World Report

Romanians Inspire with a Hunger for God

April 16, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Ryan Erdmann and his daughter, Hannah, along with Joel Andersen and his daughter, Charlet, all of Portland, Oregon, are in Romania primarily to visit our churches in the Pascani region.

They arrived on Thursday, April 11, and were met at the airport by Gheorghei Macovei and Ted Bora, the District Superintendents for Eastern and Western Romania, respectively. They went immediately to the Bucharest church where Brother Gheorghei is the pastor, and...

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The Holy Spirit Falls in Romania, Baptizing Thirteen

March 1, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee of Roseburg, Oregon, and Wayne Butler of Port Angeles, Washington, recently returned from Romania where they attended the annual ministers’ conference in Zadareni and also visited many of our churches in the western and southern regions of the country to encourage the saints there. For the first several days, they were joined by Brother Wayne’s daughter Crystal Kinnari of Stavanger, Norway.

The ministers’ conference, which began on Friday,...

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Romanians Rejoice in the Gospel

October 16, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and Joel Andersen of Portland, Oregon, are in Romania for a countrywide visit of our churches there. They arrived in Bucharest on Thursday, October 11, and that evening enjoyed a church service with about thirty of the saints. Afterward, Gheorghei Macovei, the pastor and Eastern Romania District Superintendent, invited them to his house for dinner, and they were treated to Sarmale cu Mamaliga (stuffed cabbage ...

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Fellowship is the Highlight at Bucharest Dedication

May 8, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Sunday morning, Debbie and I, along with John and Rodica Musgrave, attended the dedication service for our church in Bucharest where Gheorghei Macovei is the pastor. The building was filled to capacity as over seventy were in attendance.

We enjoyed several music specials throughout the service including duets, solos, and numbers sung by the youth group and a ladies’ choir. All were accompanied by a keyboard and two guitars....

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A Beautiful New Church for the Saints in Motatei Sat

May 7, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Musgraves, Debbie, and I participated in another church dedication in Romania on Friday, but first we spent part of the day in Craiova, visiting the “Old Town” section of the city where the city hall, courthouse, and other government buildings are located. Several of the streets had been shut off from vehicle traffic, so we enjoyed strolling through the area.

In the afternoon, we drove about forty-five miles southwest of...

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Romanians Rejoicing in the Goodness of God

May 4, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are in Romania with John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and his wife, Rodica, for the dedication of several churches. We arrived Tuesday afternoon in Bucharest and were greeted by Gheorghe Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent. He and his wife, Crina, became our hosts, giving us a tour of Bucharest, which has a population of about 2 million people.

The next evening, we participated in the dedication...

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Progress and Growth in Romania

February 1, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave and Harlan Lee had opportunity to visit several more congregations in Romania this past week, and sent a report of their activities.

On Sunday, they attended the morning meeting at our church in Bucharest where Gheroghei Macovei is the pastor. This was their first time to see the new church since its completion. They said it is a beautiful building that can seat up to eighty people. It is scheduled for a...

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Romanians Experience God’s Healing Power

January 30, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave and Harlan Lee continued visiting locations in Romania this past week, accompanied by Ted Bora and Gheorghei Macovei. On Tuesday they traveled south into the Oltenia region of Romania to visit our churches there.

Their first stop was in Capu Dealului to visit with pastor Nicu Cacalete and his wife, who hosted them for dinner. While there, they toured a nearby piece of property that has been acquired by the...

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Romanian Youth Bear Fruit

January 23, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and Harlan Lee, of Roseburg, Oregon, are in Romania visiting the saints among our churches there. They arrived on Thursday, January 18, and were joined by Ted Bora, the Western Romania District Superintendent, who will interpret for the trip, and Gheorghei Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent. They had just enough time to check into their hotel before heading to an evening service at our...

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A Week of Fellowship with the Saints in Western Romania

October 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Romania (John and Rodica Musgrave, and their mothers, Edna Musgrave and Viorica Marincus) spent the final five days of their trip visiting our locations near the western border.

On Wednesday, October 11, they joined the saints in Sanpetru-German, pastored by Nico Tudor, for an evening service. They enjoyed two music specials provided by a children’s group and a young adult group. Then during the announcements, Gheorghei Macovei...

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