The British Isles South District recently welcomed leaders from unique ministries to its family holiday gathering, including representatives from a coffee shop ministry, an addiction recovery group, and several multicultural church plants.
The Southside Church of the Nazarene in Indianapolis has embraced a congregation of immigrant Matu families who have fled religious persecution in Myanmar to raise their families as Christian in the United States. The two groups share a building, worship together quarterly, and ensure their children and youth attend the same weekly programs at church.
The Mesoamerica Region recently challenged church leaders to evangelize as part of everyday life during two trainings in Guatemala. The sessions are part of a regional emphasis on the book Evangelism with Passion.
Calvary Church of the Nazarene in Chennai, India, recently raised enough money to help the Peniel Church at Villpatti, Kodaikanal, begin construction on its own building. The Peniel church has met in a rented space for a decade, and the lack of a proper worship center led some members to move to other churches.
October is clergy appreciation month. Churches worldwide will show their appreciation for clergy and pastoral staff members through a gift, a note of encouragement, or another method. Here are some ideas to show your pastors your appreciation.