World Report

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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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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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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Six are Water Baptized as Chile Camp Meeting Concludes

February 18, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

We have received a final report of the Chile Camp Meeting. This first account is from Brother Dial who wrote of the ordinance and water baptismal services on Saturday:

At breakfast Saturday everyone was talking about how the week had flown by, but this second-to-the-last day went the fastest yet! Wrapping up the meal, we quickly walked over to the church site and, as usual, found our saints already busily putting things in order for the first...

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