The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. Organized in 1908, the Church is now home to more than 1.6 million members worshiping in over 18,000 local congregations in 151 world areas.
Jesus . . . the Hope
Our global mission is to share the good news that Jesus Christ is the source of hope for our lives and to spread the message of scriptural holiness (Christlike living) across the lands.
International Headquarters provides support services that include maintaining ministerial credentials and church records, coordinating the support and sending of missionaries, developing Sunday School and discipleship curriculum, providing retirement support programs for pastors, encouraging the starting of new churches, facilitating strategies of outreach and education to all parts of the globe, and much more. The Church of the Nazarene International Headquarters is located in Kansas City, Missouri.