Below you will find articles that relate to the current pandemic with COVID-19.

Child development centers in Sri Lanka continue serving amid pandemic

November 19th, 2021|

Nazarene child development centers in Sri Lanka have been serving above and beyond to help care for their students during the pandemic by making home visits to help ensure the well-being and educational progress of the children they serve. Kaveesha*, a teenage girl who attends one of these child development centers, relied [...]

Korean church inadvertently helps raise more than 7000 pounds for Church on the Street

April 23rd, 2021|

It happened because of a simple mistake. A member of the Yedam Korean Church of the Nazarene, in Manchester, UK, had set up a account for their congregation’s fundraiser. From October to November 2020, the church’s men’s group challenged themselves in virtual activities such as learning to play the [...]

Manchester Korean Church adapts during pandemic, plants house group in Liverpool

April 23rd, 2021|

When the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic swept the United Kingdom with lockdowns, the Yedam Korean Church in Manchester had just launched a new church plant in neighboring Liverpool. Just like that, what they’d dreamed about for several years seemed to be over. But God had other ideas. From Manchester to Liverpool [...]

Churches in France and Italy reach more people during pandemic

October 26th, 2020|

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened new opportunities to the Nazarene church in Florence, and to the France District: a new teen class launched in Florence, and the widely-spread churches in France have used online meetings to connect more closely as a district. Florence Daniel Fink, Italy’s district superintendent and pastor [...]

Boxed In: Herndons persevere during Romania lockdown

October 26th, 2020|

In early March, Josh and Shannon Herndon were picking up a few things at their local grocery store in Brasov, Romania, when Shannon received a call from a friend: the country would go into strict lockdown at midnight to curb the spread of coronavirus. “It was a sense of panic [...]

Sheltered: Couple are dependent on others for housing during lockdown

September 16th, 2020|

*Ben and *Amy had just arrived in the United States for their March-to-June home assignment when the world shut down to slow the spread of coronavirus. In short order, their church services and missionary gatherings were suspended, upending their schedule, as well as leaving them in an unfamiliar part of [...]

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