Meeting Needs in Michigan

Brittney had just aged out of the foster care system in Flint, Michigan, and was the mother to a three-year-old when she found herself pregnant again. Facing difficulties in making ends meet, Brittney’s caseworker connected her to a program that would make all the difference for her family.

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A Firsthand Look at Sponsorship

Just as we help those who are in need in our own communities in the United States, we have the opportunity through child sponsorship to help children who do not have that financial support in other countries. The biggest lesson we learned from this trip is that when we sponsor a child through the sponsorship program, not only do we assist that child, but we also help a family provide for their child, through the ministry of their local church.

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Caring for Families in Need in Mozambique

In March of 2018, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to impact Africa touched down in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. More than 1,000 people died from Cyclone Idai and subsequent flooding. The Church of the Nazarene responded quickly to the needs of people affected by Cyclone Idai, giving food and other aid to those who lost their homes and livelihoods.

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2018 Impact Report

Have you ever wondered if your giving to Nazarene Compassionate Ministries is making a tangible difference in the world? NCM is committed to transparency and clarity. Part of that transparency includes sharing key stories and figures from the past year.

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Bringing Hope and Healing to Syrian Refugee Children

Syrian refugee children have been exposed to trauma through violent conflict, persecution, and forced displacement, which disrupts the nurturing, consistent environments that children need for healthy and holistic development. The Syrian Transitional Education Program (STEP) is a Nazarene church-run compassionate outreach to Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon which works to meet their educational and emotional needs.

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NCM at M19

Are you attending the M19 conference? We'd love to meet you! Stop by our booth, located in the Global Mission area, and tell us how your church is living out the call to be compassionate, and how we can better support those efforts. We're also excited to share what God is doing in compassionate ministries around the world and how you can get involved. 

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Safe Space: A Ministry in Kansas City Reaches Homeless Population

On a Friday morning, a group of women sits around a circular table, listening to a presentation on nutrition. They chat about eating habits that are both nutritious and economical. Later, they will make tuna salad together in a new commercial kitchen. The women, most of whom are without homes, are there for True Light Family Resource Center’s day shelter, a place to learn, to rest, and to be.

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Callie StevensComment
A Long-term Plan: Continued Earthquake Recovery in Nepal

On the foothills of the Himalayas, overlooking a valley dotted with rice fields and small-scale farms, sits a newly constructed earthquake-resistant classroom where 60 children are silently engrossed in their books. Sitting on the floor in small groups scattered around the large room, they complete their homework, receive tutorials, play games, and eat together. All of these children are from families affected by the devastating 2015 earthquake that struck near the capital city of Kathmandu.

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