World Report

A Beautiful Church for Humulesti Saints

September 23, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Georghe Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent, recently returned from a visit to northern Romania and sent a report of the saints in Humulesti. Pastored by Ioan "Boboc" Calus, they are thankful that progress is being made toward constructing a beautiful church building. With the doors and windows recently mounted, and the electrical system now going in, the project is nearing completion.

For several years, the congregation of about forty has...

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Bringing Needs to the Lord in Northeastern Romania

February 24, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee and Jeff Downey have returned from visiting our churches in Romania, and sent this final report from their trip.

We left Ramnicu Sarat on Saturday, accompanied by Ted Bora and Gheorge Macovei, and traveled to the city of Pascani in the northeastern region of Romania. Since 2013, we have been visiting this area and working with missionary Vasile Budeanu to hold cottage meetings in the neighboring thirty-five villages. ...

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Finding Fellowship and Faith in Romania

February 23, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee and Jeff Downey continued in Romania this past week, first participating in the final day of the ministers’ conference on Saturday, and then visiting several of our churches during the week. They sent this report of their activities.

On Saturday, we returned to the Zadareni church for the last day of the ministers’ conference. It began with a time of prayer led by Oliver Zan, the Bulgarus pastor,...

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Romania Minister Conference Reveals Growing Work

February 16, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee of Roseburg, Oregon, and Jeff Downey of Van Buren, Arkansas, are in Romania for a ministers’ conference and to visit some of our churches there. They arrived on Thursday, February 13, and were greeted by several of the saints. Then they were hosted for dinner by Ted Bora, the Western Romania District Superintendent, and his wife and daughter, Emily and Emma Patricia.

The minister conference was held the next...

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One Prays Through as Romania Trip Ends

November 12, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John and Rodica Musgrave, and Harlan and Debbie Lee, have returned from their visit to our churches in Romania, and give this report of their final services there.

On Monday we drove to the Oltenia region of Romania on the southwest border, and the next day attended a service at the Capu Dealului church. The building was full to overflowing with some standing in the entryway, and even out...

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A Sweet Spirit of Fellowship among Romania Saints

November 4, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania work and his wife, Rodica, along with Harlan and Debbie Lee of Roseburg, Oregon, are in Romania visiting our churches.

They arrived in Arad on Thursday, and that evening attended the service at the Sanpetru-German church where Nico Tudor is the pastor. They noted that since their last visit, the building had been repainted, a new sign installed, and a gravel...

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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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