World Report

10 Receive Salvation in the Dominican Republic

February 6, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Tim DeBusk, Director of Eastern Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa, recently returned from visiting our churches in the Dominican Republic, and gave this report of their trip:

We arrived on Tuesday, January 28, and the next evening had the privilege to visit the Km 13 de Las Americas church in the capital city of Santo Domingo. The church service was led by Andres Bido, the pastor, and was...

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Jamaicans Testify that God Provides, Guides, Protects, and Heals

February 5, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington, accompanied by Blessing Adaramola, Ade Asaya, and Lara Rosen, visited four more of our churches in Jamaica this past week and sent this report of their activities.

Tuesday evening we traveled into a remote part of the interior of Jamaica to Crofts Hill where our little white church overlooks a valley. To begin the meeting, we had an enthusiastic time of singing, including the song...

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Jamaicans Praise God in Song and Testimony

January 29, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington of Sacramento, California, are in Jamaica visiting our congregations there. They are accompanied by Blessing Adaramola of Pullman, Washington, Ade Asaya of Portland, Oregon, and Lara Rosen of Los Angeles, California. They sent this report of their first services:

On January 26, a beautiful Sunday morning, we traveled along a winding road through the mountains to where our little church in Troy is set nestled on ...

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Caribbean Camp Meeting Brings Joy

July 24, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Eastern Caribbean camp meeting was held Sunday through Friday, July 14-19. Following is a report of the week’s activities.

Delegates arrived from Barbados, St. Eustatius, St. John, St. Maarten, and Tortola to join the saints in Smith Bay, St. Thomas, for the camp meeting.

In the opening service, Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, welcomed everyone, and later gave the first message. Taking his text from Hebrews 11:1-4, he spoke on “A...

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40 Years at Tichbourne Celebrated in Barbados

June 21, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The brethren in Saint Michael, Barbados, held four days of special meetings beginning on Sunday, June 16, to commemorate forty years at the Tichbourne Road location. Michael Anthony, Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, and his wife, Monica, were present for the anniversary celebration.

The theme for the meetings was taken from 2 Kings 4:24, “Slack not thy riding.” Brother Michael spoke on this during the first service on Sunday. He reminded the...

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Envisioned Church a Reality on St. Maarten

March 19, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Saturday, our team in the Caribbean traveled to St. Maarten in the Netherland Antilles for the dedication of the nearly completed Bishop Hill church.

As with the previous two islands that we visited in recent days, St. Maarten was also struck by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Some of the saints on the island lost their homes, and our rented church facility in Sucker Garden was completely destroyed. In...

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Road Town Rebuilds in Time for 25th Anniversary

March 18, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I continue in the Caribbean, traveling with Tim DeBusk, Director of the Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa; Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, and his wife, Monica; and Deivys Pichardo, the Dominican Republic District Superintendent. On Thursday, March 14, we took a ferry from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to Tortola, British Virgin Islands, arriving in the early afternoon. We had lunch and then toured ...

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Arrival at Caribbean Headquarters in Smith Bay, St. Thomas

March 14, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are on the Island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. After uneventful red-eye flights, we arrived early Tuesday afternoon, March 12, along with Tim DeBusk, Director of Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa. We were greeted by Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, with his wife, Monica, and enjoyed dinner together.

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Change of Leadership in the Dominican Republic

February 6, 2019

On Sunday, February 3, at the Dominican Republic Apostolic Faith headquarters church in La Romana, District Superintendent Gledwin Mills announced that he is retiring as leader of the Dominican Republic work, with Reverend Deivys Pichardo (pictured above, with his wife and three children) appointed to fill that role.

A letter from Superintendent General Darrel Lee was read in Spanish at the meeting, stating, “The faithful service of Brother Mills is deeply appreciated. ...

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Praises Ring Out in Jamaica

February 5, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

A team to Jamaica arrived in Kingston on Saturday evening, January 12, and immediately traveled to Castleton, a town in the mountains, to the home of Rohan Clough, who leads our work in Jamaica. He and his wife Charmaine had offered to host the team for the duration of their stay. This included Mark Worthington, his wife Rosemary, and David Budean, all of Sacramento, California, as well as Balu Ajanaku and...

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