FUSION (The molding of two entities into one cohesive unit.) This program is designed to challenge a student's approach to cross-cultural experiences. Students will be asked to wrestle with issues they are rarely exposed to and interact in a culture different from their own. The program is structured and designed to nurture the student’s prophetic imagination. This is one that compels individuals to critically challenge systematic structures and communicate God's hope for restoration.
SPRING BREAK 2018 LOCATIONS
Many times we miss the opportunity to connect with our city
in missional ways. Major cities across the United States are hubs for violence,
drug abuse and exploitation and Boston is no exception. On this trip, students
will explore the intersectionality of addiction, gender-based violence and
trafficking. Students will learn about the continuum of human exploitation and
trafficking, and the ways in which each of us plays a part in contributing to
or ending human trafficking. This group will engage with those working on the
frontlines of these issues in the Greater Boston Area.
Students with interest in social work, psychology, crime,
law & justice or ministry should consider this team. Anyone that is
enrolled in the human trafficking course in the Spring semester will be given
TNU SOUTHERN CIVIL RIGHTS
During the United States civil rights movement, everyday
American, many of whom were college students, challenged their government and
communities to live up to their promises of equality and justice. This trip
will explore essential initiatives that demonstrate the role of civic
participation in a democratic society, the power of non-violence in the
American Civil Rights movement, the planning and strategizing that empowered
participants of the movement, and the tensions between federal, state and local
control. Students will visit key historical sites in Memphis, Jackson, New
Orleans, Montgomery, Selma, Birmingham and Atlanta that were important in the
struggle for civil rights for African Americans.
Students with interest in social justice, history and civil
rights should consider this team.
This past August was full of reports of shocking weather. With rainfall
topping 50 inches in one week, Hurricane Harvey devastated significant areas of
Texas stretching from Houston to Louisiana. Tens of thousands of people were
moved to shelters as their homes were destroyed. Many are looking at over a
year before homes are fully repaired. This team will work with Nazarene
Compassionate Ministries and pastors on the South Texas District to remodel the
homes of those in the communities of Lake Jackson, TX and the surrounding
does the church respond to the overwhelming needs of children at risk around the
world? We will interact with experts in this field who are teaching and leading
this work in the Philippines and around the world, some of whom were child
laborers themselves. We will visit centers to interact with the children in
these programs. We will also connect with some of the other work in the
fields of human trafficking and HIV/ AIDS intervention that the church in the
Philippines is addressing in practical ways.
is also a communication hub for the Church of the Nazarene where writers,
videographers, and photographers work together to discover stories which are
gathered and then shared across the globe. We will visit their workspace on the
campus of our sister school in Manila and learn how they pull these stories
together. Students with interest in mass communication, children at risk,
ministry, issues of justice and intercultural studies should consider this
SUMMER 2018 LOCATIONS
NDOLA, ZAMBIA (May 18th-30th,
Jubilee Centre is an organization equipping
and serving pastors, professionals, missionaries and Christian leaders to bring
about change in the moral, economical, and political transformation of Zambia.
The Centre emphasizes both reflection and implementation, investing in and
inspiring clergy and church members, scholars and Christian activists,
politicians and private business professionals. Students will partner with
Jubilee Centre in running a soccer ministry, a counseling psychology
conference, feeding programs, bible studies, psycho-educational seminars and providing
care packages for volunteers.
Students with interest in soccer, psychology,
ministry, music and intercultural studies should consider this team.
NAIROBI, KENYA (May 7th-28th,
This travel course in Missions will allow students to
explore peace making and gender based violence initiative in the church and
society. ENC students will be learning alongside Africa Nazarene University
(ANU) students. Students will participate in a two-week experiential course
which will include visits to peace initiatives in Nairobi. During week three,
students will travel to the Kakuma refugee camp in Northern Kenya. In
partnership with the non-profit, Servant Forge, students will learn projects
that challenge gender based violence and that foster community development.
For more information contact Lynne Bollinger, Assistant Chaplain for Pastoral Care and Student Missions at
or stop by Angell Hall Room 22.