Four Exceptional Leaders Committed to Innovative Ministries to be Honored in a Live Stream Event April 30

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Mar 29, 2022

Wesleyan Impact Partners Awards $200,000 to Spiritual Entrepreneurs

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wesleyan Impact Partners is honored to announce the recipients of its 2022 class of the Tom Locke Innovative Leader Award. Working in fields as diverse as racial reconciliation, domestic violence, faith-based social entrepreneurship, and community building, they are explorers and pioneers at the cutting edge of spiritual entrepreneurship. Through this award, Wesleyan Impact Partners recognizes leaders who exemplify innovative spiritual leadership and missionally driven entrepreneurship across the Wesleyan ecosystem of the spiritual landscape for the sake of reaching more people and moving closer to the world God intends.

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Apr 14, 2021

Wesleyan Impact Partners Announces Inaugural Tom Locke Innovative Leader Award Honoring Pioneers in Spiritual Entrepreneurship and Courageous Christian Ministry

Wesleyan Impact Partners, formerly the United Methodist Development Fund, is pleased to announce the honorees of its inaugural Tom Locke Innovative Leader Award. This award recognizes five individuals from across the country who exemplify innovative spiritual leadership and missionally driven entrepreneurship.

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