World Report

Many Visitors at Combined Meeting in France

August 8, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Yesterday, Debbie and I attended Sunday services at our Paris location. It was our third time to worship with the saints there, and each time, we have seen new faces added to the congregation.

We have two groups in France: the one in Paris and another in Troyes. Several from the latter group joined us for a combined meeting. In addition, to the delight of the Paris group, many local visitors...

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18 Water Baptized at UK Camp Meeting

July 30, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I, along with three hundred others, have enjoyed the United Kingdom camp meeting. This year, there was an international feel with delegates attending from several countries around the world. These included Botswana, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Nigeria, Spain, and the United States. In addition, from within the United Kingdom, delegates came from England, Scotland, and Wales.

We were blessed by a full schedule of...

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Romania Work Continues to Grow

June 9, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave continued visiting locations in Romania this past week, accompanied by Ted Bora and Gheorghei Macovei. They made several more church and home visits near Pascani in northeastern Romania before traveling to the western and then southwestern borders to visit some of our churches in those areas.

Brother John wrote with more information...

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Three New Churches in Romania

June 5, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, left for Bucharest on Tuesday. Since his arrival, he has been traveling with Gheorghei Macovei and Ted Bora, the Eastern and Western Romania District Superintendents respectively, participating in church services and making home visits.

On Wednesday, they enjoyed an evening service at our Bucharest church where Brother Gheorghei is the pastor. At this location, the congregation is anticipating the completion of a new church building...

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Scandinavia Celebrates Easter with Camp Meeting

April 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Scandinavia Camp Meeting, which coincides annually with the Easter season, began on Wednesday, April 12, with the theme of “Am I a Good Neighbor?” As in previous years, the event was held at the Ognatun campground in Norway. Saints traveled from near and far to attend, coming from Denmark, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Among the visitors were Tom Pricskett of Portland, Oregon, who was the...

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A New Church and Two Saved in Romania

January 15, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee of Roseburg, Oregon, is in Romania for a two-week stay, during which time he plans to visit several of our churches as well as make home visits. He arrived in Buchurest on Tuesday and was met by Gheorghei Macovei and Ted Bora, the Eastern and Western District Superintendents of Romania, who will accompany him during the trip. Brother Ted will also...

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Larger Accommodations Sought as Work in Pascani Expands

October 24, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Over the weekend, our team in Romania continued visiting families and congregations in the towns neighboring the city of Pascani. Their first stop was to Sodomeni, where they looked at a building for sale, which could serve as a church for the growing congregation there. Then they went to Bratulesti and met with two Gammon families. They learned that these families had recently inherited a house that they hope to convert...

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Rejoicing in What God Is Doing in Romania

October 21, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, the Director of Romania Work, arrived in Romania yesterday, where he has already met up with Benjamin Clapa of our Portland congregation. The two will be visiting several of our churches in Romania, accompanied by Gheorghei Macovei and Ted Bora, District Superintendents of Eastern and Western Romania. Brother John sent this report of the first few days:

I arrived in Bucharest yesterday at 1:30 p.m. and was met...

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Twenty-five Water Baptized at U.K. Camp

August 2, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The United Kingdom Camp Meeting concluded on Sunday. Brother Bill McKibben sent this report of the final services:

The camp meeting finished on a high note. On Saturday the saints gathered to celebrate the ordinances of the Lord's Supper and Foot Washing. It was a great time of blessing for all. Afterward we enjoyed a barbecue lunch. Then we came together again, this time to rejoice at the baptism of twenty-five new ...

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Showers of Blessings at the U.K. Camp Meeting

July 29, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The United Kingdom Camp Meeting began on Saturday evening, July 23, in Wales. Delegates representing ten different countries are in attendance, numbering between four and five hundred each service. Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife, Lori, are there representing headquarters. Brother Bill sent this report of the opening services:

The theme for the camp meeting this year is “Showers of Blessings” and a spirit of anticipation was...

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