World Report

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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Romanians Build as Work Continues to Grow

October 10, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and his wife, Rodica, along with their mothers, Edna Musgrave and Viorica Marincus, left on October 2 for a two-week mission trip to Romania. Since their arrival, the four have been visiting our southern Romania church locations.

They first went to Bucharest where our headquarters church is located and where Gheorghei Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent, is the pastor. There, they toured a nearly...

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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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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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Home Visits in Romania Reveal Tender Hearts

April 21, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Romania made two more home visits in the Pascani area yesterday and then traveled south, making three more home visits, before joining the saints at our Rimnicu Sarat location for an evening church service. Harlan Lee sent this report of the day:

We first went to Soci to see the extended Simonescu family, whom I had visited twice previously. There was a good response from all. One of the men...

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Sharing the Riches of Christ in Romania

April 19, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Romania continues to meet with families and congregations among the villages in the Pascani area, and Harlan Lee has sent this report of the past three days:

On Saturday, we went to Humulesti where fifty to sixty gathered in a two-room house for a church service. Thirty in the group were born again, and among those, several had taken a stand against the Romanian Orthodox Church...

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The Gospel Expands Among Romanian Villages

April 18, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Romania has now been to thirteen locations meeting with anywhere from one to fifty people at each. Harlan Lee sent this report of Friday’s activities:

We had a good, but busy day. Our first stop was Miclauseni, about twenty miles south of Pascani, to see a Jewish brother, Mihia. We were glad to find that he is well, though he has struggled financially this past year....

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