The Mission, Values, & Characteristics of the Church of the Nazarene

MISSION: To make Christlike disciples in the nations.
VALUES:  Christian – Holiness – Missional
CHARACTERISTICS:  Meaningful Worship – Theological Coherence – Passionate Evangelism – Intentional Discipleship – Church
                                 Development – Transformational Leadership – Purposeful Compassion

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.  



Rev’d. Betty Beck, Pastor of Congregational Care
Pastor Betty is an ordained elder through the Church of the Nazarene (’03).  She first began serving on staff at Heartland as Children’s Pastor in May of 1996.  She continued in that role through 2010, when her role changed to Pastor of Congregational Care.  Additionally, Pastor Betty served as the District Children’s Director for the Southwest Indiana District Church of the Nazarene from 2000 – 2010. 
Pastor Betty has earned an Associates degree in Special Education and an ADN in Nursing, both from Vincennes University.  She is a Registered Nurse and has served at Washington Nursing Center, Washington, IN and at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany, IN.
In 2012, Pastor Betty received her Bachelor of Arts in Counseling for Christian Ministries from Nazarene Bible College, and in 2015, she completed her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Campbellsville University.
Sue Ragains, Director of A Child’s Heart Daycare & Preschool




What we believe:

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