Welcome to Houghton Wesleyan Church

On Sunday, we gather for Contemporary Worship services at 8:20 and 9:40 a.m. and a Traditional Worship service at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Wes continues the fall sermon series, Tension to Tapestry, which focuses on the tensions of following Jesus.

Pastoral Staff

Pastoral Ministry Resident

Austen Kewin

Austen Kewin, Houghton College, M.A. Music, 2017; B.A. Music, and B.S. Christian Formation 2015. Most recently Austen has been Spiritual Integration Fellow at HOPE International, Lancaster, PA.
Director of Children’s Ministries

Emily Spateholts

Sunday Ministries and Valley Preschool
Director of Children’s Ministries

Ann McNeill

Wednesday Kids’ Club, Library, RFKC, Cradle Roll

Pastor Wes’s Blog

When School Starting Is a Gift Not a Curse

I grew up hating Labor Day. I have nothing against the holiday itself, though the idea of celebrating work never seemed all that appealing to a child or teenager trying to avoid work. My antipathy for Labor Day was rooted not in the day itself but in the day that followed: the beginning of school. As the dusk of this holiday settled into the darkness of night, a lump grew in my throat and a pit emerged in my stomach.…

Responding to Evil Against God’s People

Evil is a reality in our world. We may not always recognize it, but it is still a reality in our world. Nowhere do we see this more clearly than in the treatment of Christ’s followers in many places of our world. The persecution of Christians in all of its forms is not a problem of history, though it is that, but is a problem of life in the 21st century. The most dangerous places for God’s people are often…

Chasing Down a Wallet Thief

I came across a story this week that made me stop and think. The story caught my attention because the headline stated: “A woman chases down a wallet thief – and then buys him coffee.” I was intrigued by the headline and its potential to speak into my life. Here’s the gist of the story. A couple of weeks ago, a woman in Edmonton, Alberta witnessed a mugger grab a woman’s wallet and run. Without giving much thought to her…

New Sermons

All Is Grace…Or Is It?

(November 3, 2019) The Gospel is the Story of Grace; we experience grace and extend it to others. We are more than our acts but God looks beyond our acts to who we are. -audio available once posted on the server

Is Prayer Enough?

(October 27, 2019) In the tension between prayer and action, when we are beyond our comfort zone we need corporate prayer. -available once posted on server

Location Details

9712 NY-19, Houghton, NY 14744