Welcome to the site of the South Central Ohio District Church of the Nazarene. We are a family of 68 unique congregations located in an area stretching from the state capital of Columbus on the northern edge of the district, to the cities of Portsmouth and Marietta along the Ohio River in the southern part of the state. The mission of the International Church of the Nazarene is also our mission: To Make Christ-Like Disciples in the Nations. Our purpose is to equip pastors and churches on our district to effectively spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We trust that the information you gather from reading these pages will both inspire and encourage you to take advantage of our resources and useful links.

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Rev. Trevor Johnston, District Superintendent

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June 21-30 , 2017

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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NEWSWORTHY ITEMS

Daily Summaries from General Assembly 2017

Over the last ten days of June, both elected delegates and interested participants gathered from around the globe for the purpose of doing the business of General Conventions and General Assembly in Indianapolis.  The following linked summary documents are provided to give you a taste of the atmosphere and activities of this monumental event.   For a more detailed description of these conventions and assembly, please consult the General Church website listings.  There are a variety of workshop and video resources that can be used in the local church to expose your local church people to the international dealings of the ...

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BRAND NEW MATERIALS

At our recent General Assembly, this publication was released as a critical resource for training our congregations and attenders concerning the crucial elements of our denominational distinctions.  Please go to the General Church website for additional resources and ideas for how you can make use of this material in your local church setting. OneLord   

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CAMP MEETING 2017

Over the years, these ten days set aside for Camp Meeting have become the sacred ground for a fresh movement of God across our district.  This year promises to be no different as we gather at the Logan Conference Center for a tremendous opportunity of revival and renewal.  Attached, you will find the "Schedule of Activities" and "Preaching Rotation" for the entire Camp Meting period.  Also, driving directions and RV park camp-site reservation details can be found on the designated links for Camp Meeting and Logan Conference Center found in the sidebar on the right side of this page.  Join ...

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Denominational Materials Made Available for Use in Every Local Church

In an effort to further disciple people in the foundations, beliefs, and practices of Nazarenes around the world, these materials were debuted at our recent General Assembly for immediate implementation. OneLord 

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The Field of Dreams Becomes Reality

No, Kevin Costner was not standing out in the cornfield saying, "If you build it, they will come", but the dream of constructing a baseball diamond for the community has become reality for the Church of the Nazarene.  There were no sightings of great players from the past like "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, or Joe Dimaggio. However, for over three years, the people of the Thornville campus of Together Ministries have been working to develop a strong outreach to their community --- and now the day has come for the umpire to yell those familiar words, "PLAY ...

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DISTRICT CHURCH LOCATIONS


district ENGAGE map 2014   We have provided this map as a tool to help you identify the locations of our district churches. The colored areas represent four sectional targets for the intra-district Work & Witness ministry that we have named ENGAGE.

National Nazarene News

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 24-28 July 2017.

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The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 17-21 July 2017.

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At the recent Dallas District Assembly, delegates voted to change the district name to North/East Texas District. The assembly vote follows a year of deliberation, discussion, and prayer by district leaders.

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Nazarene Theological Seminary received grants from the Association of Theological Schools for faculty development and innovative programming. 

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Nazarene Bible College is in the midst of a historic transition as it moves from a centralized campus to an online model of adult ministerial education.

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