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Portuguese woman shares gospel through miniature biblical recreations

A Nazarene doctor in Portugal has built nearly 100 highly detailed miniature scenes from the Bible and hopes to create a museum around them eventually.
17 Nov 2022
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Brazil woman ordained at 90 years old

After nearly 50 years of ministry and missionary work, Maria Ribeiro recently became one of the oldest ordinands in the Church of the Nazarene. She was ordained by General Superintendent David Busic at the age of 90 during the Rio de Janeiro District Assembly 5 January. Though her husband, Luiz
18 Jan 2019
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Portugal couple called to England

Carla Taela dreamed of ministering in England. Now that she is serving in Birmingham, the reality is different from the way she imagined it, but she sees God in it. Originally from Portugal, Carla and her husband, Flavio, were involved with the district’s Con Café coffee shop ministry in Lisbon when
04 Dec 2018
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New event expedites Manual translation

Translators from 11 different language groups gathered in Lisbon, Portugal, 18-24 November for the Church of the Nazarene’s first Manual Translation Summit. The group spent five days discussing additions to the 2017-2021 Manual and establishing a lexicon of terms for each language. Scott Stargel,
15 Dec 2017
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Women celebrate their dreams at Portugal-Azores retreat

Emily Aguilar, a missionary to the Azores on the Eurasia Region, provided the following report about the impact of a new women's ministry program: When we started the women’s ministry in our church in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores, a little over a year ago, we noticed that the main challenge we
27 Oct 2016
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Portugal, Azores Nazarenes join forces for mission trip

Nazarenes from Portugal and the Azores joined forces on a mission trip to Calhetas, Azores, to share God’s love with neighborhood children and paint their local school this summer. "Calhetas, on the island of São Miguel, has a rough reputation," said Nicole Almeida, daughter of missionaries Fernando
29 Sep 2016
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Australia team visits Greece for vision prayer tour

A team of 11 Nazarenes from Australia, Portugal, and Spain traveled across Greece for a vision prayer tour in March as the Church of the Nazarene attempts to establish a registered ministry there. The Australia/New Zealand Field has long been connected to Greece. “[The trip] was slowly born from a
14 Apr 2016
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Nazarene church helps German town settle refugees

Many refugees headed for Europe come from cultures that place great value hospitality, so there could be no greater expression of love and welcome than the community hosting a big meal for their new neighbors. That’s exactly what happened 17 October when a network of churches and organizations in
02 Dec 2015
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