World Report

Century Camp Meeting Commemorates 60 Years

July 30, 2018

The Apostolic Faith camp meeting held July 22-29 in Century, Florida, commemorated the sixtieth camp meeting of the United States Southern and Eastern District. Attendees from branch churches throughout these districts came for this diamond camp meeting, and the enthusiasm was evident from the very first service.

The opening Sunday morning service began with the choir singing “I Lift My Hands in Total Praise to You.” Lisa Pressley sang “O, I Want to See...

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Hempstead Dedicates New Location in Oceanside, New York

June 11, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I traveled to New York on Wednesday in anticipation of the Sunday, June 10, dedication of our church in Oceanside, which is a few miles from Hempstead. Having outgrown that location in recent years, the Lord provided the congregation with the opportunity to acquire this church last year.

The dedication was preceded by a weekend of special meetings, including evangelistic services on Thursday and Friday, and a concert on...

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Hempstead Christmas Events

February 22, 2018

The Apostolic Faith Church in Hempstead, New York, marked the Christmas season with two programs celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, including a Christmas concert by the choir and orchestra and a drama presentation.

The concert was comprised of vocalists and instrumentalists of all ages, and began with a rendition of “Carol of the Drum,” followed by a piano number, “Christmastime Is Here.” The audience was delighted as the choir majestically sang “Awake...

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Inspiring Music and Messages at Midwest Camp Meeting

August 9, 2017

Midwest camp meeting began with registration at the Pinecrest Camp and Conference Center in Fredericktown, Missouri, on Tuesday, August 1. The rented campground was filled to capacity, and it was good to see so many regular attendees as well as a large number of first-timers.

Bible Teachings were held Wednesday through Friday mornings with the theme of “Upcoming World Events.” On Wednesday, Charles Schleicher, pastor in Madison, Wisconsin, spoke on “The Rapture of the Church...

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A Blessed Week at Century Camp Meeting

July 30, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bob and Cheryl Downey have sent another report from the Century camp meeting, detailing this past week’s activities.

The blessings of the Lord continued to flow at Century camp meeting, and by midweek, more people began to arrive for the duration. During the evening services, the sound of singing filled the tabernacle, and the congregation often sang along with the vocal specials. Many...

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Century Camp Meeting Begins!

July 24, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Century, Florida, camp meeting began on Sunday, July 23, with a good turnout from the Apostolic Faith churches in the southern and eastern United States. Bob Downey, Director of North America Work, and his wife, Cheryl, are there representing Portland, and have written that they enjoyed a great time with the saints on the first day of the camp meeting. They sent the following report:

The Sunday morning...

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First Ever Sunday Service in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

June 2, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

A group of saints in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who have been commuting to our church in Chicago, Illinois (now Worth, Illinois) for years, rejoiced this past Sunday as a morning worship service was held for the first time in Milwaukee. This report of the event was sent by one of the saints from Worth:

Rain could not dampen the enthusiasm of the saints from Worth, as we arrived in Milwaukee for the first...

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Woodlake Special Meetings

May 22, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I have been in Woodlake, California, for special meetings, which began on Friday with a theme of “Be Revived; Be Restored; Be Renewed.”

The Friday night service was packed with representatives attending from our California branch churches in Eureka, Los Angeles, Richmond, Sacramento, and Tehachapi. The Woodlake pastor, David Lambert, opened the service and then Steve Hopper directed what he called a “mass choir” that filled the space in front...

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