Duties. The principal duties of the regions are to:

Implement the mission of the Church of the Nazarene through the pioneer areas, districts, and institutions;

Develop regional awareness, fellowship, and strategies to fulfill the Great Commission, bringing district and institutional representatives together periodically for planning, prayer, and inspiration;

Nominate persons to the General Assembly and Global
Conventions for elections to the General Board;

In harmony with Manual provisions, to establish and maintain schools and colleges or other institutions;

Be authorized to recruit and screen missionary candidates from the region in accordance with policy (345.3);

Plan Regional Advisory Council meetings and conferences for the region;

Facilitate National Boards as stipulated in paragraphs 344 and 345.3.