World Report

Blessings abound at Peru Camp Meeting

August 8, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

As the camp meeting in Peru continued Tuesday through Sunday, we received this report of the services from our United States representatives:

With the Peru camp meeting fully underway, the enthusiasm expressed by the saints in Peru for wanting to learn more of God´s Word is both evident and inspiring.

Tuesday morning began with the prayer service for those prayer requests submitted earlier, as well as for the camp meetings...

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A Joyous Start to Peru Camp Meeting

August 2, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The annual Peru camp meeting held in Cajamarca began on Sunday, July 29, with the theme of “Speak, Lord; For Thy Servant Heareth.” A team attending from the United States includes Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade; Josephine McElveen, pastor of the Washington D.C. church, and her son, Corey; and Elvido Ortiz, a minister from the Bronx, New York, church. Brother Corey sent this report of...

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A Vibrant Sunday School Outreach in Iquitos, Peru

May 16, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, have been in Peru this past week. Brother Sam sent this report of their activities:

In preparation for the upcoming Peru camp meeting, scheduled for July 29 through August 5 in Cajamarca, I met in Chiclayo with Augustin Quiroz, the Peru District Superintendent, and three pastors from the mountainous region surrounding Cajamarca. Our time together was very profitable and encouraging. ...

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Peruvian Effort is an Inspiration

August 15, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

As the Peru camp meeting came to a close on Sunday, August 6, our team in Cajamarca sent this report of the final days.

Saturday was spent visiting three of our branch churches in the mountains. We left around ten in the morning and headed to our Bella Vista church. Taking a “combi” (van) over some very rough roads, we arrived in the vicinity about ninety minutes later. We were impressed...

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Many Come Forward for Prayer in Peru

August 10, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

As the Peru camp meeting continued on Thursday and Friday of last week, our team in Cajamarca sent this update of the services:

On Thursday, Sam Ajayi presented the Bible teaching on consecration using the example of Hannah, taken from 1 Samuel 1:20-28. Hannah prayed for a son and then brought the child, Samuel, to the Temple, dedicating him to the Lord. Brother Sam emphasized that after salvation, consecration is necessary for ...

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Reports of God’s Goodness at Peru Camp Meeting

August 5, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Cajamarca continues to enjoy participating in the Peru camp meeting, and has sent this report of Tuesday and Wednesday’s activities.

The Tuesday evening service opened with prayer requests, followed by a violin and guitar duet of “Amazing Grace” and “Life is Like a Mountain Railroad.” After the congregational singing, a woman from Yanna Concha, and another from San Luis, testified to God’s saving and keeping grace. Before the message, ...

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Testimonies Inspire at Peru Camp Meeting

August 3, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Peru Camp Meeting began this past Sunday, July 30, with a theme of “Let us fall now into the hands of Jehovah.” Representing the Portland headquarters is Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, along with Steve and Merrill Mixer, and their daughter and son-in-law, Justin and Erin Green, who brought a recent blessing with them—eight-month-old Evora Ester. The team sent this report of the...

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Apostolic Faith Church Formally Established in Guadalupe

August 16, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

A team of four (Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, his wife, Shade, Cynthia Fasola of Calgary, Alberta, and Catey Hinkle of Portland, Oregon) arrived in Guadalupe, Peru on Thursday, August 11. After checking in at their hotel, they proceeded right to the church where a meal had been prepared for them. Augustin Quiroz, the overseer of our work in Peru, was waiting to greet them, as well as Rogelio...

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Many Blessed, but God Has the Full Account

August 12, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The final service of the Peru camp meeting was held this past Sunday. Here is the report sent by our team:

Our concluding Sunday in Peru began with an inspiring Sunday school lesson taught by Sister Violeta of our Cajamarca church. It was clear that the Sunday school workshop was a great success, as all the major points of the lesson were well emphasized. This was the main meeting of the morning,...

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Espina Amarilla Church Dedicated in Peru

August 11, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Peru participated in the dedication service of our church in Espina Amarilla on Saturday, and sent this report:

We left our hotel at 11:00 Saturday morning to begin a 2.5 hour bus ride to our church in Espina Amarilla. Thirty of us were on the bus, including the out-of-town visitors from Canada, Chile, the U.S., Iquitos and Guadalupe, Peru, as well as a few from the local churches of Bella...

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