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The Office of Church Relations serving the South Central Region Church of the Nazarene

The Office of Church Relations exists to sustain and strengthen the relationship between Southern Nazarene University and the South Central Regional Church of the Nazarene.

Church Relations  – Maintains communication and reinforces the covenant relationship between the university and the South Central Region Church of the Nazarene. The Office of Church Relations has responsibility for receipting and reporting of general education giving by constituent churches, and provides training and enrichment opportunities for pastors and church leaders, both on and off campus.

Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership - Even the best-prepared and most gifted pastors often find themselves in need of additional tools and resources to meet the constant challenges they face in their congregations and the communities they serve.  The Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership at SNU (RCPL) was established to provide a place where pastors find resources, inspiration and encouragement.

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SNU Creative Development Group


These are the three pillars around which our department is centered.

SNU CREATIVE is charged with delivering the stories of SNU.  Our team of creatives utilize many different media channels to share these stories.

Our creative specialists will meet with you to CONSULT and provide professional guidance for your project.  Upon agreement, we will CREATE the project assets, be it print or digital graphics, photography, video, website or social media content.  These assets can then be used to COMMUNICATE your ideas, departmental programs or to promote your special events.

Visit our website at or email us directly at


Hope is a five member student vocal group, directed by Dr. Steve Betts.  They travel during the school year to churches on the South Central Region. 2019-20 members are:  Will Dougherty, Alyssa Flesher, Amanda Kinnamon, Valentina Kusanovic

Hope is a four member student vocal group. Under the direction of Dr. Steve Betts, Hope travels during the Fall & Spring semesters to churches on the South Central Region.

2019-20 members are: Will Dougherty, Alyssa Flesher, Amanda Kinnamon, Valentina Kusanovic.

To schedule Hope for for the Spring 2020 semester contact Doris Betts at

Fall 2019 schedule:

September 8 - OKC ROC Church
September 15 - Holdenville Nazarene
September 29 AM - Talihina Nazarene
September 29 PM - Poteau Faith Community - Green Country Zone, 5th Sunday Sing
October 13 - Henryetta Nazarene
November 3 - Woodward Nazarene
November 10 - Sapulpa Nazarene
November 17 - OKC New Life Church

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 educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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