03/28 – NCN Global News Summary

Nazarene Communications Network - News Cuba seminary students overcome challenges to graduate
Nazarene Theological Seminary of Cuba held a graduation ceremony last month for five students, all of whom completed the Master's of Religion program with an emphasis in the mission of the church. The students overcame many challenges to achieve their goals. read more
Global jurisdictional assignments for general superintendents
David P. Wilson, general secretary for the Church of the Nazarene, recently announced the following Board of General Superintendents jurisdictional assignments as determined in the Board's February meetings. read more
Trevecca offers drama for persons with autism
Trevecca Nazarene University’s Department of Communication Studies entered a new area in dramatic presentation with its production of Jungalbook. Designed to appeal to a mainstream family audience and to persons on the autism spectrum, this production was the first “applied theater” presentation at Trevecca. read more
2012 NYI Leadership Conference strengthens future of Nazarene youth ministry
From March 4 to 6, 102 Nazarene Youth International leaders from 54 districts across the USA/Canada Region gathered in San Diego on the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University for NYI’s 2012 Leadership Conference. read more
NMI team witnesses answer to prayer in Sri Lanka
A group of 35 Nazarene Missions International leaders from the U.S., Canada, and Trinidad and Tobago traveled recently to Sri Lanka and India to pray and minister with local Nazarenes. During a showing of the JESUS film on a tea estate in Sri Lanka, the group got to see and feel an answer to prayer. read more
Additional NCNNews.com Stories This Week   Cuba seminary students overcome challenges to graduate - Nazarene Theological Seminary of Cuba held a graduation ceremony last month for five students, all of whom completed the Master's of Religion program with an emphasis in the mission of the church. The students overcame many challenges to achieve their goals. Global jurisdictional assignments for general superintendents  - David P. Wilson, general secretary for the Church of the Nazarene, recently announced the following Board of General Superintendents jurisdictional assignments as determined in the Board's February meetings. Trevecca offers drama for persons with autism - Trevecca Nazarene University’s Department of Communication Studies entered a new area in dramatic presentation with its production of Jungalbook. Designed to appeal to a mainstream family audience and to persons on the autism spectrum, this production was the first “applied theater” presentation at Trevecca. 2012 NYI Leadership Conference strengthens future of Nazarene youth ministry - A group of 35 Nazarene Missions International leaders from the U.S., Canada, and Trinidad and Tobago traveled recently to Sri Lanka and India to pray and minister with local Nazarenes. During a showing of the JESUS film on a tea estate in Sri Lanka, the group got to see and feel an answer to prayer.  
Regional News
 

Mesoamerica Trinidad and Tobago District organizes new church

On March 18, the Church of the Nazarene's Trinidad and Tobago District commissioned one of the newest churches in the denomination, the Nazarene Holiness Centre, situated in the Northeastern Settlement in Sangre Grande, Trinidad. read more
USA/Canada Disaster response continues in Ohio River Valley
During the first week of March, a series of tornadoes tore through the Ohio River Valley. The scope of damage was staggering, but the Church of the Nazarene mobilized and responded in a profound way. Two responders shared their experiences with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. read more
Azusa Pacific University names Nazarene as dean of School of Education
Azusa Pacific University President Jon R. Wallace announced the selection of Anita Henck as dean of the School of Education following her six months of service as interim dean, effective immediately. read more
Nazarenes in the News
Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. In the news this week: Michigan church's Haiti water project surpasses goal of three wells... Ohio girls get chance to be princesses for a day... New Kansas pastor explains how he was called to the ministry.  read more
Global Ministry Center News
In Memoriam
The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who have recently gone home to be with the Lord. Notices were received March 19-23, 2012. read more
Global praise reports and prayer requests
This week's praise reports and prayer requests from Nazarene Missions International, JESUS Film Harvest Partners, and NCN News. read more
Collegiate News
Ambrose University College places well in NSSE
In the February 20 issue of MacLean’s magazine, Ambrose University College appeared in the 2011 results of the National Survey of Student Engagement. read more
MNU professor wins Wesleyan Theological Society book award
The Wesleyan Theological Society announced that its 2012 Smith/Wynkoop Book Award was presented to Dean Flemming, MidAmerica Nazarene University professor of New Testament and missions, for his New Beacon Bible Commentary volume on Philippians. read more
Northwest Nazarene MBA students, professors travel to Central America
Northwest Nazarene University students, professors, and guests will travel to Panama and Costa Rica during Spring Break to study global business. read more
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