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Fitkins Memorial

Fitkins Memorial Chapel granted historical landmark status

Fitkins Memorial Church of the Nazarene, located in Meridian, Mississippi, USA, was designated a historic landmark of the Church of the Nazarene by action of the 30th General Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, last month.
13 Jul 2023
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Bill lancaster

Remembering Bill Lancaster

John William “Bill” Lancaster Jr., 88, of Owens Cross Roads, Alabama, passed away 4 February 2023. He was a retired district superintendent who led the Mississippi District from 1980 to 1987 and the Houston District from 1987 to 2000.
24 Feb 2023
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Charles Johnson

Remembering Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson, 83, of Meridian, Mississippi, passed away 12 January 2022. He was the pastor of Fitkins Memorial Church of the Nazarene for over 60 years, and a key figure in the American Civil Rights Movement.
21 Jan 2022
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Libertad en Cristo

MidSouth District adds 7 Hispanic churches

The MidSouth District officially organized seven new Hispanic congregations in the months of January and February 2021. It was a triumphant conclusion to several long years of ministry led by pastors who were committed to expanding the Kingdom of God.
11 Mar 2021
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Mason appointed interim DS for South Carolina

General Superintendent David W. Graves announced the appointment this week of Greg Mason as interim superintendent of the South Carolina District . Mason follows Eddie Estep, who was recently appointed superintendent of the Kansas City District . Mason's appointment is effective 1 March, and he will
23 Feb 2018
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Nazarenes in the News

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. Strangers raise more than $60,000 for terminally ill Maryland church member's flight home Severn, Maryland Nancy and Paul Greathouse talk about their situation at St. Elias Specialty
28 Jul 2017
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Nazarenes respond to flooding in US Midwest

A devastating series of storms produced tornadoes throughout areas of the U.S. Midwest and South 29-30 April. The storms affected Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. In Missouri and Arkansas, the storms also created massive flooding, with more rains
04 May 2017
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Bill Jetton remembered

Bill Jetton passed away November 6 at the Salem Place in Conway, Arkansas. Jetton served as a Nazarene pastor for more than 30 years in Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. He was 95 years old at his death and had recently fallen and broken his hip. His funeral will be at the Greenbrier,
08 Nov 2016
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Nazarenes respond as Louisiana flooding creates major disaster

A boat motors between flooded homes on Saturday after heavy rains in the region in Hammond, Louisiana. (AP photo) A deluge of unusually heavy rains late last week caused unprecedented flooding in southern Louisiana and parts of Mississippi. At least 13 people died in the record-level floods, which
15 Aug 2016
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Charles and Shirley Johnson

Celebration honors Johnson for 50 years at pastorate; street named in his honor

In July 1961, Charles Johnson became pastor of the Fitkins Memorial Church of the Nazarene in Meridian, Mississippi. Fifty years and countless memories later, Johnson is still impacting lives at the church. This month, the church honored Charles and Shirley Johnson for 50 years of ministry with a
21 Jul 2011
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Brazil

Flags of the Nations: Brazil

15 Apr 2024
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11 Apr 2024
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Ecuador Youth Camp

Over 200 youth in Ecuador respond to God's…

11 Apr 2024
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Carol Hunton

Remembering Carol Hunton

11 Apr 2024
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