Flags of the Nations: Benin

Flags of the Nations: Benin

by
Nazarene News Staff
| 03 Apr 2024
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Benin Flag

Since September 1, 2009, the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center (GMC) proudly flies a flag each week of one of the many nations in which the denomination is present in ministry. Leaders were invited to send a national flag to be flown at the GMC alongside the flag of the United States*. The national flags rotate weekly, and photos of them raised are sent to the church leaders of that country.

This week: Benin

The Church of the Nazarene officially entered Benin in 1998.

Benin had a population of 14,219,908 in 2023. That same year, Benin reported 1,280 Churches of the Nazarene, 1,114 of which had been officially organized. Benin has 151,146 total members.

Located on the Africa Region, Benin has three Phase 2 districts. For more information about the Africa Region, visit africanazarene.org.

* = The weekly highlighted flag is raised on the middle of three poles in compliance with U.S. government protocols. It flies to the left of the GMC host-nation United States flag, which flies above the host-state flag of Kansas. The Christian flag flies on the third pole.

The Global Ministry Center is the mission and service hub of the Church of the Nazarene.

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