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Costa Rica Ribbon Cutting
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Allen and Elizabeth Wilson, pioneer missionaries to Costa Rica, cut the ribbon virtually on the new District Center.

Costa Rica Northern District dedicates new district center

The Northern District of Costa Rica held a special dedication service for its new district center in May. It was dedicated in honor of Allen and Elizabeth Wilson, who pioneered the Church of the Nazarene in Costa Rica.
11 Jun 2021
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Baskets of Love Costa Rica

Baskets of Love 'overflow' during times of crisis in Costa Rica

Iglesia del Nazareno de Coronado began the year 2020 with great expectations. Even in the middle of the pandemic, God's plans were much bigger than they thought as the church more than doubled its normal output of baskets of love.
02 Jun 2021
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Costa Rica Gracia Sublime

Costa Rica church finds success in 'urban/organic' model

Iglesia del Nazareno Sublime Gracia celebrated its official organization with the Costa Rica Central District on 7 February 2021. The church is unique in that it does not have a true physical location.
18 Feb 2021
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Hurricane Eta Guatemala

Hurricane Eta wreaks havoc in Central America

Hundreds have been killed in Central America where Hurricane Eta made landfall as a Category 4 storm on 3 November. The heavy rains and slow movement caused landslides and flooding throughout Central America.
11 Nov 2020
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Haury Cerdas

Costa Rica student succeeds in online education despite vision loss

Haury Cerdas, a blind man in the Certificate in Worship program at Seminario de las Americas in Costa Rica, was unsure if he would be able to continue his education when the seminary switched to online education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but he has found success despite the challenges.
02 Oct 2020
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Stephy Art Costa Rica

Costa Rica youth sells artwork to help others affected by COVID-19

Stephanie Sanchez, a young member of the Church of the Nazarene in Tibás, Costa Rica, is selling her art to purchase food that is then delivered to families in the community.
04 Aug 2020
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Ayuda Conmigo recepient

Costa Rica family gives back after receiving COVID-19 aid

Yessenia, a caterer in Costa Rica, was unable to continue working due to the country's recent COVID-19 isolation restrictions. Through the support Yessenia received from an assistance project at a local Nazarene church, Yessenia was able to start a successful new business and is now giving back.
21 Jul 2020
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Eduardo and Graciela Lellis

SENDAS graduates credit education for strong foundation in ministry

In 1983, an Argentine couple arrived at Seminario Nazareno de las Américas (SENDAS) following God’s call to prepare for ministry in the Church of the Nazarene. Eduardo Alejandro Lelli and Graciela Monica Portini de Lelli spent three formative years growing, learning, and serving in the SENDAS
26 Feb 2020
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Family Care

Family care program begins in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica North District held its inaugural training for the Family Care Ministry on 25 January. The training was led by regional coordinators Miguel and Irene de Garita. There were two separate trainings: one in the Church of the Nazarene in Liberia, Costa Rica, and one in the Church of the
06 Feb 2020
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Costa Rica conference encourages church multiplication

More than 40 pastors and their spouses from Costa Rica’s two districts participated in a church multiplication event called Barnabas Initiative. Participants committed to completing several church growth projects, and each participant will continue to be trained and mentored to successfully finish
10 Jul 2019
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Costa Rica Ribbon Cutting
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