03/31 – NCN Global News Summary

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NCN Global News Summary Volume 1213 March 30, 2012
New Nazarene world areas introduced

At the Church of the Nazarene’s 89th Session of the General Board, three new world areas were officially approved for ministry, including South Sudan and Turks & Caicos. This increased the total number of world areas in which the Church of the Nazarene is present from 156 to 159. read more

Toler teaches Power of One evangelism in Africa

General Superintendent Stan Toler is in Africa this month providing practical training on effective evangelism strategies for the local church. read more

New district superintendent for The Bahamas

The Church of the Nazarene’s Bahamas District celebrated 37 years of ministry recently with its district assembly in Freeport. read more

Here’s an IDEA…

Believe it or not, the Church of the Nazarene’s 28th General Assembly and Conventions is just 15 months away. Just this week event planners were in Indianapolis making a site visit to the Indiana Convention Center. read more

NCN Sports Update

A monthly update of Nazarene colleges and universities competing in NCAA and NAIA athletics during the 2011-2012 fall, winter, and spring seasons. read more

Additional NCNNews.com Stories This Week

Regional News

Africa
GMC Flags of the Nations: Sierra Leone

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: Sierra Leone, Africa Region. read more

Eurasia
Eurasia Nazarenes plan for journey from Easter to Pentecost

From April 9 to May 20, Nazarenes across the Eurasia Region will unite in a single focus to celebrate a journey from “Easter to Pentecost.” read more

USA/Canada
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: Xclaimed Ministries kicks off spring season with complimentary concert… Hope2Healing launches resource programs… Man wields sword around Olivet campus… Water won’t dampen prayers in New York… A long way from home… Michigan mission team reflects on trip to Tanzania… “Living Last Supper” play gets church attendees thinking about Easter… Bike blessing continues to grow in Illinois… Learning to be men… Nazarenes honor John Waters.  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 26-30, 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

Canadian Chinese School of Theology installs first principal

Jason Hing-kau Yeung was installed as the first principal of the Canadian Chinese School of Theology at Ambrose Seminary on Sunday, March 25. read more

ENC to host Nazarene Student Leadership Conference

Students and administrators from Nazarene colleges and universities across North America will visit Eastern Nazarene College from April 11 to 14 for the 2012 Nazarene Student Leadership Conference. read more

Thematic Learning Community conducts service learning project

Members of the Southern Nazarene University Thematic Learning Community: Arts & Culture recently conducted a service-learning project for fourth grade students at Kaiser Elementary School. read more

Point Loma students attend conference with Bernanke

Representative Point Loma Nazarene University graduate students and faculty will travel to the annual Economic Policy Conference in Arlington, Virginia, and then to Washington, D.C. to meet with several U.S. congressmen. read more

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