District News

Local Flavor.  News + Stories From Your District.

Learn about how Foursquare is making an impact in your local district. Read some of the local news and stories about Foursquare folks from around the block and all across your district.

Central Pacific

Reach the World From Home This Thanksgiving

By Louie D. Locke | 4 Comments

Louie D. Locke, senior pastor of Hillside (Reno Foursquare Church) in Reno, Nev., shares his family’s journey of taking in an international exchange student from China and making him feel at home. This inspiring story reveals how we can reach the world for Christ right here at home.

 

Gateway

Giving Up Independence to Join Foursquare: Patricio and Rosa Serrano

By Melisa Prieto

Why did Patricio and Rosa Serrano bring their independent congregation under Foursquare? It had a lot to do with feeling welcomed by those in the Foursquare family and receiving training from the Gateway District, as the couple shares in this interview.

 

Heartland

Kingdom Partnerships: Global Distinctives (Part 1)

By Antonio Sims

Antonio Sims shares how kingdom partnerships have impacted his community, in Part 1 of our Global Distinctives feature series. The Global Distinctives, agreed on by nearly 240 leaders at the 2012 Global Summit, are six unifying principles that bind our whole Foursquare family in doctrine and culture.

 

MidSouth

Gone to Be With the Lord Report (September 2016)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away

 

North Pacific

Gone to Be With the Lord Report (November 2016)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away

 

Northeast Atlantic

Expectant Refugee Mothers Get Help From Foursquare Missionaries

By Andy Butcher

As a part of Foursquare Disaster Relief’s Project Sanctuary, which helps refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East, Foursquare Missions International Missionaries Chris and Laura Dakas are caring for expectant refugee mothers in refugee camps in Greece.

 

Northwest

How to Respond When Tragedy Strikes

By James Ludlow | 1 Comment

James Ludlow, senior pastor of Eastpointe (Bonney Lake II Foursquare Church) in Puyallup, Wash., has learned to walk through tragedy following a string of horrific events that affected his church and community. He shares practical guidance on how to best respond when bad things happen.

 

Pacific Southwest

Gone to Be With the Lord Report (November 2016)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away

 

Southern California

I Preached to Aimee Semple McPherson

By Meta Twyford

Meta Twyford, a retired Foursquare minister, recalls the time she preached in front of a large crowd that included Aimee Semple McPherson. She also shares her memories of Sister McPherson’s groundbreaking ministry as well as her personal side, and how the famed evangelist impacted her life and ministry.

 

Southeast

How Your Church Can Care for Military Chaplains

By Leslie Nelson | 2 Comments

From her personal experience serving soldiers on the frontlines, Foursquare Chaplain Leslie Nelson shares the unique challenges military chaplains face, and offers easy but meaningful ways churches can offer practical support and care of chaplains serving in the armed forces.

 

Hispano del Suroeste

Family Relationships: Global Distinctives (Part 4)

By Marysol Ramos

Marysol Ramos shares how the Foursquare family has made a difference in her life and leadership, in Part 4 of our Global Distinctives feature series. The Global Distinctives, agreed on by nearly 240 leaders at the 2012 Global Summit, are six unifying principles that bind our whole Foursquare family in doctrine and culture.