Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members.
Pennsylvania church helps people with outstanding warrants
(The York Dispatch, 24 August) Eighty-year-old Sue Doering spent a year living in fear of being thrown in prison for having three outstanding parking-ticket warrants.
"I just ignored them. I knew I should've dealt with them sooner, but I was scared," the York City resident said. "It's been very stressful."
Two things kept her from resolving her warrants, she said — lack of money and fear.
Click here to read more about Operation Safe Surrender, hosted by Stillmeadow Church of the Nazarene.
Siloam Mission celebrates 30 years
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
(Winnipeg Sun, 24 August) Dennis and Mardie Wilson weren’t quite sure what they were getting themselves into when they began volunteering at Siloam Mission 10 years ago.
Siloam started in 1987 when Suk Woon Lee, a former inmate and member of the Korean Nazarene organization, established the first building at 695 Main Street. On Thursday, the organization celebrated its 30th birthday with a block party, including a pork lunch courtesy of Manitoba Pork.
The husband and wife duo volunteer once a week and are part of some 8,000 volunteers who do so every year.
“It’s the best thing we do all week,” Mardie said.
For more about the Nazarene compassionate ministry center, click here.
NNU basketball coach steps down to take over NBA India
(31 July, Idaho Press-Tribune) Scott Flemming wasn’t looking to leave the Northwest Nazarene men’s basketball team after only two seasons as a head coach.
Ideally, he says, he would have been able to stick around the rebuilding process that he expects to really start to take off over the next couple of years.
But when an opportunity came about to lead NBA India came about, Flemming said he and his family could not turn the offer down.
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Related: "Paul Rush named NNU head basketball coach"
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