Reaching Kuna

Kuna Nazarene Church recently launched a capital campaign called “Reach Kuna,” casting vision to reach their community in a variety of outreach opportunities.  A gathering of about 80 people ate some great BBQ and heard stories of God’s transforming power to reach the lost and hurting in their community.  Please be in prayer for Pastor Eric Seaney and his staff and congregation as they intentionally and purposefully take steps to fulfill the Great Commission in their "Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria" (Acts 1:8).

 

New Pastor at Fairview: Bob Westfall

20220615 fairviewwestfallOn June 4, the congregation of Nampa Fairview welcomed Pastor Bob Westfall on his first Sunday as their new senior pastor, along with his wife Stacy and their family. Before joining Fairview, Pastor Bob served as the Children’s Pastor for Meridian Valley Shepherd. We look forward to God's work through this congregation in this new season of ministry.

Homedale's New Youth Pastor: Ryan Schwin

20220617 homedalerschwinHomedale Mountain View Church of the Nazarene recently welcomed Pastor Ryan Schwin as their new Youth Pastor. Ryan is a recent graduate of Northwest Nazarene University and has done extensive internships at Eagle Nazarene. Ryan grew up in Oregon (Eugene and Baker City) and is engaged to be married in July.

Trinity Pines Work Week

Trinity Pines held its spring Work Week again and over 50 people showed up to spruce up the grounds, work on special projects, and put up the big tent in preparation for summer camps. We are so grateful to all who took time to invest in Trinity Pines and help prepare for a mighty move of God at camps this summer!

New Samoan Congregation in SLC

20220531 slcsamoanGod is on the move in Utah!

In May, we celebrated the launch of a new Samoan congregation with over 100 people joined together in worship.

Gooding and Boise Midtown

Last month the Intermountain District's newest church plant, Midtown Church in Boise, sent a small group to Gooding Desert Hills Nazarene to remodel their youth room. The group spent Friday cleaning and painting, then Saturday installing new flooring, adding more coats of paint, and remodeling with new furniture. On Sunday, Midtown’s small group was able to stay and worship with the congregation and celebrate the work that was completed. We love to see churches serving churches and our new church plant starting with a missional mindset!

Men's Retreat 2022

2022mensretreatOn April 8-10, 2022, the Intermountain District hosted a great group of men from all across the district at Trinity Pines for Men’s Retreat. Pastor Mark Fuller from Grove City Church in Ohio was the special speaker and he delivered a profound message of relying on the Holy Spirit each and every day. If you love bacon, prime rib, more bacon, and inspirational time with men, put Men’s Retreat on your calendar for next year: April 14-16, 2023.

Ordination 2022

2022ordinationgroupThe annual Intermountain District Assembly was held April 20-22, 2022, at College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa, with Dr. Filimão Chambo as Jurisdictional General Superintendent. Having been recommended by the Board of Ministry and approved by the Assmebly, five people were ordained on Thursday evening as elders in the Church of the Nazarene: Carly Bartlett, Noah Daniels, John Shaul, James Shepherd, and J. Aaron Duvall.

The service was live-streamed and can be viewed from the district's Facebook page.

Euclid Building Improvements

202204EuclidEntranceBoise Euclid Church of the Nazarene is getting a face lift after the recent sale of a property.  During the past several months they have replaced furnaces, windows, roofs, decaying facia and soffits.  The facility has new paint and siding, and soon will have a new sign.  When you are in Boise, stop by to visit Pastor Sam and see the new updates.

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