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Petitioning Church of the Nazarene Board of General Superintendents and 37 others

Church of the Nazarene: Be a LGBT-affirming Church


The Church of the Nazarene was founded in 1908 as a holiness denomination with a strong social justice core. Since 1972, the Church has held a strong anti-gay policy.

At the 28th General Assembly, let us vote to become an LGBT-affirming church, and thus end the cycle of hate, discrimination, and homophobia.

Let's all work together to find a positive understanding of one another. Let us speak the truth in love. Everyone in the Church of the Nazarene should be a Nazarene Ally.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Church of the Nazarene
    Board of General Superintendents
  • Gold Creek Community Church of the Nazarene, Washington Pacific District
  • Sr. Pastor Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, Oklahoma District
    Rick Harvey
  • Administrative Assistant to Pastor Rick, BFC-OKD
    Annette Harvey
  • Sr Pastor, Pismo Beach New Life Community Church of the Nazarene, Los Angeles District
    Ron Salsbury
  • Sr. Pastor, Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene, Los Angeles District
    Scott Daniels
  • Administrative Assistant, Paz Naz, LAD
    Melody Bundy
  • Jr. High Pastor, Paz Naz, LAD
    Kara Riggleman
  • Student Ministries Pastor, Paz Naz, LAD
    Keegan Lenker
  • College Pastor, Paz Naz, LAD
    Wesley Hall
  • Director of Church Relations, ENC
    Dr. Stephen Dillman
  • Vice President for Student Development
    Vernon Wesley
  • VP of Spiritual Development & Chaplain of the College, ENC
    Dr. Corey S. MacPherson
  • ENC, Coordinator for Music Ministries
    Jamie Brown
  • ENC, Campus Ministries Coordinator
    Jennie Williams
  • ENC, Student Chaplain Chapel Coordinator
    Chelsie Maynard
  • Student Chaplain FUSION Coordinator
    Katherine Rivera
  • Ambrose University College, President
    Gordon T. Smith
  • Sr Pastor Grove City Church of the Nazarene, Central Ohio District
    Mark Fuller
  • SNU, Chaplin
    Blair Spindle
  • Eastern Nazarene College, President
    Dr. Corlis McGee
  • Point Loma Nazarene University, Chaplin
    Mark Carter
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University, President
    Dr. David Spittal
  • Nazarene Bible College, President
    Dr. Harold Graves Jr.
  • Olivet Nazarene University, President
    Dr. John Bowling
  • Southern Nazarene University, President
    Dr. Loren Gresham
  • Trevecca Nazarene University, President
    Dr. Dan Boone
  • SNU, V.P. of Student Development
    Scott Strawn
  • Holiness Today, Editor-in-Chief
    David Felter
  • MNU, Chaplin
    Dr. Randy Beckum
  • MNU, Director of Spiritual Development
    Brady Braatz
  • ONU, Chaplin
    Mark Holcomb
  • ONU, Vice President for Student Development
    Walter “Woody” Webb
  • MVNU, Chaplin
    Scott Peterson
  • MVNU, Administrative Assistant to the Chaplain
    Diana Tocheff
  • MVNU, Director of Student Life
    Travis Keller
  • General Secretary
  • Nazarene Theological Seminary, President
    Dr. David A. Busic

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