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NCN Global News Summary Volume 1228 July 13, 2012
Oldest living ordained elder recognized
This week, the Church of the Nazarene’s Global Ministry Center and the Illinois District honored George H. D. Reader, 105, as the oldest living ordained elder in the denomination’s history. read more

Up from ashes: Nazarene campground featured after fire
The scorched mountainsides and charred homes around the Bonita Park Nazarene Camp and Conference Center are fresh reminders of the ferocity of the Little Bear Fire. read more

US universities partner with Eurasia Region
The Eurasia Region recently benefited from an influx of young mission volunteers from several U.S. Nazarene undergraduate and graduate educational institutions. read more

Florida Work & Witness team dedicates Haiti computer lab
July 5 was a momentous day for the Gros-Morne, Haiti, Church of the Nazarene as the city's first fully furnished, state-of-the-art computer laboratory was dedicated at the church's facility. read more

Toler sees 'adopted son' pitch at MLB All Star Game
General Superintendent Stan A. Toler attended Tuesday's Major League Baseball All Star Game in support of former Trevecca Nazarene University student R. A. Dickey, a pitcher for the New York Mets and someone Toler considers an "adopted son." read more

Additional Stories This Week

Regional News

New Zealand Work & Witness team serves at Mango Tree Centre
The New Zealand District recently sent a Work and Witness team to the Mango Tree Centre in Tonga, where they assisted with physiotherapy exercises, taught English classes, and helped with construction, cleaning, and organization projects. read more

India Field trains, launches its first communications teams
The India Field’s first communications team — the largest in the denomination — prepared to reach out to their nation by supporting the districts’ evangelism strategies through communications resources. read more

South America
GMC Flags of the Nations: Bolivia
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: Bolivia, South America Region. read more

NYC 2011: A look back
One year ago, more than 6,000 Nazarene youth and sponsors gathered in Louisville, Kentucky, for the USA/Canada Nazarene Youth Conference 2011. read more

100 Percent Districts
District assemblies are under way on the USA/Canada Region, and reports arriving at the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center show continued sacrificial generosity among Nazarenes. The Board of General Superintendents reports goals are being reached in giving to the World Evangelism Fund, with several districts topping the 100 percent giving mark. The latest districts to report 100 or more percent include: read more

Georgia District Camp Meeting features family speaking trio
Moody, Nina, and Dwight Gunter are the preaching evangelists at the Georgia District Camp Meeting. 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: Oklahoma man gives money instead of begging at intersection... Jordan pastors visit Korea... At Point Loma Nazarene University, nursing is sacred work... Ohio church uses Vacation Bible School to aid community... Illinois church uses sign mishap for evangelism. read more

Compassionate ministry center executive director awarded Diamond Jubilee medal
A member of Canadian Parliament presented the Diamond Jubilee medal to Floyd Perras, executive director of the Nazarene compassionate ministry center, Siloam Mission. 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 July 9-13, 2012. read more

Stewardship Sermon Award winners announced
The office of Stewardship Ministries announced this year’s winners of the Stewardship Sermon Award. 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

Trevecca's first 'Mission: Nashville' project attracts hundreds
Through Trevecca Nazarene University's "Mission: Nashville" project, 400 youth and their chaperones spent the first week of July immersed in mission activities in the city. read more

PLNU, MNU alumnus recognized by White House
Point Loma Nazarene University and MidAmerica Nazarene University alumnus Dennis Burkett Jr. recently received the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. read more

Kansas governor appoints MNU professor to Behavioral Science Regulatory Board
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback appointed and commissioned Todd Frye, professor of counseling at MidAmerica Nazarene University, to the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. read more

Olivet chosen as premiere host site for 2012 Global Leadership Summit
Olivet Nazarene University will host the live telecast of the Willow Creek Association’s 2012 Global Leadership Summit on August 9 and 10. read more

SNU opens nominations for Outstanding Alumni Awards
The Southern Nazarene University Office of Alumni is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Awards to be presented at Homecoming 2012. read more

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