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'Missionary Summer' begins with success in Dominican Republic

A spirit of unity and service characterized the first installment of the missionary “Missionary Summer," when 12 Work & Witness volunteers from North Arkansas in the United States combined with four young leaders from the host country to bless the city of Bonao.
16 Jun 2022
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Arkansas church makes community connections through karate

An Arkansas church is using martial arts classes to make inroads into the local community. Taught by church members Joanne and David Johnson, Rogers First Church of the Nazarene hosts once-a-week classes for the public that last an hour and a half.
11 Feb 2022
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Mark Lancaster appointed superintendent for South Arkansas District

Mark Lancaster has been appointed superintendent of the South Arkansas District. Lancaster has served as the pastor of Memphis, Tennessee, Grace Church of the Nazarene since 1993.
23 Sep 2021
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Colorado district elects new superintendent

The Colorado District elected Virgil Askren on 18 June 2021 as its new superintendent. Askren replaces David Ralph, who is retiring after leading the district since August of 2001.
24 Jun 2021
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Paul Holderfield Sr. (Left), and Jimmy Lipkin (Right) reconcile and finish their handshake. 

Arkansas church continues founder's legacy of racial reconciliation

Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene has been a beacon of hope for racial reconciliation in the Deep South since its inception. The work of Paul Holderfield Sr., the church’s founder, continues to live on through the North Little Rock church as it provides a refuge for anyone in need, regardless
12 Feb 2021
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Remembering Thomas Cox

Thomas Cox, 84, of Lebanon, Tennessee, passed away 29 January 2020. He was a retired minister and district superintendent. Cox was born February 15, 1935, to Herbert and Rose Ethelene Walker. He attended Trevecca Nazarene College (now University) where he met his wife, Wyoma, graduating in 1958.
06 Feb 2020
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Arkansas congregation mourns loss of pastor's wife

Ruth Daria Privett of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away 2 April at the age of 71. She was the wife of Charles Privett, pastor at Blytheville, Arkansas, First Church of the Nazarene. Ruth was born in Zebulon, North Carolina, in 1947, and she married her husband, Charles, in 1963. Nearly 15 years later
17 Apr 2019
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BGS appoints new North Arkansas District superintendent

Mark Lindstrom was appointed superintendent for the North Arkansas District. General Superintendent Carla Sunberg made the appointment with input from the District Advisory Council and Bob Broadbooks, director of the USA/Canada Region, and in consultation with the Board of General Superintendents.
15 Nov 2018
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USA/Canada Region celebrates first all-female class ordained by female GS

General Superintendent Carla D. Sunberg ordained Nicole Cotton, Penny McCawley, and Sherry Mae Bright at the North Arkansas District Assembly 11 June. History was made this week on the Church of the Nazarene’s USA/Canada Region as an all-female ordination class was ordained by a woman for the first
15 Jun 2018
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Arkansas parsonage catches fire

Photo from South Arkansas District NYI President Jon Newlin The Ashdown, Arkansas, Church of the Nazarene parsonage caught fire 9 June, leaving Pastor Bill Segur and his family without a home. Investigators believe the fire started in the garage but have not made a final determination. In addition
15 Jun 2018
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