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Impacting People around the World
Church Packet

Engaging Children & Youth


Mission Areas


  • Northeast (Andover Cherry Valley, Ashtabula Edgewood, Burton Northeast, Eastlake Willo-lake, Kelloggsville, Jefferson, Orwell Resurrection Life, Painesville, The Ridge- Ashtabula & Geneva)

    • Kelloggsville, Pastor Robert Utley

    • Painesville, NMI President-Jeff Partee 

  • Metro (CLE Arabic, Aviva, Bedford, Garfield Heights, CLE Heaventrain, CLE Neuva Luz, North Royalton State Road Community, Richmond Heights Hope United, Victory, and Westlake Parkside)

    • Bedford, Pastor Brandon Yarbrough

    • Richmond Heights Hope United, NMI President- John Palumbo​

  • Mid Central (Ashland, Brunswick, Loudonville, Medina, Orville NOW, Strongsville Centered Life, Sullivan, Wadsworth and Wooster)

    • Brunswick, Pastor Tom Eames

    • Wadsworth, NMI president, Joyce Miller

  • Northwest (Amherst, The River; Clyde, Elyria Center, Fremont, Grafton Harvest Fellowship, North Ridgeville Starting Point, Sandusky Community, and Vermillion)

    • Grafton Harvest Fellowship (in Transition)

    • Elyria Center, Pastor Scott Eastburn

    • Sandusky Community, Pastor Keith Martinez

    • Sandusky Community, NMI President-Barb Moore​

  • Mid-West (Bucyrus, Upper Sandusky & Carey Ridge; Crestline, Fostoria First, Galion Real life, Shelby, Tiffin, Tiffin Freedom and Willard)

    • Bucyrus West Campus in Upper Sandusky : Pastor Steve Anstine

    • Tiffin Freedom​

  • Southwest (Cardington, Delaware Newstart, Lexington Journey, Mansfield Heart City, Marion First and Kensington campus, Marion Life Link, Mount Gilead Fresh Faith Community, and Sunbury)

    • Mansfield Heart City, NMI president- Isaac Harley​

    • Mount Gilead Fresh Faith (In Transition)

  • Southeast (Cooperdale, Coschocton, Mount Vernon First, Mount Vernon Lakeholm, Mount Vernon New Life, Mount Vernon The Shepherd's House, Warsaw and West Layfayette Living Faith)

    • Warsaw (In Transition)​

June 2023 through June 2024, there will be an Alabaster video linked to NMI Central on the THIRD week of each month. These will be brief but exciting stories of how God is working through Alabaster around the world because you gave.

Visit the curated Archives of the NMI Central to check out past issues.  Once arriving, you may needed to click the Modify title to reorder the page to display with the most recent issues.

NCOhioNMI Youtube Alabaster Playlist.


July - International Ministries, Bible Schools & Seminaries


     17-21 | NCO Teen Camp for grades 7-12 at MVNU

     19-22 | CCK/Pal-Pak Drive –at the NCO District office

           19 | Family Camp Kickoff service at 7pm with Dr. Scott Sherwood

           21 | NCO district Give Back Event from 8:30-9:30am

           21 | NMI Delegate registration & voting from 9:30-10:15am

           21 | NMI Convention from 10am-noon with Martin and Cezarina Glendenning serving in Croatia.

Download Printable program here 

Videos shown at convention:

Live a New Life (Kansas City, 4th of the GA2023 Videos)

Alabaster - Joel Tuchez (July 19, 2023 edition of NMI Central)

Nazarene Mission Teams

Hidden Lakes Campfire Ministries of Mount Gilead Fresh Faith Community

(one of 5 NCO Nazarene Compassionate Ministries and each qualify as 10% giving! ID: 10036846)

Tribute to John Neilson from Floyd Cunningham 

Gibbons Update Video


Info on Encuentro 2024 & Shannon Wilson contact info

6 Video Instructional playlist to Bags to Mats via Jefferson Nazarene, Carol Mellinger

Instructional video on how to CROCHET mats for the homeless using plastic bags

Instructional video on how to use a PEG LOOM to create mats for the homeless using plastic yarn

Cactus Nazarene Ministry shared by Todd Risser, Mount Vernon 1st

Fairbanks Center for Global Engagement at MVNU

Ballot Results

           21 | NDI (SDMI) Convention 

      20-21 | Family Camp services: at 7pm with Dr. Scott Sherwood

           22 | District Assembly from 9am-noon at MVNU with GS Dr. Gustavo Crocker, presiding

      23-25 | Primary Camp for grades 1-3

      26-30 | Pre-Teen Camp for grades 4-6

           28 | District Superintendent Wendell Brown’s birthday


August – Care & Connection

            21 | NMI Connect via Zoom, open to all NMI presidents & Pastors.  RSVP here.

            31 | Active Missionary Cash Links Due to General Treasurer/Funding the Mission


September - Alabaster

            17 | Freedom Sunday (or any Sunday that works for your church)

            18 | NMI Connect via Zoom, open to all NMI presidents & Pastors.  RSVP here.

            27 | See You at the Pole 


October - Mission Priority One 

         1-31 | Pastor Appreciation Month

      7 & 14 | CCK & School pal pack collection at South Central Ohio, Logan Campground

            23 | NMI Connect via Zoom, open to all NMI presidents & Pastors.  RSVP here.


November - Thanks Offering/WEF

            NCO District Prayer Watch-November 26-Dec 2

               5 | International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

             25 | Thanksgiving Day

             28 | Active Links Missionary Kaitlyn Haun's birthday


December - Compassionate Ministries

            Last month with Active Missionary LINKS assignment, Chad & Lindsey Dickerson

            Missionary Christmas Fund due to General Treasurer/Funding the Mission

            NCM Magazine

            NCM Magazine on ISSUU

               3 | Links Missionary, Lindsey Dickerson’s Birthday

          1-31 | NCM Christmas Project

               9 |  Heaventrain Christmas

             24 |  Active Links Missionary, Levi Haun's birthday

             25 | Christmas Day


January - Volunteer MinistriesHuman Trafficking Awareness Month

New Active Missionary LINKS assignment from Global NMI expected this month. Date TBD.

               1 | Happy New Year

    29-Feb4 | District Tour with Chad & Crystal Gibbons


February - Alabaster Emphasis

              14 | Ash Wednesday

              29 | Collegiate Day of Prayer

25-March 2 | Nazarene Global Week of prayer


March - Easter Offering/WEF

                7 | Retired Links Missionary, Ted Esseltyn’s birthday

                8 | International Women’s Day

   11-April 9 | 30 days of Prayer for Muslims

              24 | Palm Sunday

              29 | Good Friday

              31 | Easter


April – Half Million Mobilization Call to Prayer | USA & Canada region

            Easter-Pentecost 2024

       April 19 |  Active Links Missionary, Jude Haun's birthday

     28-May5 | District tour with Floyd Cunningham, Philippines


May - Missionary Health Care / Care & Connection

            Memorial Roll  or Distinguished Service Award

              1 | Active Links Missionary, Katherine Haun's birthday

              4 | National Day of Prayer,

              4 | Active Links Missionary, Joshua Haun's birthday

            19 | Pentecost Sunday

            31 | Memorial Day


June - World Mission Broadcast

             1 | New Church Year Begins, Annual Reports DUE

            20| World Refugee Day

 29-July 6 | Encuentro Costa Rica


Mark your Calendars:

July 10-13, 2024- NCO District Family Camp, Conventions & Assembly

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