Our Denomination

The Church of the Nazarene was founded in 1908 and today has 1.5 million people attending over 10,000 churches worldwide.

Having a high commitment to education, it sponsors eight liberal arts colleges and one graduate seminary in United States plus two liberal arts colleges and 41 bible colleges in other world areas.

Over 700,000 volumes of books and six million copies of periodicals are published annually by Nazarene Publishing House, making it the fifth largest denominational publisher in the world.