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Serve Nazareth



As the hometown of Jesus, Nazareth holds a special place in the hearts of many. We believe the Lord wants to do great things in Nazareth today.
The SERVE Nazareth ministry connects Christians from around the world with ministries in Jesus’ hometown.  Our goal is to fulfill needs through service, to grow the Kingdom of God in Nazareth, and to grow each participant in Christ.  Our hope is that each person will make a difference in the community, and grow in passion to serve the Lord.
You can join us in this exciting and fulfilling endeavor!
The SERVE Nazareth program is flexible and designed to fit into any schedule.  Our year round program can be 1 to 6 months and is suitable for anyone desiring to serve.  Our 12-week summer program is ideal for students and internships.


Group SERVE focuses on creating opportunities for Christian groups to come and serve in Nazareth. SERVE Nazareth can offer a variety of ministry projects from building and renovation, to children’s camps, prayer walking, or relational ministry.  We take care of everything from food, lodging and placements to cultural preparation and guidance from 2 to 21 days.
We strive to make serving in Nazareth fulfilling, enjoyable and suitable for everyone. 


The vision of the SERVE Nazareth programme is to glorify God by bringing Christians from around the world together in service, to encourage the body of Christ in Nazareth and equip people for future ministry.


The aim of SERVE Nazareth is to grow our interns into mighty men and women of God.

All prospective interns should be devoted followers of Christ who are over age 18. They should have a desire to SERVE abroad and a servant heart.

The SERVE Nazareth Associate programme is for devoted Christians beyond college age, who have hearts for service. It is preferred that applicants have previous cross cultural ministry experience, but it is not essential.

With our internship, associate and group opportunities, we have something for everyone!

Our internship is available three times each year, during the summer (June to August), winter (January to March) and autumn (September to November).

Associates can choose their time from 1 - 6 months, year round and groups should contact us for booking availability.

Internship applications close 2 months before arrival in Nazareth, so on 25th March, 1 November and 1 July.

Associate applications must also be submitted at least 2 months before the intended arrival.

Groups need to send in their applications at least 3 months before their intended arrival. Early applications are always welcome!

If you have any questions to ask please contact SERVE Nazareth Administration at [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!

Your schedule is based around 2 placements, each for two days per week. In addition to this, we have chapel services and assign each volunteer to a church placement one evening a week.

The last day is spent in teaching and spiritual development for our volunteers, pouring into them as they give out to others in service.

You will live on the Nazareth Hospital campus. Our apartments are split for male and female participants, and are spacious with common rooms available.

The Hospital is a few minutes walk from the town centre of Nazareth and the historic old city. You will soon become integrated into the local culture as part of your SERVE Nazareth experience!

The Nazareth Trust is a nonprofit organization working with the local community in Nazareth and its environs. Participating in the SERVE Nazareth programme or any other volunteer programme held by the Nazareth Trust is done on one's own responsibility and is subject to the terms set by the Nazareth Trust.

Volunteers interested in taking part in such a voluntary programme do so of their own free will and at their own risk. The Nazareth Trust will not be held liable or responsible for the volunteers, their belongings, or any event that might occur during the programme or following it.

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