BUCKHANNON, West Virginia – West Virginia Wesleyan College is delighted to have Rev. Dr. William H. Wilson ‘72, Hon. ‘13 to serve as the guest preacher for Homecoming 2022. The worship service is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 in Wesley Chapel. 

 Rev. Dr. William H. Wilson, formerly the Director of Connectional Ministries and Assistant to the Bishop of the West Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, retired June 30, 2013, after 45 years of active ministry. He was licensed to preach in the former Methodist Church in 1968; ordained a Deacon in 1973 and an Elder of the United Methodist Church in 1977. 

Wilson earned a degree in sociology and theatre from WVWC in 1972 and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2013. He is also a graduate of Perkins School of Theology, SMU with a Master of Theology degree in pastoral care and counseling and completed a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Drew University in 1991. 

The College will host Homecoming Sept. 30-Oct. 2. For more information about Homecoming visit www.wvwc.edu/homecoming



West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan one of its 2022 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan a “Top 20” Best Value – Regional Universities (South) and one of the “Top 75” Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 40 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, and nursing; 22 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 70 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit wvwc.edu.