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Compassionate Ministries




Local churches are the primary avenue for Nazarenes to reach out to those in their communities. Nazarene Compassionate Ministries seeks to support churches in starting and maintaining ministry to the under-served and marginalized. We believe every church, no matter size or budget, can find ways to meet needs in their community with compassion, creativity, and the life-changing power of the Gospel.

In the United States and Canada, Nazarene Compassionate Ministries works closely with local churches, Work & Witness, Nazarene Disaster Response, and Compassionate Ministry Centers to bring compassion and healing to communities in need with the love and presence of Christ. 




Compassionate Ministries

There are about 240 active Nazarene Compassionate Ministry Centers in the United States and Canada. If you would like to find a Compassionate Ministry Center in your area, click here. For volunteer opportunities, reach out to your local Compassionate Ministry Center.

Ready to register your ministry as a Compassionate Ministry Center? Click here for instructions and forms



Nazarene Disaster Response

When a natural disaster strikes, Nazarene Disaster Response provides a way for local Nazarene churches to respond with assistance and resources for the community in need. For more information on Nazarene Disaster Response, click here



Work & Witness provides opportunities for Nazarenes to serve together in support of existing ministries such as churches, CMCs, and Nazarene Disaster Response. Work & Witness can be any type of project, from construction to evangelism, from medical missions to compassionate outreach.

To get involved with Work & Witness, click here.


Urban Summit

Reach 3 is a practical conference to assist leaders in reaching people in their contexts--rural, suburban, and urban. You will leave with personal connections, practical ideas, and an encouraged heart. It's not about church size. It's about missional impact. Join us October 1-3, 2020 at Trevecca Community Church in Nashville, TN for this fantastic event! Registration information coming soon!



Work & Witness


Jay Height


Jay Height

Compassionate Ministries Coordinator 

Allen Southerland


Allen Southerland

Work and Witness Coordinator



Brandon Sipes

Nazarene Disaster Response Coordinator