World Report

Reports of Thankfulness at Chile Camp Meeting

February 21, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded on Sunday, and the following report of the final services was received.

As we arrived for the last teaching of the camp meeting on Friday morning, the choir was in place and began the prelude by singing two spiritual classics: “Almost Persuaded” and “I Want to Be a Worker.”

Following...

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Walking in the Light at Chile Camp Meeting

February 18, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

A second report of the ongoing Chile camp meeting has been received, and tells of wonderful music, testimonies, messages, and prayer.

The Chile camp meeting continued on Wednesday with a morning teaching, which was preceded by a time of prayer. For the prelude, the choir sang “Joy and Light” and “Holy Spirit Descend.” Following the congregational singing and prayer, several gave inspiring testimonies. Then a male vocalist sang the ...

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Sweet Prayer Highlights Chile Camp Meeting

February 14, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The annual Chile camp meeting began on Sunday, February 9, in Chimbarongo. Representing the Portland headquarters is Elvido Ortiz of the Bronx, and John and Ana Wyatt Sr. of Brooklyn, New York. They sent this report of the first few days of activities.

Camp meeting 2020 started with a vibrant Sunday school session. The lesson was taught by Eladio Retamal, the pastor of our church in Limavida, and focused ...

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Wholly Following Jesus at Chile Camp Meeting

February 19, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting continued Tuesday through Friday with Bible teachings in the mornings and evangelistic services in the evenings. Our team (Sam and Shade Ajayi, Rachel Boyce, Cynthia Fasola, Catey Hinkle, and Savannah Lee) sent the following report.

On Tuesday morning, an inspiring teaching on salvation was given by Eladio Retamal-Vasquez, the pastor from Limavida, Peru. He said sin separates us from God, but through the Blood of...

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Excited for Chile Camp Meeting

February 14, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The annual Chile camp meeting began in Chimbarongo on Sunday, February 10, with six from North America attending. Led by Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, the team of six includes his wife Shade, Catey Hinkle, and Savannah Lee all of Portland, Oregon, as well as Rachel Boyce of Dallas, Oregon, and Cynthia Fasola of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

The team is excited to be among the saints in Chile and...

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A Special Service in Rauco, Chile

March 2, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Following the Chile camp meeting in Chimbarongo, Sam Ajayi, director of South America work, and his wife, Shade, led the saints in distributing literature on the streets of Rauco, a town about thirty miles south. Then, on Sunday, February 25, they joined our Rauco congregation for a combined service.

They began with Sunday school taught by Israel Gajardo-Monardes, the Chile District Superintendent. He gave the quarter review on Bible heroes of old, ...

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As Chile Camp Meeting Concludes, God is Still Touching Lives

February 22, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded Sunday, February 18, with the final few days including an ordinance service and a farewell lunch. Shade Ajayi and Jayne Ortiz sent this report of the weekend’s activities:

On Friday we had the last teaching of the camp meeting, and the topic was evangelism. The preacher expounded on our individual and collective responsibilities ...

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Testimonies Reveal God Is Working in Chile

February 19, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting continued this past week with morning Bible teachings and evening evangelistic services. Two from our team, Josephine McElveen and Jayne Ortiz, sent this report of the meetings:

The Tuesday Bible Teaching opened with consecrated prayer and singing as the Holy Spirit prepared our hearts to receive His Word. There were many inspiring testimonies including one from a young lady who said she has learned to...

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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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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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