About Us: Denomination

What is a Denomination?

A denomination is a distinct Christian group sharing common beliefs, practices, and organizational structures, providing a unique expression of the Christian faith. It offers a sense of community and shared spiritual journey for individuals with aligned theological perspectives. While diverse in traditions and interpretations, denominations unite believers under the foundational faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

The Nazarene Denomination

The Church of the Nazarene is an international Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. We are a Christian People, a Holiness People, and a Missional People. Organized in 1908, the denomination is now home to about 2.5 million members worshiping in more than 30,000 congregations in 164 world areas.

The Nazarene denomination logo.