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M+Power volunteer continues friendship with refugee families

One year after Anderson Sanchez volunteered at a refugee camp where he became close to some of the families, he spent three weeks visiting them in their new northern European homes. A university student in Manchester, U.K., Anderson gave the summer of 2016 as an M+Power volunteer. He joined other
13 Dec 2017
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Cross-cultural volunteering: 'Love is the number one language'

Anderson Martinez said he was willing to go anywhere he was needed, and that need was in Greece with a team serving refugees who fled violence and civil war in their countries. Martinez spent his summer break near Thessaloniki, where he visited refugees in their homes, helped them improve their
11 Apr 2017
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Trevecca alumni reflect on ministering to refugees in Greece

Jacob and Dorothee Morris, along with their two children Elias and Miriam, are currently working with Courage for the Journey, a partnership between the Church of the Nazarene's Central Europe and Western Mediterranean fields, to assist refugees fleeing unrest in the Middle East. The Morris' arrived
24 Feb 2017
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Refugee conference offers reflection, discussion, expertise for way forward

Almost 50 participants from across the Church of the Nazarene's Eurasia Region were challenged by Khalil Halaseh, leader of the church in the Eastern Mediterranean Field, in the opening service of a conference addressing the ongoing refugee situation. "We need to make history," he said. "This is our
30 Nov 2016
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A greater need: Nazarene volunteers serve refugees in Greece, Serbia, Croatia

Photo by Jon Morton The controversial EU-Turkey Deal of March 2016 resulted in expansive EU-nation border closures to tens of thousands of refugees across Europe. In the months before March 23, Courage for the Journey, a ministry of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries on the Central Europe Field, was
12 Oct 2016
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Australia team visits Greece for vision prayer tour

A team of 11 Nazarenes from Australia, Portugal, and Spain traveled across Greece for a vision prayer tour in March as the Church of the Nazarene attempts to establish a registered ministry there. The Australia/New Zealand Field has long been connected to Greece. “[The trip] was slowly born from a
14 Apr 2016
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Missionaries share about visit to Greece refugee camp

Missionaries Joshua and Shannon Herndon recently visited Greece, where they will be relocating to start a Church of the Nazarene this summer. They met with evangelical leaders who are already at work there and have offered to help the family make connections and get to know potential partners.
31 Mar 2016
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Nations close borders to refugees, Nazarenes seek way forward

When missionaries Joshua and Shannon Herndon arrived at the Idomeni refugee camp, at the Greek border with Macedonia, they were struck by the sight of children running barefoot in the mud. Or those who each wore just one shoe. “Maybe they’re sharing the other shoe with a sibling, or lost it along
17 Mar 2016
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Eurasia Nazarenes assist during refugee crisis

For four years, the war in Syria has dragged on. For four years, people have hoped for peace, have lingered in their broken cities, have hung on in spite of reality, but the peace has not come. Instead, new crises have erupted — foremost, the threatening advance of ISIS. As thousands of people fled
11 Sep 2015
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Eurasia Region prepares to open work in Greece

The Church of the Nazarene is developing plans to send a pioneer ministry team to open Nazarene work in northern Greece in the summer of 2016. Missionaries Joshua and Shannon Herndon , who have spent the past five years serving in Spain, will relocate to a suburb of Thessaloniki to lead the work,
19 Aug 2015
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