Everything listed under: Missions

  • Students Head Out for Summer Mission Opportunities

    BETHANY, OK (May 9, 2013) - This summer, Southern Nazarene University will be sending students out on a variety of missions trips around the world. Four groups will be serving between May and July for varying lengths of time.  A team of 20 will be traveling to Swaziland to work with the Luke Commission, which is a medical mission that provides valuable medical care to those in need. The group will also work with Manna Farms, a business venture on the campus of Southern Africa Nazarene Unive...  Full Story

  • Culbertson to Retire after 25 Years of Service

    BETHANY, OK (May 1, 2013) - At the end of the 2012-2013 academic school year, Dr. Howard Culbertson will be retiring from teaching at Southern Nazarene University. Dr.   Full Story

  • Commission Unto Mexico 2012-2013 Recap

    BETHANY, OK (January 31, 2013)  - Most holiday trips consist of visiting families and exchanging gifts, but not for those involved in the annual Commission Unto Mexico trip that took place over the 2012-2013 Christmas break. Commission Unto Mexico is a “Work and Witness adventure for all ages” that has been taken annually for the past 24 years, since 1989-90. This year 160 people from a wide variety of areas across the United Sates and professions, from students to medical workers...  Full Story

  • Conference to Explore Global Partnerships Concept

    BETHANY, OK (July 30, 2012) - Debbi McCullock from Oklahoma City First Church of the Nazarene came home from a recent trip to Africa saying, "I have learned so much through our Zambia partnership that I didn't realize in 20+ previous mission trips." Debbi's experiences and those of others in Nazarene churches involved in global partnerships will be explored at the September 28-29 Work & Witness conference on the campus of Southern Nazarene University. Research by Dr. David Wesley of Nazarene...  Full Story

  • Students Take Third Trip to Haiti

    On May 13, a team of 10 Southern Nazarene University students will head to Haiti to put on a roof, construct pews and paint the last Nazarene church building in Haiti needing reconstruction after the 2010 earthquake. “As the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, Haiti still has lots of needs, but this is a milestone to celebrate.   When plans were finalized last fall to take an SNU team to Haiti, we had no idea we'd be the ones to finish the job by completing the last earthquake-d...  Full Story

  • SNU Celebrates 45 Years of Missions

    BETHANY, Okla. (December 8, 2011) - This December, Southern Nazarene University is celebrating the 45th anniversary of their first official mission trip.   Over Spring Break of 1966, a team of SNU students traveled to Musquiz, Mexico and built a church.  Later that year, part of that team and a few other students journeyed back to Musquiz on an evangelistic outreach.  The impact of that trip is still felt on both sides of the Rio Grande River.   Full Story

Our Nazarene Heritage

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read More