Nazarenes in the News: September 2, 2016

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. 

Wana Whitson (left), Joni Kirk, Heather Wallace, and 7-month-old Zayden Whitson spend some time in the Garden of Hope, a garden providing affordable, healthy produce for people in the community.

Washington church's vegetable garden feeds a community

Snohomish, Washington

(Herald Net, August 20) Joni Kirk was planning to harvest the cucumber the next day. It was perfectly ripe and had grown huge under the summer sun.

The cucumber disappeared overnight.

Kirk was thrilled.

At the Garden of Hope outside Snohomish Church of the Nazarene, vegetables planted in boxes around the fence are meant to be taken. Kirk hopes the cucumber was plucked from the box by someone who needed it more than she did.

For the rest of the story, click here.

 

Nebraska church collects items for Louisiana flood victims

Fremont, Nebraska

(KETV7, August 28) Help is pouring in from across the country, including a small town in Nebraska. 

The Fremont Nazarene Church is packing up a pickup truck and heading down to Louisiana to help out in any way possible.  

And congregation members said they couldn't have done it without the support from their community. 

The group collected hundreds of bottles of water, gallons of bleach and other supplies. 

For the rest of the story, click here.

 

Oklahoma church-goers help Baton Rouge flood victims

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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--Compiled by NCN News

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