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Welcome to the Mission

Discover, Connect, and Impact: The Mission Church of the Nazarene

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We are a vibrant and diverse urban church, passionately committed to our neighborhood and God's global mission.

Join us on our transformative journey as we explore what it means to be a church that impacts lives. In our inclusive community, every person is valued and welcomed, regardless of their background or life experiences. Together, we strive to make a positive impact on our neighborhood and beyond.

Connection is at the heart of our church. Through worship, discipleship, and fellowship, we create meaningful relationships with God, fellow believers, and the community. Join us to experience a place where you can belong and grow in your faith.

At The Mission Church of the Nazarene, we nurture authentic faith. Our engaging worship services blend tradition with contemporary elements, and our discipleship programs help you grow in understanding and application of Scripture.

We believe that everyone has a unique calling and purpose. As a church, we are dedicated to helping you discover and use your God-given gifts to make a difference in the world.

Come and be a part of The Mission Church of the Nazarene—a community that loves God, loves people, and seeks to make a difference. Join us on this exciting journey as we live out the mission of Christ together.

Welcome home to The Mission Church of the Nazarene!

Our Ministries

Our Pastors

Our dedicated and compassionate pastors and staff at The Mission Church of the Nazarene are committed to shepherding and serving our diverse community. With a heart for God's mission, they provide guidance, support, and inspiration as we journey together in faith and make a positive impact on our neighborhood and beyond.

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Robbie Cansler
Lead Pastor

Meet our dynamic and passionate pastor, who is dedicated to serving and leading our community at The Mission Church of the Nazarene. With a heart for God's mission, she brings a wealth of experience as a church planter, preacher, teacher, writer, and seminary student. Committed to being a reflection of Jesus, she strives to inspire and guide others in their faith journey. From her previous role as an Associate Pastor at Mundelein Church of the Nazarene to her studies in Youth Ministry at Olivet Nazarene University, to her current doctoral studies at Northern seminary, she brings a depth of knowledge and a genuine love for ministry. She is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, and serves the broader church as she advocates for women clergy with Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy, and the Nazarene women clergy council of USA/Canada. Residing in Hammond, Indiana, she cherishes her roles as a wife to Mac, and mother to 3 energetic boys. We are blessed to have her leading our church family.

Our Team
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Jen Jensen
Associate Pastor

Pastor Jen Jensen, our devoted Associate Pastor, actively engages in multiple church ministries while pursuing her Doctorate of Ministry in Preaching from Nazarene Theological Seminary. Her unwavering commitment to serving our congregation, combined with her ongoing theological studies, allows her to bring a wealth of knowledge and a deep sense of purpose to her role. With her active involvement in various ministries and her pursuit of advanced education, Pastor Jen Jensen plays a vital role in nurturing spiritual growth and guiding our community towards a profound understanding of faith and grace.

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