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What is a Nazarene church?
The Church of the Nazarene is a global Christian denomination with roots in the classical Wesleyan-Holiness tradition.  We believe that God wants to forgive people and cleanse their hearts in such a way that they have the power to live a holy life of love for God and humankind.  
What does RCnaz believe?
  • Statements of Belief
    • WE BELIEVE in one God—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
    • WE BELIEVE that the Old and New Testament Scriptures, given by plenary inspiration, contain all truth necessary to faith and Christian living  
    • WE BELIEVE that human beings are born with a fallen nature, and are, therefore, inclined to evil, and that continually.
    • WE BELIEVE that the finally impenitent are hopelessly and eternally lost.
    • WE BELIEVE that the atonement through Jesus Christ is for the whole human race; and that whosoever repents and believes on the Lord Jesus Christ is justified and regenerated and saved from the dominion of sin.
    • WE BELIEVE that believers are to be sanctified wholly, subsequent to regeneration, through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    • WE BELIEVE that the Holy Spirit bears witness to the new birth, and also to the entire sanctification of believers.
    • WE BELIEVE that our Lord will return, the dead will be raised, and the final judgment will take place.
  • Full Articles of Faith:
Do your church help people in need?
  • Yes, RCnaz does her best to generously provide for the needs of those within her congregation and surrounding community.  To help best assess large or ongoing financial needs we first utilize the resources of Love INC (231-779-1888) and Angels in Action (231-629-8140) and following their evaluation we work together to meet the need.
  • For over 25 years, RCnaz has and continues to provide a weekly meal at no cost and available to all, regardless of need. Join us at 5:30pm every Thursday for a delicious hot meal and great conversation.
  • RCnaz also partners with and encourages individuals to find assistance at the Reed City Food Pantry (St. Philip Neri, 831 S. Chestnut St, Tuesdays) and Reed City Coat Pantry (United Methodist Church, 503 S. Chestnut St, Wednesdays 10:30am-1:30pm)
  • Finally, RCnaz partners with Feeding America for a once a month food truck distribution from April through November. 2023 dates are April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, and November 7
Does RCnaz have Office Hours?
  • Yes, RCnaz’s regular office hours are – Monday 8:30-12:30, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30-2:30.
  • Our phone number is 231-832-5871
  • Our email is
What should I expect if I choose to attend RCnaz?
Expect a personal welcome when you arrive with the invitation to enjoy a hot cup of coffee or a freshly baked goodie from our kitchen.  Expect the worship service to include singing together, prayer, an opportunity to greet one another and a sermon from one of our pastors.  Expect people to be dressed from very casual to business casual.  If you have preschool or elementary age children, expect someone to invite them to our Kids Ministry (but please feel free to decline the invitation and have them sit with you).  
Does RCnaz have online giving?
Yes, we have a secure online giving platform available. Visit for more information.
Does RCnaz have an App?
Yes, search Reed City Church of the Nazarene on your App Store or visit
Does RCnaz Livestream their service? 
Yes, view our service at, and you can find all of our archived services there too.
Does RCnaz rent their facility? 
Unfortunately, no. That being said, we try to make our facility available to like-minded community organizations as we strive to meet the needs of our neighbors in mutually beneficial ways.
Do you have “Sunday School” classes or Bible studies?
Yes, we have a variety of “Connect” Groups that meet on Sundays and throughout the week. Each Connect Group uniquely designs regular opportunities for their members to connect relationally, grow spiritually and serve others. For more information or if you would like help finding a group to “connect” with, contact the church office at 832-5871.
Do you offer programs for children or youth?
Yes, our Solid Rock Children’s ministries is available for infants through 6th grade during the 10:30am Worship service in a secure children’s wing. Children are divided into separate rooms by age and guided by caring adults through age-appropriate lessons and activities teaching them the love of God.

Our Velocity student ministries for 7-12th grade students meets Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:00pm where they enjoy a meal, games and lessons designed to help them apply Biblical truths to their everyday lives.