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Who We Are


What is NMI (Nazarene Missions International)?

From the NMI Handbook & Constitution:

"NMI is the organizational representative of missions for the Church of the Nazarene on the regional, district, and local levels."

"NMI is the promotional, educational, program, and fund-raising arm of missions."

NMI is the organization that "provides the structure and spiritual dynamic for mobilizing the church in mission."

What is the purpose of NMI?

NMI Mission Statement:

To mobilize the church in mission through praying, discipling, giving, and educating.

NMI Objectives:

To encourage people to pray for all efforts of world evangelization

To inform people of the world's needs and what the church is doing to meet those needs

To challenge children and youth to learn about and participate in the mission of the church

To raise funds for mission outreach

Gwen Tirrell is the local NMI President here at Oakdale Family Church. If you have any questions please contact here through the church email Oakdalefamilychurch@yahoo.com.

Crisis Care Kits

We are collecting items for Crisis Care Kits. Go to downloads to get a copy of the items we need.

Crisis Care Kits (CCKs) are a cooperative effort between Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Incorporated (NCMI) and Nazarene Missions International (NMI).

CCKs continue to meet the needs around the world. The kits have gone to places like Belize, California,, Dominican Republic, Greensburg, KS, Haiti, Jamaica, Jordon, Louisiana, Philippines, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, and Zambia. Your generosity makes an incredible difference!

Each local church is challenged to donate enough kits to fill at least one banana box (six CCKs per banana box). Small churches may combine efforts to fill banana boxes with CCKs. Kits may be received year-round and people are encouraged to provide kits when disasters occur around the world so quantities will be sufficient.

Collection of Campbell soup labels. There is a super sized soup can in the Sanctuary foryer to collect Campbells Soup lables. These labels help fund mission projects.

Mission Books. Talk to Gwen Tirrel for an opportunity to borrow Mission books or audio and find out what the Church of the Nazarene is doing on the Mission field.

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