Our Mission: To make Christlike disciples in the nations

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General Superintendents Move to Clarify Nazarene Mission
The Goal is Christlikeness for Everyone–To Do All He Commands

With the Church of the Nazarene facing some of the biggest generational and cultural changes in 60 years, the Board of General Superintendents voted unanimously in its December 2006 meeting to update language used to define the mission as it approaches its Centennial in 2008. Read more.

Background Information
The genesis for a “statement of mission” can be found in some of the earliest language used by those who helped found the Church of the Nazarene. Read more.

Statement of Mission: Interview with Dr. Nina G. Gunter
General Superintendent Nina G. Gunter shares insight about the Church of the Nazarene's statement of mission with the editor of GROW magazine. Read more.

One Global Mission
The Church of the Nazarene around the world has one mission: To make Christlike disciples in the nations. In 159 world  areas, this statement of mission is embraced. To gain a sense of  our global mission, read it in many languages by clicking here.

Statement of Mission Presentation
To view a PowerPoint slide presentation about the statement of mission, click here. Then click on the screen to advance to the next slide.

Statement of Mission Presentation for Children
To view a PowerPoint slide presentation about the statement of mission created especially for children to understand and embrace, click here. Then click on the screen to advance to the next  slide.
Statement of Mission Resource
To help communicate the mission and core values of the Church of the Nazarene, a poster, a bookmark, and a DVD have been created. The DVD contains the statement of mission presentation.
 
Click here to order these resources from Nazarene Publishing House.

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Nazarene - Statement Of Mission DVD
 Statement
of Mission DVD


Nazarene - Statement Of Mission Poster
Nazarene - Statement Of Mission Bookmark Front
Nazarene - Statement Of Mission Bookmark Back

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