Missionaries Dr. Greg and Amy Crofford of Africa Nazarene University share in the first Sunday morning service and the daily discipleship sessions. Dr. Norman Moore speaks in the evening services, the youth enjoying the ENC team and Rev. Jack Schmidt, Revs. Ken and Lorrie Eash teach the children, and the ever famous gaga pit. All of this was directed by Rev. Elizabeth Shaw, Jim and Stephanie Sheets and Stan and Bea McLain. What a wonderful week!
Upstate New York District Superintendent Kevin C. Dunlop is pleased to announce the unanimous election of Rev. Jamie McBride as Pastor of the Carthage Church of the Nazarene. Pastor McBride, wife Tiffany and sons Mikah and Ezra will be welcomed by the congregation on June 10 when a service of installtion will take place at 11 AM. Pastor Jamie is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with a major in Christian Ministries and a minor in theology. He has served as a pastor in Indiana and most recently at First Church of the Nazarene in Anna, IL. He was ordained as Elder in 2014. Tiffany has a degree in nursing. Congratulations to the Carthage church family in calling Pastor McBride, Tiffany and sons!
Congratulations and welcome to our newest Upstate church, Buffalo Message of Life Church of the Nazarene, which was organized in a wonderful service on May 6. Lay Pastor Jean Pierre Kabeya and church family, we love you! 45 persons joined as charter members. District Assistant Rev. Ken Blish and District Superintendent Rev. Kevin Dunlop led in receiving the new members and in the official organization as a Church of the Nazarene. To God be the Glory!
The members and friends of Syracuse Christ Community Church of the Nazarene and Upstate New York District Superintendent Kevin C. Dunlop are pleased to announce that Rev. Joshua T. Johnson has accepted the call to be lead pastor of Christ Community church beginning on May 20, 2018.
Pastor Joshua and Jennifer and their children are excited to become part of the church family. Rev. Johnson has been serving as senior pastor at New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene in Louden, NH, since 2012, and previously in church assignments in Missouri. Ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene since 2012, he is also a graduate of Gordon College (BA in Biblical Studies and English Language and Literature) and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Nazarene Theoligical Seminary. He served as an adjunct instructor in Biblical Hebrew and was elected to preach the Corlett Senior Sermon while a student at the seminary. Rev. Johnson is also a member of the ENC Board of Trustees. Jennifer works in communications services for a large corporation.
We welcome this outstanding pastor and preacher, spouse Jennifer and their children to Upstate New York!
Faith Community was pleased to welcome Rev. Neil, Christine, and Eliana Taylor to our congregation today. Pastor Neil will be joining the pastoral staff as a part time associate. We look forward to the days ahead.