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Judy Henske Obituary

Remembering Judy Henske

Judith (Martin) Henske, 78, of Beaverton, Oregon, passed away 14 February 2020. She was a retired missionary, serving in Japan. Judy was born 13 April 1941, the third child of the late Mary and Theodore “Ted” E. Martin, who was Nazarene pastor and evangelist. Ted was a member of the General Board of
28 Feb 2020
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Deadly earthquake rattles Japanese island

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Japanese island of Hokkaido 6 September, triggering landslides and causing massive power outages. There have been 16 confirmed deaths and 26 people are reported missing. About half of Hokkaido’s 5.3 million residents were without power Friday. Residents
07 Sep 2018
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Earthquake strikes Japan

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit the city of Osaka, Japan, 18 June, killing four people and injuring hundreds more. More than 100,000 homes were left without gas and water while around 170,000 were left without power. In addition, people were trapped in elevators, traffic came to a halt for the
21 Jun 2018
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Japan District youth discuss peace at quadrennial convention

“Peace Be With You,” the Japan District's quadrennial Nazarene Youth International Convention was held September 16 to 19 in Hiroshima, Japan. The event allowed attendees to reflect on the topic of peace from a biblical and historical perspective. Organizers were expecting a maximum of 50 attendees,
26 Sep 2016
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Asia-Pacific Region experiences multiple earthquakes

Multiple earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks rocked the western side of the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire last week. Japan (two quakes), Myanmar (6.9), and Vanuatu (6.4), were the most heavily affected. "Here at the Nazarene World Mission Communications center in Manila, Philippines, we are closely
15 Apr 2016
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Global NYI Council makes historic visit to Japan

For the first time, the Global Nazarene Youth International Council met in Japan for its annual meeting. Regional youth coordinators and staff from the Global NYI Office met January 15 to 19 at the Japan District Office to talk about how the young people of this generation can join God’s mission in
28 Jan 2016
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Japan: Board of General Superintendents urges Nazarenes to pray

The Board of General Superintendents joins with other Christian leaders around the world in again calling our constituencies to prayer. We urge Nazarenes to intercede for the Japanese people. We further urge Christians to lift up workers involved in compassionate ministry and service to those
18 Mar 2011
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