World Report

Philippines Online Youth Camp Meeting

November 17, 2020

On November 4-7, the Apostolic Faith churches in the Philippines held their twenty-third youth camp meeting online. The theme was “The Fruit-Bearing Christian,” and it was coordinated by Christopher Mendoza, pastor of our church in Bulacan, Philippines.

The Wednesday service began with the young people enthusiastically singing worship songs glorifying God and welcoming His presence. It was evident that the young people were ready for revival and feeding on God’s Word during the next...

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Durganagar Congregation Thankful for Flood Relief

November 16, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The congregation in Durganagar, India, received much needed relief after heavy rains caused flooding and damaged crops throughout the Visakhapatnam District where the church is located.

Raju Rayudu, District Superintendent of Andhra Pradesh State, coordinated the effort, having received funds through the Portland headquarters. After purchases were made, the saints were invited to the church where a team of Gospel workers was waiting to distribute blankets, towels, and food parcels. ...

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Minneapolis Online Special Meetings

November 4, 2020

For the first time ever, the Upper Midwest special meetings held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on October 9-11 were held online through Zoom and livestreamed to YouTube. In spite of the challenges and through much prayer, God worked in miraculous ways to bring honor and praise to His Name. The theme for the weekend was “I Stand Redeemed,” and the theme verse was Isaiah 51:11, “Therefore the redeemed of the Lord ...

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Victorious Virtual Camp Meeting in Australia

October 7, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Australia camp meeting, held annually in Sydney, was conducted online this year. Though it was preceded by some uncertainty as to how the blessings of the past could be experienced in such a different setting, it was a great success.

Apart from the Australian brethren who joined from various locations in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, and Queensland, some were also from Canada, Namibia, Nigeria,...

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Calgary Tenth Anniversary Meetings

September 29, 2020

The tenth anniversary celebration for the Apostolic Faith Church in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was held on September 4-6, 2020, at the Victory Bible College in Calgary. Attendees came from within Calgary, Lethbridge, and Edmonton, Alberta, as well as Winnipeg, Manitoba. There were also online attendees from various time zones around the world, and all the services were streamed via Zoom and YouTube. The theme of the celebration was taken from Psalm ...

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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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Illinois Pastor of Thirty-One Years Retires

September 22, 2020

Karen Storey announced her retirement from pastoring on Sunday, September 20, during the morning service at Worth, Illinois. She faithfully pastored in the Murphysboro and Chicago (now Worth), Illinois, churches for the past thirty-one years. We are thankful for the years of service she and her husband, Eddie, have devoted to the work of the Lord. They are now making plans to...

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Wharton Special Meetings

September 21, 2020

Online special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Wharton, New Jersey, from Sunday, August 16, through Sunday, August 23, with a limited number of people attending in person. The theme verse was taken from Revelation 22:12, “Behold, I come quickly.” The opening service began with an instrumental ensemble playing “He the Pearly Gates Will Open,” followed by “Fairest Lord Jesus” with “He Is Coming Again.” A vocal solo, “When We See ...

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