Cooke Road Church of the Nazarene

Growing in God's Word, Loving God in Worship & Sharing Love with Others Columbus, OH
Cooke Road Church of the Nazarene

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1389 E Cooke Rd
Columbus, OH 43224-2061

(614) 447-0550


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Who We Are

A multi-ethnic church in the Northland/Clintonville area where people encounter God. Offer Ablaze for children, small groups for all others, Prayer Redefined, Sunday School and more!

About Us

Creative, Spirit-filled, Casual, Friendly, Multigenerational, Lots of kids

Community Service, Social Justice, Children's Ministry, Young Adults, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Seniors Ministry, Faith and Work

Contemporary, Hillsong-style, Praise and Worship

Church of the Nazarene


English, Spanish


Our Services

What are services like?
We desire to encounter God every Sunday in celebration!

What is the community like?
We reflect the community just as heaven will reflect the nations.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Expect not to be judged but loved.

Leadership View all

Chris Fleece

Chris Fleece

Chris has been married to Buffy since 2001. They have 3 children, Laura, Isaac and Annie. Like most stories with God, He called them to change. Chris was a Mechanical Engineer for 13 years when He nudged them to move. He completed a Master's of Ministry from MVNU and 1 year internship at Shepherd Church of the Nazarene. Since then, he was an Associate Pastor for 2 years at Cooke Road and mentored by Pastor Wesley Frederick before becoming Lead Pastor in March 2012. Buffy is a leader in her own right. Having taught Spanish in Grove City Christian and Columbus City Schools, interned at GCCN, lead numerous Bible Studies and small groups, and was a Children's Pastor at Lifepoint. Chris and Buffy make an excellent team who complement one another.

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