We’ve partnering with 1000 Hills Ministry (http://www.1000hills.org/) to provide food and elements of church services for the Homeless of Houston. If you’d like to help next time we go, just call our church office.
Our teens worked with the poor and underprivileged of Indianapolis last summer, and we have a group of more than 20 from our church going to Belize this summer.
We’ve partnered with Soles4Souls (http://soles4souls.org/) to gather new and gently worn shoes for people in poverty all over the world.
Each Christmas, we partner with Angel Tree (www.prisonfellowship.org/angeltree) Ministries to give gifts to children of prisoners.
We’re a satellite of an organization called Kids Against Hunger and we’re preparing, funding and shipping thousands of meals to be used by people who are starving all over the world.
We’ve worked with Houston’s Star of Hope (http://www.sohmission.org/) and the Houston Food Bank (http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/) and are working with other local ministries and organizations all the time!
And we’re just really getting started! Look here for more exciting opportunities to do big things for the Kingdom in the Houston area.
Clear Lake Nazarene is always looking for ways to be Jesus to our world.
One of the greatest joys of being a Nazarene is knowing that the Nazarene Missions program is one of the best missionary programs in the world… and we support it whole-heartedly through giving money and time, praying, writing, reading and sending (people).
Here are some impressive facts about Nazarene World Missions:
|World areas / countries with Nazarene work||162|
|Number of missionaries
Includes Mission Corps volunteers and 22 tent makers
These cross-cultural missionaries come from 26 different countries
|Number of members worldwide 2,471,553||2,471,553|
|Languages in which literature was published in 2006||67|
|Languages in which radio broadcasts are produced||30|
|Cost for one minute of air time||$2.19|
|Countries reached by radio broadcasts
Cost of one minute of air time: $4
|Undergraduate and graduate educational institutions in 35 countries on six continents.||52|
|Extension centers training church leaders||31|
|Students in colleges, seminaries and extension centers||13,750|
|Vocational and training colleges||3|
|Enrollment in these 3 career training schools||227|
|Children sponsored by Nazarene Child Development programs
In addition, nutritional assistance is given in about 80 countries
|Nazarene compassionate ministry centers in US and Canada||163|
|Retired missionaries receiving pensions||292|
|Work & Witness teams last year||1,119|
|Crisis Care Kits sent in recent year||41,000|
|School Pal-Paks sent in recent year||6,000|
|Cost per minute to operate Nazarene world mission program||$74|