The Church of the Nazarene is a global family. Each Nazarene in 151 world areas deserves to attend the celebration of our Centennial. For this reason, on October 5, 2008, the Centennial Celebration will take place across 24 time zones in every local church.
From the Hallelujah March around the Pilot Point tent in 1908 to almost 21,000 local churches today, the Church of the Nazarene has grown in ways that no single tent, sanctuary, or even coliseum could now hold the gathering of our entire church.
Yet how thrilling it will be to sense the bonds of a growing Nazarene family in this Centennial Celebration as we unite in cultural diversity around common worship content, each pastor knowing that almost 21,000 fellow pastors are standing before their congregations that day to proclaim the same message, scripture, and theme.