"Connecting a New Generation" Decadal Emphasis Global Task Force meets
Indianapolis
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM) is introducing on-line child sponsorship. According to NCM, who is debuting this new feature in their General Assembly booth "with an amazing response," more than 100 Nazarenes have sponsored children to date.

The NCM Child Sponsorship program partners with local Nazarene churches and ministries in more than 145 world areas. Through a global network of child-focused ministries, NCM provides positive environments where children can learn about Jesus, receive health services, and are encouraged to find hope for their futures. Monthly participation by sponsors may assist in providing school fees, books, uniforms, meals, vocational training, and/or job seeking skills for young people. In most instances, sponsors will have an opportunity to write to their child and develop a meaningful relationship.

Those sponsoring children at the NCM booth receive a free t-shirt and hat, though the lasting reward of child sponsorship is much greater.

To view the NCM Child Sponsorship web page, go to https://ncm.org/childsponsorship.

United Methodist Church offers greetings to Nazarenes in Indianapolis
Indianapolis
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
In actions on Monday, June 27, the General Assembly:

Zink, Radi given special tribute in Memorial Service
Indianapolis
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
John C. Bowling, president of Olivet Nazarene University (ONU), was elected general superintendent on the 21st ballot during the 26th General Assembly in Indianapolis on June 29. However, after prayerful consideration, he declined the election stating, "I love you, but I decline."

Will it be Grasshoppers or Lions?
Indianapolis
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM) is introducing on-line child sponsorship. According to NCM, who is debuting this new feature in their General Assembly booth "with an amazing response," more than 100 Nazarenes have sponsored children to date.

The NCM Child Sponsorship program partners with local Nazarene churches and ministries in more than 145 world areas. Through a global network of child-focused ministries, NCM provides positive environments where children can learn about Jesus, receive health services, and are encouraged to find hope for their futures. Monthly participation by sponsors may assist in providing school fees, books, uniforms, meals, vocational training, and/or job seeking skills for young people. In most instances, sponsors will have an opportunity to write to their child and develop a meaningful relationship.

Those sponsoring children at the NCM booth receive a free t-shirt and hat, though the lasting reward of child sponsorship is much greater.

To view the NCM Child Sponsorship web page, go to https://ncm.org/childsponsorship.

Ballots 1-3 for General Superintendent
Indianapolis
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
The following graphic illustrates the results of the first three ballots taken in an effort to elect two new general superintendents. No election has taken place as of Monday, June 27.

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