Beliefs + Purpose


El Cajon Church of the Nazarene is a community of believers that has been serving the San Diego area since 1947. We are one of thousands of churches in more than 160 countries that collectively form the Church of the Nazarene. We are deeply committed to reaching the world for Christ and living lives that are totally devoted to Him.

The Church of the Nazarene is an evangelical denomination (click here for a list of our core beliefs) with more than one million members world wide. The ministries of the church include global missions, compassionate ministries, individual local churches, and a number of educational institutions, including Point Loma Nazarene University here in San Diego.



To Encounter God, Equip Ourselves for His Mission and Engage the World with His message of restoration. (Click here to learn more about the ECCN Experience.)