Man gives money instead of begging at intersection
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(News Channel 4, July 11) Doug Eaton is changing it up as he turns a year older.
We’re used to being asked to donate at many popular intersections but that wasn’t the case Wednesday morning in the Metro.
“I asked a bunch of my friends on Facebook what should I do on my sixty-fifth and I got a whole long list of stuff and one of my friends said, ‘Why don’t you do 65 random acts of kindness?’”
For the rest of the story about the Southern Nazarene University alumnus, click here.
Jordan pastors visit Korea
Seoul, South Korea
Nazarene pastors from Jordan were recently invited by Nazarene churches in Korea for two weeks of services. For photos of the visit, see the NCN News Facebook page.
At Point Loma Nazarene University, nursing is sacred work
San Diego, California
(The San Diego Union-Tribute, July 10) Melvin Lumagui was always interested in serving individuals and communities. Prior to becoming a nurse, he worked with immigrant and refugee populations in San Diego and much of what he did, through various programs and advocacy work, was “interventions to help with the well being of people.”
“I made the connection that the mental well-being of specific people groups was impacted by the well-being of the individual. I love how mental-health nursing is concerned about communities,” said Lumagui, whose first job as a nurse was for a nonprofit organization in South Bay.
After four years in the field, Lumagui joined Point Loma Nazarene University’s RN to MSN (Master’s of Science in Nursing) program. It was the perfect fit.
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Newark church uses vacation Bible school to aid community
(Newark Advocate, July 12) Vacation Bible schools come in all shapes and forms, and at Newark Nazarene they always try to help a community, whether it be a large urban mission like Cincinnati or Philadelphia, or here in Licking County.
Called "Summer Serve," the timing for this year's event couldn't be better, happening just after the massive June 29 storm and power outage.
Throughout this week, 40 people will be working in the community as part of Summer Serve, ranging in age from toddlers to grandparents.For the rest of the story, click here.
Lemont's First Church of the Nazarene to get new electronic sign
(Lemont Reporter, July 11) The First Church of the Nazarene, 12725 Bell Road, is awaiting installation of a new electronic sign after the original sign was struck by a vehicle in January.
For more information on the temporary sign, click here.
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