Nazarenes in the News

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members.

PLNU alumnus cast as Jasmine in Disney's touring production of Aladdin

Honolulu, Hawaii

(Hawaii News Now, 9 April) Kaena Kekoa, Point Loma Nazarene University alumnus and arts teacher at Waolani Judd Nazarene School in Nuuanu, Hawaii, was recently cast as Jasmine in Disney's touring production of Aladdin.

Rehearsals have already begun, and she will make her debut in the role 25 April in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“Being in something this huge is crazy in itself, but Aladdin is something I grew up watching,” Kekoa told Hawaii News Now. “I’m hoping to make Hawaii proud and my family proud.”

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Maine church provides 5,000 pounds of food per month to community

Bethel, Maine

(Sun Journal, 11 April) Bethel Church of the Nazarene in Maine provides an estimated 5,000 pounds of food to as many as 90 families per month through their Bethel Food Pantry ministry.

The pantry also provides weekend meals for the local “BackPack Program,” which helps students who may be underserved at home.

“We want the Bethel community to be a place where everyone can eat healthy food,” said Bonnie Pooley, Bethel Food Pantry coordinator. “If there’s any one goal, it’s that we love this community and we want it to be strong and we want everyone to be taken care of.”

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