World Report

Listening for God at Chile Camp Meeting

February 14, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

This year’s Chile camp meeting began on Sunday, February 11. Sam Ajayi, the Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, are there along with Josephine McElveen, pastor of our Washington D.C. church, as well as Elvido and Jayne Ortiz of the Bronx, New York. Sister Jayne and Sister Shade sent this report of the opening day and annual concert:

As we arrived and met the saints in...

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Philippines Grads Exhorted to Align to God’s Purpose

February 12, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill and Lori McKibben continued in the Philippines this past week, and on Wednesday, Brother Bill had the opportunity to speak at the Central Luzon State University Baccalaureate service. With over six hundred graduates present in addition to parents, faculty, and staff, he exhorted the audience to align their personal visions with the vision and purposes of God who created them. The speech appeared to be well received, and we pray...

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Dominican Republic Installation Letter

February 7, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

As was reported earlier, this past Sunday at the Dominican Republic headquarters church in La Romana, an installation service for the newly appointed Dominican Republic Supervisor and new Board members was held. The full English text of the letter read during the installation service is below. After the public reading of the letter in Spanish, the new appointees were formally installed. ...

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Installation Service in the Dominican Republic

February 7, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Tim DeBusk, Director of Eastern Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa, left for the Dominican Republic this past week. They arrived on Tuesday, January 30, and were welcomed by several, including Gledwin Mills, the newly appointed District Superintendent.

The purpose of their trip is to represent the Portland headquarters and our churches around the world in formally installing Brother Gledwin as the Dominican Republic District Superintendent. He has been serving in...

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Philippines Prayer Meeting Yields Results

February 5, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife, Lori, are in the Philippines. They arrived early Friday morning on the island of Luzon and were met by a small delegation including Zenaida Ruiz, the Philippines District Superintendent. That evening, they attended the prayer meeting and devotional service at the headquarters church in Bagong Sikat where Sister Zenaida is the pastor.

Brother Bill said they were inspired by the message of...

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Progress and Growth in Romania

February 1, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave and Harlan Lee had opportunity to visit several more congregations in Romania this past week, and sent a report of their activities.

On Sunday, they attended the morning meeting at our church in Bucharest where Gheroghei Macovei is the pastor. This was their first time to see the new church since its completion. They said it is a beautiful building that can seat up to eighty people. It is scheduled for a...

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