World Report

Blessings Abound in Peru

August 9, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Cajamarca (Sam and Shade Ajayi, Catey Hinkle, and Sarah Walden) enjoyed the remaining services of the Peru camp meeting, which concluded on Sunday, August 4. They sent this report, written by Sister Sarah, telling how the Lord blessed.

The Peru camp meeting has been a blessing through and through! We have enjoyed fellowship with the saints of God, learning from God’s Word, singing praises ...

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Joy in the Camp!

August 1, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The 2019 Peru camp meeting began on Sunday, July 28, in the city of Cajamarca with four in attendance from the Portland headquarters. Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, are accompanied by Catey Hinkle and Sarah Walden.They have sent this report of the opening days, written by Sister Sarah.

We have had a very blessed camp meeting in Peru thus far, with brothers and...

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Sunday School Grows in Iquitos, Peru

May 8, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Before leaving Peru, Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife Shade, visited our church in Punchana, Iquitos, for Sunday services. They sent this report of their visit.

The annual torrents of rain had come to Iquitos, and in their wake the usual flooding. Though this year the flooding was not as severe, our church was not spared. It is near where a major sewage line empties...

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Strengthening Sunday School in South America

May 6, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

After leaving Brazil, Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, traveled to Cajamarca, the headquarters for our churches in Peru. The purpose for going was to make improvements to the Sunday school program, including enabling better access to materials, stressing the spiritual qualifications for effective teaching, and providing more training. Brother Sam sent this report of their visit.

After arriving in Cajamarca,...

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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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