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Welcome to the

CHURCH OF THE

NAZARENE

As a global community of faith, we are commissioned to take the Good News of life in Jesus Christ to people everywhere and to spread the message of scriptural holiness across the lands.

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What We

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BELIEVE

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The Church of the Nazarene is the largest denomination in the classical Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The doctrine that distinguishes the Church of the Nazarene and other Wesleyan denominations from most other Christian denominations is that of entire sanctification. Nazarenes believe that God calls Christians to a life of holy living that is marked by an act of God, cleansing the heart from original sin and filling the individual with love for God and humankind.

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Our Articles of faith are our foundational beliefs, and set forth the essential truths which guide every area of practice.

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Our Statement of Mission defines who we are, why we exist, and our reason for being.

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Our Core Values are the essence of our identity and support the vision of our denomination and help shape our culture.

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DISCIPLES

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We are a

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GLOBAL CHURCH

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VISIT OUR WORLD REGIONS

WORLD AREAS

163

CHURCHES

30,875

MEMBERS

2,616,741

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THE LATEST

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CURRENT UPDATE
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BGS COVID-19 STATEMENT
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The Board of General Superintendents and additional Church of the Nazarene leadership continues to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on the church and people around the world.

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FROM YOUR MISSIONARY
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COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE
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Mesoamerica missionary Emily Armstrong shares how Nazarene missionaries are being encouraged during the coronavirus outbreak. The Church of the Nazarene is active, present, and moving in the world, thanks to support from Nazarenes everywhere.

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GA Update
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30th GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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After studying the current impact of COVID-19 globally, the General Assembly Commission has postponed the 30th General Assembly to 2023.

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NAZARENE NEWS

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Eurasia

Eurasia Region holds first…

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Eurasia Region holds first…

Nazarenes across 40 nations of the Eurasia Region participated in the region’s first-ever...
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Nazarenes in the News:…

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Nazarenes in the News:…

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches...
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USA/Canada

Venezuela family receives…

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Venezuela family receives…

Franyuli and her husband, Eduar, were left without income due to Venezuela's quarantine...
The Well
USA/Canada

Missouri church celebrates…

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Missouri church celebrates…

The Well Church of the Nazarene in Springfield, Missouri, held a Night of Celebration,...
Africa FSCs
Africa

Africa Region appoints two…

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Africa Region appoints two…

Mario Martinez and Musawenkhosi Kuenene were appointed field strategy coordinators for the...
Costa Rica Gracia Sublime
Mesoamerica

Costa Rica church finds…

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Costa Rica church finds…

Iglesia del Nazareno Sublime Gracia celebrated its official organization with the Costa...
Lebanon Damge
Eurasia

Nazarenes provide counseling…

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After Beirut, Lebanon, was rocked by a major explosion in August, many residents were in...
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Mesoamerica

Mesoamerica Region begins…

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Mesoamerica Region begins…

The Mesoamerica Region began the Mentoreo de Impacto (Impact Mentoring) project during the...