Who We Are
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 (Christ-like living) across the lands. Today the church of the Nazarene is located in 159 world areas!
The Church of the Nazarene is a Great Commission church. Our mission is to make Christ-like disciples in the nations. We believe that God offers to everyone forgiveness, peace, joy, purpose, love, meaning of life, and the promise of heaven when life is over by entering and experiencing a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. We are called to take this message to people everywhere.
The Church of the Nazarene is a holiness church. We believe that Christians can experience a deeper level of life in which there is victory over sin, power to witness and serve, and a richer fellowship with God, all through the infilling of the Holy Spirit.
With over 28,000 congregations, our vision and mission embraces the entire world. Each local congregation of the Church of the Nazarene is a faith community ready to greet you in Jesus’ name. There you will discover opportunities to encounter Jesus as your Savior and Lord but to grow as a follower of Christ. SCN offers worship, opportunities for serving others, fellowship, and training. We invite you to experience the unique fellowship of Sherman Church of the Nazarene.