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Board of General Superintendents declares gratitude and hope as Nazarene Publishing House transitions

As Nazarene Publishing House prepares for its organizational transition December 2, local churches will continue to be resourced without interruption.

ANU graduates largest class

Africa Nazarene University celebrated its 20th year and 17th Commencement with several days of activities, culminating in the graduation of 1,149 students. (Slideshow)

NNU celebrates alumni at Homecoming & Family weekend

Northwest Nazarene University's campus was flooded with students, alumni, and friends coming home November 6 through 8 to celebrate the past year and their own time as students.

Florida pastor had transformational impact on community

Clay Stephens, pastor of the Monticello, Florida, Church of the Nazarene, passed away unexpectedly November 19. He was 41.

MNU staff member documents Liberia's fight against Ebola

Blake Nelson, a residential educator at MidAmerica Nazarene University, traveled to Liberia on a humanitarian trip for Heart to Heart International in October.

Asia-Pacific team to produce New Testament audio in Tagalong

The World Mission Communications Asia-Pacific team entered into a new ministry partnership with Biblica to produce the New Testament Tagalog Translation in audio format. (Slideshow)

Trevecca elects new Board of Trustees chair

When the Trevecca Nazarene University Board of Trustees met for its annual fall meeting, one of the items of business on the agenda was the election of a new chairman.

NCM opens dorm for college students in Cambodia

A new dorm in Cambodia houses young women traveling to the city to attend college. Through the dorm, students also receive tutoring in computers and English.

Engineering expansion opens at Olivet

Olivet Nazarene University officially opened the new engineering addition to Reed Hall of Science during the 2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities.

Africa Regional Conference rescheduled as three events

Africa Regional Director Filimao Chambo announced the regional conference will be divided into three events to ensure maximum participation and include West Africa.

Tell THE Story workshop becomes spiritual retreat

Several participants from the Global Ministry Center's Tell THE Story training agreed that though they came for a workshop, they found a spiritual retreat.

Appeals court rejects atheist challenge to clergy housing exclusion

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a decision in Freedom From Religion Foundation v. Lew, concluding that the federal tax code provision that treats church-provided housing allowances to ministers as income tax-free must stand.

Missouri District requests prayer following state of emergency

Missouri District Superintendent Mike Palmer requests prayer following Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's state of emergency declaration.

MVNU celebrates National Philanthropy Day

In honor of National Philanthropy Day, Mount Vernon Nazarene University will present awards to philanthropic alumni, students, companies, and community organizations that have made a difference on campus and in the lives of students.

Ambrose unveils Mahood Commons

The large open area in front of the Ambrose University academic building was officially named Mahood Commons this week. The Mahood Commons preserves the legacy of the Mahood family, who owned the farmland where the Ambrose campus is now located.

Olivet dedicates Elwood Center

Olivet Nazarene University formally dedicated The David L. Elwood Center for Student Success during its recent Homecoming and Family Weekend activities.

MNU students receive New Careers In Nursing scholarships

Five accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students from MidAmerica Nazarene University were chosen as recipients of the New Careers In Nursing scholarship this fall.

SNU grad selected as Oklahoma's Young Music Educator of the Year

Southern Nazarene University alumna Jessica Wheeler was recently selected as Oklahoma's Young Music Educator of the Year.

Flags of the Nations: Gabon

Each week, the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center proudly flies a flag of one of the many nations in which the denomination is present in ministry. This week's flag: Gabon, Africa Region. Click "read more" for more information about the Church of the Nazarene in Gabon, including what year the church entered the country and how many members there are today.

In Memoriam

Notices received Nov. 17-21.

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