Welcome to the Africa West Field (AWF) where the Church of the Nazarene is actively proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ and the message of Holiness transformation in 16 nations.

The AWF has nine (9) French-speaking countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo; five (5) English-speaking countries: Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone; and two (2) Portuguese-speaking countries: Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau.

The AWF represents approximately one third of the population of Africa with 70% of Muslims. You are invited to join us in fulfilling God’s Commandments to disciple the nations of West Africa through the power of the Holy Spirit and under the lordship of Christ Jesus.

Rev. Daniel (Dany) Gomis
Field Strategy Coordinator

Contact Information:

Rev. Daniel Gomis
Email: awfsc@awfcon.org
B.P. 5675 Dakar Fann
Cell: +221-774451704
DAKAR-SENEGAL
Website: www.awfcon.org/

Our Membership:

85,582 (October 2012)

OUR VALUES/ NOS VALEURS

· WE ARE CHRISTIAN ---- NOUS SOMMES CHRÉTIENS
· WE ARE MISSIONAL ---- NOUS SOMMES DANS LA MISSION
· WE ARE HOLINESS PEOPLE ---- NOUS SOMMES UN PEUPLE DE LA SAINTETE
· WE VALUE INTERDEPENDENCE ---- NOUS SOMMES INTERDEPENDENTS
· WE VALUE HOSPITALITY ---- NOUS VALORISONS L’HOSPITALITE
· WE VALUE DIGNITY (AUTHENTIC) ---- NOUS VALORISONS LA DIGNITÉ (AUTHENTICITÉ).

OUR MISSION /NOTRE MISSION

MAKING CHRISTLIKE DISCIPLES IN         FAIRE DES DISCIPLES À L’IMAGE DE CHRIST
THE NATIONS OF WEST AFRICA             DANS LES NATIONS D’AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST.

OUR VISION/NOTRE VISION

To stimulate a holiness revival in every community throughout West Africa, resulting in transformed believers in every local church with a passion for the lost, who are making disciples, and together, empowering new leaders to plant healthy churches.

Stimuler un réveil de sainteté dans chaque communauté en Afrique de l’Ouest qui produira des croyants transformés dans chaque église locale, passionnés pour les perdus, impliqués dans la formation de disciples et impulsant de nouveaux leaders pour l’implantation d’églises saines.

OUR FOUNDATIONAL OBJECTIVE/NOTRE OBJECTIF FONDAMENTAL

— HOLINESS REVIVAL ---- REVEIL DE SAINTETÉ

OUR CRITICAL OBJECTIVES/NOS OBJECTIFS ESSENTIELS

· COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION ---- EDUCATION INTÉGRALE
· EFFECTIVE EVANGELISM ----------- EVANGÉLISATION EFFICACE
· INTENTIONAL DISCIPLESHIP ------ FORMATION DE DISCIPLES INTENTIONNELLE
· LOCAL CHURCH AND DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT ---- DÉVELOPMENT DE L’ÉGLISE LOCALE ET DU DISTRICT.
· BIBLICAL STEWARDSHIP ----------- INTENDANCE BIBLIQUE
· COMPASSIONATE LIFESTYLE ------ STYLE DE VIE DE COMPASSION
· LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ------ DEVELOPPEMENT DU LEADERSHIP
· REACHING THE MAJOR CITIES ---- ATTEINDRE LES GRANDES VILLES

Educational Institutions:

ITN-NTI - Institut Théologique Nazaréen (Nazarene Theological Institute)- Dr Greg Crofford, Director

ITN-NTI Extension Centres:
Benin (15)
Burkina Faso (5)
Cote d’Ivoire (7)
Ghana (13)
Liberia (16)
Mali (1)
Nigeria (8)
Senegal (1)
Sierra Leone (5)
Togo (3)

Seminário Nazareno de Cabo Verde (SNCV)

Rev. Gastão Lopes Correia, Director. Email: seminarionazarenocv@gmail.com

Projects:

Bibles in African languages
District Training Centres - Construction
District Training Centres - Libraries
Moterbikes and bicycles for Pastors
Children Bible Story Books

Equip Leadership Development Manuals

Child Development Centres
Studio Backpack kits for radio ministry

For more information check our website www.awfcon.org/ or contact Tim Eby (AWF Partnership Coordinator).

Missionaries:

Tim & Michelle Eby, Dakar, Senegal
Paul & Sharon Martin, Accra, Ghana
John & Laurie Watton, Accra, Ghana
Friday & Mary Ganda, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Irma Mario & Martinez, Guinea-Bissau.

Districts & District Superintendents:

Francophone Countries: Assistant to the FSC Francophone - Rev Moise Toumoudagou

Benin:

Benin North East- Rev. Chabi Habib

Benin Pendjari- Rev. Norbert Toumoudagou

Benin South - Rev. Moise Toumoudagou

Burkina Faso:

Ministries Coordinator – Rev Friday Ganda
Burkina Faso District – Rev Joseph Tiendrebeogo

Chad:

Pioneer area

Côte d'Ivoire:

Coastal District – Rev Djedje Yao Clement
Central District – Rev Prao Kouakou

Guinea-Conakry:

Pioneer Area – Rev Djedje Yao Clement
- Pastor Georges Teah.

Niger:

Ministries Coordinator - Rev Moise Toumoudagou

Senegal:

Senegal District – Rev Tim Eby

Togo:

Pioneer Area -- Ministries Coordinator -- Rev Moise Toumoudagou

Lusophone countries

Cape Verde:

Cape Verde District – Rev David Araujo

Guinea Bissau:

Anglophone countries: Assistant to the FSC Anglophone - Rev. Daniel Johnson

Ghana:

Ghana Coastal – Rev Josheph Otchere
Ghana Midland – Rev Alex Akomaning
Ghana North - Rev Frank Mills

Liberia:

Ministries Coordinator – Rev Daniel Johnson
Monrovia – Rev Elijah Klay
South East – William Grant
Central – Rev Samuel Lama

Nigeria:

Ministries Coordinator – Rev Friday Udofia
Nigeria Lagos - Rev Friday Udofia
Nigeria South East - Rev. Okokon Eshiet

Sierra Leone:

Ministries Coordinator – Rev Paul Martin
Sierra Leone District - Rev Paul Martin

Field Information

Country & Year Entered by the Church of the Nazarene
Benin - 1998
Burkina Faso – 1997
Cape Verde – 1901
Chad –
Côte d'Ivoire – 1987
The Gambia –
Ghana – 1990
Guinea Bissau – 2004
Guinea-Conakry – 2009
Liberia – 1990
Mali – 2010
Niger – 2009
Nigeria - 1977
Senegal - 1988
Sierra Leone - 2004
Togo - 1998

OUR FIELD CAN BECOME YOUR MISSION CONNECTION!

How to Get Involved with Africa West Field:
  • Pray for the needs of the field
  • Partner in a personal way with the work of the field
  • Provide in tangible ways to the ministry of the field

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