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Hall of Witnesses, Planned giving, giving at Southern Nazarene University, Bethany Oklahoma

A place of honor on the campus of Southern Nazarene University recognize those elders and laity who have invested their lives to Christian service. build endowed resources for educating and supporting future generations of Christian servants.

We invite churches, family members, colleagues and boards to partner with Southern Nazarene University in establishing a place of honor for the great cloud of witnesses, living or deceased, who have carried the light of the Gospel around the world. The names of those honored will be placed in The Hall of Witnesses, located in the S.T. Ludwig Religion building on the campus of Southern Nazarene University. These gifts of honor will support the endowment funding ministerial intern scholarships.

Who may be honored?

Any individual or couple who has given of themselves in full-time Christian service for a minimum of 10 years

  • Pastors
  • Associates
  • Missionaries
  • Chaplains
  • Evangelists
  • Lay leaders
  • Christian educators
  • University leaders & employees


Honorees may be nominated by one, or more than one individual, groups of individuals, Church boards or other organizations, all of whom will receive recognition in the donor portion of The Hall of Witnesses.  Each nominee will have a short biography of their Christian service on the Touch Screen display.


  • Name on the Hall of Witnesses
  • Establishment of Named Endowed Ministerial Scholarship
  • Plaque of Remembrance to Donor
  • Certificate of Induction to Honoree
  • Name on the Hall of Witnesses
  • Plaque of Remembrance to Donor
  • Certificate of Induction to Honoree
  • Name on the Hall of Witnesses
  • Certificate of Induction to Honoree

Nominations for the current Class of Inductees into the Hall of Witnesses are now being accepted.  Brochure & nomination form are available online or you can contact the office below for more information.  Deadline for nominations will be October 1st.

For more information contact:

The Office of University Advancement at 405.491.6311 or email

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