World Report

Limavida Church Dedicated to God's Glory

February 21, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Following the Chile camp meeting, Sam and Shade Ajayi traveled to Limavida for the dedication of our church there. They said that during the two-hour drive north, they passed mile after mile of fire damage caused by the recent wildfires in Chile. They had heard about the destruction in the testimonies at the Chile camp meeting, but in seeing it firsthand they wrote, “It was indeed very extensive. We are...

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One Is Baptized as Chile Camp Meeting Concludes

February 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded this past Sunday, and our team there sent this report of the final weekend of activities:

On Friday morning the last teaching of the camp meeting was given on consecration. With the story of Ruth as a foundation, it was emphasized that a deep consecration is necessary to have a meaningful and deep relationship with the Lord. The teaching was followed...

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Jamaicans Enthusiastic about the Gospel

February 16, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

A team of eight from the United States recently returned from Jamaica where they spent ten days visiting the saints among our churches there. Those who went were Mark Worthington (pastor in St. Louis, Missouri) with his wife, Rosemary, and family members Mikayla Worthington and Chris, Jillian, and Julianne Luka (all from Portland, Oregon). Deborah Brenner (also of Portland) and Esther Oyedokun (of Chicago, Illinois) joined as well.

The team arrived...

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Chile Camp Meeting Leads to Deeper Consecrations

February 14, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Chimbarongo has sent this report from the Chile camp meeting of the Wednesday and Thursday services, written by Carrie Keju and Yvonne Sletmoe Wilson who attended the camp meeting last year as well:

We are so enjoying Chile camp meeting 2017! It’s very good to be back in Chimbarongo. Over the past year we have kept in touch with many here, so returning truly was just...

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Chile Evening of Music Honors the Memory of Two

February 10, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting continued on Monday with an evening of music. Two of our team from the United States (Jayne Ortiz and Yvonne Sletmoe Wilson) sent this report of the event as well as Tuesday’s services:

This year the evening of music was held in honor of Ana Maria González Valenzuela and Manuel Alejandro Gutiérrez Herrera, two saints from Chimbarongo who passed away in December. Many among their family...

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The Lord Undertakes as Camp Meeting Begins in Chile

February 8, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Last week, Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, traveled to Chimbarongo for the Chile camp meeting, which began this past Sunday, February 5. They had expected to be joined by a team of eight from the United States (Andres and Zaida Mercedes and Elvido and Jayne Ortiz of the Bronx, New York; Dial and Carrie Keju of Washington, D.C; and Duane and Yvonne Wilson of...

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Wharton Year-End Retreat

February 1, 2017

The end-of-the-year activities at the Apostolic Faith Church in Wharton, New Jersey, included a Christmas musical and skit titled “For Unto Us a Child Is Born” on December 18, and a three-day retreat from December 30 to January 1. The Christmas musical began with the congregation singing Christmas carols, followed by the instrumentalists playing “Symphony No. 36” by Mickel Rondeau. Victoria Timbilla, from the elementary class, gave a recitation about the...

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Focusing on the Lord in the Dominican Republic

January 31, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Tim and Lisa DeBusk continued this past weekend with their visit to the saints in the Dominican Republic. They reported that on Saturday a pastor’s meeting was held, and though many had to travel two or more hours to attend, about seventy-five came to the meeting. Afterwards, lunch was served, and everyone enjoyed a time of fellowship before returning to their various church locations.

The DeBusks attended Sunday services at our...

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