What is LINKS (Loving, Interested Nazarenes Knowing & Sharing)


The LINKS program of the Church of the Nazarene is a network of personal connections between missionaries and Nazarenes around the world. Missionaries are assigned to districts and, then on the district level, connected to local churches. This gives each church an opportunity to become personally acquainted with the missionary family and their field of service. Typically, churches send cards, cash gifts, packages, and other remembrances to their LINKS missionaries. 
In return, the churches feel a sense of involvement with the global mission enterprise of the church through regular correspondence from the missionaries, updates from their field, and even through deputation services while the missionaries are on home assignment. The missionaries are encouraged, knowing people care and pray for them. The relationships built over time personalize names and faces that both the missionaries and their LINKS churches value highly. 

Virginia District LINKS for 2018 - 2019 are:

Ron and Shelva Calhoun (Retired)

Calhoun’s served for 37 years in South Africa before retirement where they both taught at and served as Academic Dean and Principal for the theological college in South Africa.


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Rolfe and Deb Klienfeld



Online missionary profile


Rodney and Sarah Reed Family

Africa Nazarene University

 rreedinkenya@gmail.com (Rod)

 sreedinkenya@gmail.com (Sarah)


Online missionary profile


Facebook - Rod
Facebook - Sarah



Check out this link to find your LINKS Missionary for 2018-2019.

Your LINKS contact is Karen Woods, kikimwoods@gmail.com