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Mesoamerica Region

Nazarenes respond to Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

The Church of the Nazarene is actively responding in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic after Hurricane Fiona caused destruction on both islands in September. The hurricane, with winds of 140 kilometers per hour (87 mph), caused heavy flooding in southwestern Puerto Rico.
27 Oct 2022
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Encuentro

Puerto Rico district hosts Encuentro 2022

Encuentro 2022 was held on the Western Puerto Rico District with about 100 Puerto Rico residents and 276 people of all ages from other areas of the United States. The groups held VBS and repaired churches that needed updating.
21 Jul 2022
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Puerto Rico Baptisms

Puerto Rico church celebrates Holy Week with 11 newly baptized

The Church of the Nazarene in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, held a celebration during Holy Week that included two special services and the baptism of 11 people. Pastor Oscar Rivera said the services were special and emotional because they were the first meetings in more than two years.
05 May 2022
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Jajuya

Puerto Rico church opens compassionate ministry center

The Jayuya Pueblo Church of the Nazarene in Puerto Rico held a grand opening for a center for Nazarene Compassionate Ministries on 26 March 2022.
22 Apr 2022
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Puerto Rico

Missions camp in Puerto Rico challenges attendees

The Church of the Nazarene in Puerto Rico recently hosted a missions orientation camp for 22 participants between the ages of 17 and 65, representing eight churches on the two districts of the country. The event was held from 10 to 12 January and was organized by leaders from Puerto Rico, Dominican
20 Feb 2020
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Puerto Rico 75th Anniversary

Puerto Rico celebrates 75th anniversary

The Church of the Nazarene in Puerto Rico celebrated its 75th anniversary in late October. More than 500 people attended the celebration event held in the town of Arecibo. During the celebration service, they showed four videos that explained the history of the church in Puerto Rico, how it got
13 Dec 2019
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Puerto Rico tutoring center empowers students to pursue better future

A tutoring center at the Casa de Proclamación y Alabanza Church of the Nazarene in Cataño, Puerto Rico, is giving students a better chance at the future they deserve by providing free tutoring lessons. The center also introduces students to possible career paths and shows them the love of Christ in
06 Jun 2019
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Puerto Rico West District trained in suicide prevention, crisis management

Approximately 80 leaders and pastors from the Puerto Rico West District attended crisis management and suicide prevention conferences 27 April. Both events took place in the El Cotto First Church of the Nazarene in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The district Nazarene Compassionate Ministries team sponsored
14 May 2019
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Puerto Rico youth retreat teaches holiness

Approximately 60 youth from the Puerto Rico West District attended the Perfected Holiness Retreat 11-13 January at the Elias Burgos Camp in Utuado. “The theme verse was 2 Corinthians 7:1, and the purpose was to be perfected to serve and to live a different life,” said Lorena Gonzalez, district
08 Feb 2019
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Crisis response training offered in Puerto Rico

Eighty people attended a disaster response training to learn about providing ongoing assistance for those affected by Hurricane Maria — which devastated the country 20 September 2017 — and future disasters. The training, held 8 September at the Yahveh Shalom Church of the Nazarene in Dominguito, was
28 Sep 2018
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