Flags of the Nations: Italy

Flags of the Nations: Italy

by | 22 Apr 2019

Since 1 September 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: Italy

The Church of the Nazarene officially entered Italy in 1948.

Italy had a population of 62,246,674 in 2018. That same year, Italy reported nine Churches of the Nazarene, all of which have been officially organized. Italy has 415 total members.

Italy is a Phase 1 district on the Eurasia Region. For more information, visit eurasiaregion.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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