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Nazarenes in the News: July 2020

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. Here are the new entries
31 Jul 2020
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California church uses outreach ministry to bring ‘marginalized’ to Christ

Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene in Denair, California, has been opening up its facilities to the homeless in their surrounding communities for the past eight years. Now, the church is expanding that ministry into economically challenged areas of its community. Greg Gebhart, Connecting Point
09 Jan 2020
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Heirloom Farmhouse

California ministry melds community, theology, sustainability

Castro Valley, Calif. - California’s Bay Area is known as a fast-paced region. Nestled in the hills of the “East Bay,” a new ministry is inviting residents of this bustling region to slow down and see the love of Christ through a variety of avenues Heirloom , a farm and intentional community in the
22 Nov 2019
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Gerre Hall remembered

Retired missionary Geraldine “Gerre” Hall passed away 7 May. She was 93 years old. Gerre married her husband, B. Maurice Hall, in 1948. They served together at two churches in Los Angeles, California, before they were appointed to their first missionary position in 1955. For the next 20 years, Gerre
17 May 2019
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Western Latin America District elects new superintendent

The Western Latin America District elected Humberto Mena as its next superintendent, effective 2 May. Mena replaces Orlando Serrano, who is retiring after serving as district superintendent for more than 20 years. Mena currently serves at Selma Church of the Nazarene, a position he has held for 20
10 Apr 2019
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Retired missionary, minister Merlin Hunter passes away

Merlin, his wife, and their four children (Facebook photo). Retired minister and missionary Merlin Hunter passed away 16 March at the age of 88. Merlin received his Bachelor of Arts from Northwest Nazarene College (now University) in 1953 and his Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary
27 Mar 2019
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California church mourns loss of Rosa Ho-Ching

Fualaau Rosa Ho-Ching of Long Beach, California, passed away 26 January following a battle with cancer. Her husband, Taliu, is the senior pastor at Wilmington First Samoan Church of the Nazarene. She was 60 years old. Rosa was born in Western Samoa into a Christian home with four brothers and one
14 Mar 2019
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Nazarenes in the News

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. California church opens its doors to house 50-person temporary homeless shelter Costa Mesa, California ( The Los Angeles Times , 16 January) Officials and advocates hailed the dawn of a new
01 Feb 2019
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California churches offering shelter, meals amid wildfires

Hope Point Church of the Nazarene volunteers prepare barbeque for evacuees at the Oroville Shelter. (Oroville Church of the Nazarene Facebook photo) More than 230,000 acres of land have been burned over the past week in two California wildfires, the Camp Fire north of Sacramento and the Woolsey Fire
16 Nov 2018
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Middle East church planter, district superintendent passes away

Habib Alajaji, pastor and district superintendent, passed away 14 October at the age of 80. Alajaji was born into a Christian family in 1937 in Aleppo, Syria. After finishing at Ebenezer Bible School in 1960, he served in an evangelistic center in Beirut, Lebanon, until he was ordained in 1970.
18 Oct 2018
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