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NCN Global News Summary Volume 1216 April 24, 2012
MVNU Board of Trustees elects Spaulding interim president

Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Board of Trustees elected Henry Spaulding to serve as MVNU’s interim president during its presidential search and transition process. read more

New leader for Northwestern Illinois

The Board of General Superintendents announced that Scott J. Sherwood was elected district superintendent for Northwestern Illinois. (Additional U.S. district assembly news included.) read more

General Superintendents, NMI launch Prayer with Fasting initiative

The Church of the Nazarene’s Board of General Superintendents and Nazarene Missions International launched a new initiative this week called Prayer with Fasting. read more

Germany Easter camps shape youth, children

The annual Easter camps remain a formative event for many Nazarenes in Germany. In fact, this year’s keynote speaker accepted Christ 20 years ago at an Easter camp. read more

Nazarene Foundation names executive VP

Kenneth Roney, the Church of the Nazarene Foundation’s recently-elected president, is pleased to announce that Mark E. Lail is the Foundation’s new executive vice president. read more

Additional Stories This Week

Regional News

Bresee Institute East finds home on Asia-Pacific NTS campus

On March 29, in a formal ceremony conducted at Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, two large offices on the fourth floor of the Nielson Center for Evangelism and Education Building were turned over to the Bresee Institute East. read more

Sri Lankan JFHP teams waiting for equipment

The JESUS Film Harvest Partners team in Sri Lanka is in need of nine solar-powered backpacks. read more

GMC Flags of the Nations: Suriname

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: Suriname, Mesoamerica Region. read more

Albert Chretien remembered at memorial service

Albert Chretien’s life was celebrated last Saturday at a memorial service attended by approximately 500 people. read more

Four new recipients of Bellomy bikes

Four Nazarene pastors from around the world were approved for funds for a motorcycle through the Rusty Bellomy Bikes for Missions project. read more

Connect Conference allows Canadian youth leaders to fellowship

On March 15, Nazarene youth leaders from across Canada gathered at Ambrose University College for the 2nd Annual Connect Conference. 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: MVNU nursing student saves 4 lives in her death… Of interest: Philippines leads world in ‘belief in God’… NNU professor to make 1,000-mile hike. 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 April 16-20, 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

NNU to release Herald of Holiness issues in anticipation of centennial

In anticipation and celebration of Northwest Nazarene University’s centennial (2013-14), the Wesley Center Online will release digitized issues of the Herald of Holiness each week, 100 years after their initial publication. read more

PLNU professor honored with award for excellence in teaching

Kim Hogelucht, Point Loma Nazarene University associate professor of business, was honored with the 2012 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Teaching Excellence Award. read more
NCN Sports

Hall of Fame golf coach to retire from SNU

Southern Nazarene University Head Golf Coach Steve Hulsey will retire after the upcoming men’s and women’s national tournaments. read more

SNU’s championship-winning basketball coach steps down

After nine years as head coach at Southern Nazarene University, Lori Carter announced that she will step down as the women’s basketball coach. read more

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