NAZARENE MISSIONS INTERNATIONAL
Pastor Chris Clemons (Pendleton/Pilot Rock) is our District NMI President.
Chris is married to Carolyn. Together they have the care of their adorable granddaughter, Sophia.
Contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current council members, with contact information, are listed here.
Weekly Prayer (written by Debby Van Bebber):
Lord God, Psalms tells us You are compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. You do not treat us as our sins deserve. Oh, Lord, how wonderful You are to us. There are many times we don't live worthy of Your love and yet You pour it out. You forgive our sin when we ask and never, ever give up on us. Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise Your holy name! Call us to prayer, Lord. Instead of spouting our opinions, may we fall on our knees in humility and pray for healing for our nation. Please Lord, protect those who protect us. We especially ask for protection for the police and national guard during these riots. Bring peace to our land, Father God. We ask in the name of our Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Mission Education in the local church
Nazarenes everywhere are sharing the missions stories of the church. Telling the story instills passion for missions. When Christ's followers know what is at stake and hear how others are obeying God's call to missions, they are challenged to participate as well.
NMI is committed to helping local churches tell the missions story. We provide resources and support for the local church as it informs and educates its members, not only in what other Nazarenes are doing in missions, but how they can get involved, too.
Explore the downloads, links, and resources on this site. Or send us an e-mail with ideas for resources you would like to see developed—we get many of our best ideas from people like you. Let us know about them.
And keep telling the story.
For more information, visit these links:
Children's Mission's Books
Northwest District Partnership with Mexico!
Since the earthquakes in 2017 in Mexico, the Northwest District has sent several Work and Witness teams. In January, a W&W team combined medical and construction work. They were able to deliver much-needed items such as medicines, eye glasses, CPR manikins, an AED (heart defibrillator) or provide money for purchase of said items.
In July, a Work & Witness team utilized the foam block method of construction. A few pictures from that trip are posted to the right. To see more, click here. To learn more about that trip, read Chris Clemons' recap.
We responded to the crisis in Mexico by helping restore buildings and heal lives, and now, missionaries and church leaders are requesting we shift our focus toward areas that can assist them do ministry such as educating and training pastors; a transition we followed in South Asia. Part of this discussion is the future construction of seminary housing on recently purchased land.
We are also in a conversation with the Oaxaca district about us hosting a Work and Witness team from their district in 2020. There is a desire on our part to deepen the relationship between cultures and districts through cooperative ministry. We believe that a project or projects involving our Hispanic churches will benefit both districts, allowing us to further utilize our combined gifts in areas that neither could do on our own. We share their excitement about this possibility.
New sanctuary built on ground cleared from earthquake debris by W&W team in June 2018