World Missions

One of the greatest joys of being a Nazarene is knowing that the Nazarene Missions program is one of the best missionary programs in the world... and we support it whole-heartedly through giving money and time, praying, writing, reading and sending (people).

Here are some impressive facts about Nazarene World Missions:

World areas / countries with Nazarene work
Countries recently entered: Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone
151
Number of missionaries
Includes Mission Corps volunteers and 22 tentmakers
These cross-cultural missionaries come from 26 different countries
788
Missionaries' children 274
Districts 303
Organized churches 13,000
Languages in which literature was published in 2006 67
Languages in which radio broadcasts are produced 30
Countries reached by radio broadcasts
Cost of one minute of air time: $4
77
Bible colleges and seminaries 40
Extension centers training church leaders 31
Students in colleges, seminaries and extension centers 8,837
Vocational and training colleges 3
Enrollment in these 3 career training schools 227
Children sponsored by Nazarene Child Development programs
In addition, nutritional assistance is given in about 80 countries
9,348
Medical facilities 65
Nazarene compassionate ministry centers in US and Canada 163
Retired missionaries receiving pensions 292
Work & Witness teams last year 1,119
Crisis Care Kits sent in recent year 41,000
School Pal-Paks sent in recent year 6,000
Cost per minute to operate Nazarene world mission program $74