We are one of thousands of churches in more than 160 countries that collectively form the Church of the Nazarene. We are passionate about reaching the world for Christ and living lives that are totally devoted to Him.
The Church of the Nazarene is an evangelical denomination with more than one million members world wide. The ministries of the church include global missions, compassionate ministries, individual local churches, and a number of educational institutions, including Point Loma Nazarene University right here in San Diego.
These are the beliefs Nazarenes hold to be true:
The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, tracing its roots to an anniversary date of 1908. It was founded to spread the message of scriptural holiness (Christlike living) across the lands. Today the Church of the Nazarene is located in more than 160 world areas.
Visit the International Church of the Nazarene website or the Southern California District website for more information.