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African Unity Summit Participants tour the Global Ministry Center

Welcome to African Nazarene Ministries USA/Canada

 

African Ministries Ethnic Facilitator, Rev. Bleemie Zoewah

The African Ministries Facilitator, Rev. Bleemie Zoewah,  is accountable to the Multicultural Ministries USA/Canada regional office and his primary function is to implement the agreed-upon policies and strategies for evangelism and strengthening of existing structures on the various districts of the Church of the Nazarene.

Role and Function
The Facilitator is available to arrange meetings with district superintendents and district leaders to help formulate and implement church planting strategies.
Upon the approval of the district superintendent, visit  churches and pastors who express a desire to sponsor culture specific congregations.
Upon the approval of the district superintendent, visit to culture-specific congregations that express the need for consultation in  leadership development.
Recommend potential pastors for new and existing congregations.
Assist district superintendents, when requested, in the development of strategies for new initiative among specific people groups.
Contact  Rev. Bleemie Zoewah for more information about African Ministries USA/CAN.

 

African Ministries Strategic Readiness Team

Dr. Roberto Hodgson, Rev. John Ndambuki, Rev. Bleemis Zoewah,  Dr. Bob Broadbooks, Rev. Chapin Bolenga and Michael Gatkek.  Rev. Chance Peters is not pictured.

Each Facilitator works with a Strategic Readiness Team. Strategic Readiness Teams meet annually to pray, plan and strategize for their perspective ethnic group in the USA/Canada.  The African Ministries Strategic Readiness Team is comprised of African pastors that have been approved by their District Superintendent and the Multicultural Ministries Director.  They are Rev. Bleemie Zoewah, Rev. Michael Gatkek, Rev. Chapin Bolenga, Rev. John Ndambuki and Rev. Peter Chance.  For contact information visit this webpage.

African Ministries Unique Mission

African Ministries: “exists to support districts, pastors, local churches, and leaders in the task of making Christlike disciples among African groups in the U.S. and Canada.” Click here to read more about African Ministries Unique Mission.

Encourage the development of strategy, initiative, and resources to reach the USA/Canada mission field through the visionary leadership of an African Facilitator and Strategy Committee

Facilitate the creation of resources for pastors, local congregations, and for ministerial preparation through the strategy committee;

Utilize as strategy committee members, church leaders who are committed to establishing the Kingdom of God in the hearts of African people in their communities

African Ministries: “exists to support districts, pastors, local churches, and leaders in the task of making Christlike disciples among African groups in the U.S. and Canada.” Click here to read more about African Ministries Unique Mission.

 

African Ministries Strategic Plan of Action

Establish a prayer system every two weeks with the strategy committee members.
Develop a  prayer system every month with all the African pastors.
Encourage a pulpit exchange among the African pastors.
Offer training in pastoral care for the African pastors.
Pray for openings in new areas to start African congregations.
Conduct seminars and equip the congregations for evangelism and discipleship.
Celebrate a national African conference for pastors and lay leaders.

 

African Ministries Resources

African Nazarene Publications

USA/Canada African Immigrant Churches and Pastors (Excel Spreadsheet)

Cultural Group Reports for 2003-2013 (Excel Spreadsheet)

Population by District 2013 USA/Canada Region (Excel Spreadsheet)

Foreign-born Population from the US Census Bureau (Excel Spreadsheet)

To order at Gospel Tracts in English or additional languages contact tracts@gospeltracts.us.

Detailed People Group Information

Wesleyan Holiness Library

Multicultural Ministries - USA/Canada Region's 5 Strategic Priorities

M15 Resurrection Video - Div's Story

Find an African Immigrant Church

Introduction to Lifelong Learning Registry in English

 

Church of the Nazarene

USA/Canada Region

17001 Prairie Star Parkway

Lenexa, KS 66220

Phone: 913.577.2830

Toll-free: 800.306.9948

usacanadaregion@nazarene.org
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Church of the Nazarene

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