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Mark Lancaster

Mark Lancaster appointed superintendent for South Arkansas District

Mark Lancaster has been appointed superintendent of the South Arkansas District. Lancaster has served as the pastor of Memphis, Tennessee, Grace Church of the Nazarene since 1993.
23 Sep 2021
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Virgil Askren

Colorado district elects new superintendent

The Colorado District elected Virgil Askren on 18 June 2021 as its new superintendent. Askren replaces David Ralph, who is retiring after leading the district since August of 2001.
24 Jun 2021
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Jimmy Lipkin and Paul Sr.
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Paul Holderfield Sr. (Left), and Jimmy Lipkin (Right) reconcile and finish their handshake. 

Arkansas church continues founder's legacy of racial reconciliation

Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene has been a beacon of hope for racial reconciliation in the Deep South since its inception. The work of Paul Holderfield Sr., the church’s founder, continues to live on through the North Little Rock church as it provides a refuge for anyone in need, regardless
12 Feb 2021
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Thomas Cox

Remembering Thomas Cox

Thomas Cox, 84, of Lebanon, Tennessee, passed away 29 January 2020. He was a retired minister and district superintendent. Cox was born February 15, 1935, to Herbert and Rose Ethelene Walker. He attended Trevecca Nazarene College (now University) where he met his wife, Wyoma, graduating in 1958.
06 Feb 2020
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Arkansas congregation mourns loss of pastor's wife

Ruth Daria Privett of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away 2 April at the age of 71. She was the wife of Charles Privett, pastor at Blytheville, Arkansas, First Church of the Nazarene. Ruth was born in Zebulon, North Carolina, in 1947, and she married her husband, Charles, in 1963. Nearly 15 years later
17 Apr 2019
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BGS appoints new North Arkansas District superintendent

Mark Lindstrom was appointed superintendent for the North Arkansas District. General Superintendent Carla Sunberg made the appointment with input from the District Advisory Council and Bob Broadbooks, director of the USA/Canada Region, and in consultation with the Board of General Superintendents.
15 Nov 2018
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USA/Canada Region celebrates first all-female class ordained by female GS

General Superintendent Carla D. Sunberg ordained Nicole Cotton, Penny McCawley, and Sherry Mae Bright at the North Arkansas District Assembly 11 June. History was made this week on the Church of the Nazarene’s USA/Canada Region as an all-female ordination class was ordained by a woman for the first
15 Jun 2018
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Arkansas parsonage catches fire

Photo from South Arkansas District NYI President Jon Newlin The Ashdown, Arkansas, Church of the Nazarene parsonage caught fire 9 June, leaving Pastor Bill Segur and his family without a home. Investigators believe the fire started in the garage but have not made a final determination. In addition
15 Jun 2018
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BGS appoints superintendent for South Arkansas District

General Superintendent Carla D. Sunberg announced the appointment of Virgil Askren III as superintendent of the South Arkansas District . Askren currently pastors the Bend, Oregon, Church of the Nazarene. He follows Russell Branstetter, who retired after 25 years in the position. Prior to accepting
13 Nov 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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