Retiring missionaries recognized at 90th General Board
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Overland Park, Kansas
By NCN News Staff
The Church of the Nazarene's Global Mission department was pleased to announce the following retiring missionaries during the final meeting of the 90th Session of the General Board on Monday in Overland Park, Kansas. 

The missionaries were presented with a sculpture as a token of thanks. Global Mission, under the direction of Verne Ward III, would like to express its deep love and appreciation to all 10 individuals for their many years of selfless dedication to God, the church, and all of those whose lives have been impacted by their ministry. Together, the 10 have given more than 200 faithful years of service to God through through the Church of the Nazarene.


Robert and JoAn Donahue
Years of service: 14
Philippines (1999-2013)
U.S. pastoral service: Oregon, Idaho, Utah, California

To read their testimony, click here.

Steve and Brenda Heap
Years of service: 40
Brazil (1973-2013)
U.S. pastoral service: Oklahoma

To view photos and read their testimony, click here.

Russ and Donna Lovett
Years of service: 25
Italy (1977-1982)
France (1982-1991)
Cote d'Ivoire (2002-2004)
Benin and South Africa (2004)
Kenya (2005-2013)
U.S. pastoral service: Ohio, Kentucky

To view photos and read their testimony, click here.

Bob and Rosa McCroskey
Years of service: 38
Asia-Pacific (1974-2012)
U.S. pastoral service: Oklahoma

To view photos and read their testimony, click here.

Fred and Donna Otto
Years of service: 28 
Swaziland (1985-1992)
Kenya (1992-1995)
Ghana (1995-1999, 2004-2005)
Liberia (1999-2004) 
South Africa (2005-2013)

To read their testimony, click here.
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