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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
Asia-Pacific 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
Eurasia 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
Mesoamerica 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
USA/Canada 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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