Prescott to speak at Church of the Nazarene service
CAMBRIDGE — The Rev. Robert Prescott will be the guest speaker at the Cambridge Church of the Nazarene at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 29. Prescott is the coordinator of partnerships for Latin America at the Church of the Nazarene Headquarters in the Global Ministry Center, Lenexa, Kan.
Prescott has been serving as a specialized assignment missionary on the Mesoamerica Region. He connects individuals, churches and districts in North America with special needs and mission sites seeking multi-year relationships. He also facilitates directed giving for special mission projects.
Prescott has been coordinating travel and teams to Cuba, where he lived for 11 years in his youth. Recent changes in government regulations permit travel to Cuba for religious purposes, including construction of buildings.
The son of missionaries Lyle and Grace Prescott, he lived in the Caribbean for 19 years and is fluent in Spanish. He majored in religion at Pasadena Nazarene College and did graduate studies at Cornell University. He pastored two churches in Puerto Rico, and planted a Hispanic church in Oxnard, Calif. Prescott traveled to 67 countries during his 14 years with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, guiding crisis response, training national leaders and helping churches reach out to meet local needs.
He is also a public administrator. His secular career was with U.S. and city governments, where he administered housing, community development and disaster relief programs. He and his wife, Bernice, live in Davidsonville, where he served as missions president of the Mid-Atlantic District for 13 years.
Due to the recent fire, the Nazarene Church is meeting at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Cambridge, with 10 a.m. Sunday school and 10:45 a.m. worship. Call 410-228-1592 with any questions or for directions.
REV. ROBERT PRESCOTT