These are trying days for so many reasons, not the least of which is the recent tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of one who was supposed to serve and protect. There are many thoughts that come to mind at a time like this but perhaps it is best for us to be reminded of what we believe as Nazarenes. This reminder is not simply an internal document for denominational reference, no, it is a statement that influences the societies in which we live and minister. We uphold and affirm, the rights and privileges of all people everywhere. We are saddened and frustrated that over and over again violations of such rights are perpetrated.
Let us be examples of Jesus...a lot of people are watching, but that is secondary to the fact that God is.
- Rev. Ian Fitzpatrick
Message from our National Director
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March 18, 2020
A message from the National Director:
You should have received a message about church gatherings through your District Superintendents, so I will not repeat what is in that message.
This message is specific to NATIONAL OFFICE operations.
- All National Office Staff will be working from home. As of the 18th of March, phone calls will be directed to each staff member as selected on the system.
- Emails will be responded to in a timely fashion.
- Mail will be received and cheques will be deposited in a timely fashion.
Please understand that we are doing our utmost to function normally. There will be some glitches but these will be addressed as they arise. God has not been taken by surprise and he is control of all that we do. Let us exercise wisdom, caution and extend care to the most vulnerable amongst us and most of all pray.
Rev. Ian Fitzpatrick
Church of the Nazarene Canada
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Mississauga, ON L4X 1W5
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