The Missional Priorities of the
Virginia District Church of the Nazarene
resourcing the local church for a prevailing ministry
  • Envision :: to receive and communicate a bright future vision that includes more than 75% of our churches healthy and growing.
  • Equip :: to resource the local church, through ministerial preparation, through in-service leadership training for pastors and laity, and provide methods of ongoing support for churches to become and remain healthy and growing.
  • Evangelize :: to create an environment of personal and corporate evangelism including the starting of new churches and the refocus/restart of existing churches as needed.
  • Encourage :: to provide intentional, formal and informal systems of care-giving and team-building, particularly for pastoral leaders and for district staff.
  • Excel through Accountability :: to create and maintain an environment of accountability for healthy and growing churches.