World Report

Blessings Abound in Peru

August 9, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Cajamarca (Sam and Shade Ajayi, Catey Hinkle, and Sarah Walden) enjoyed the remaining services of the Peru camp meeting, which concluded on Sunday, August 4. They sent this report, written by Sister Sarah, telling how the Lord blessed.

The Peru camp meeting has been a blessing through and through! We have enjoyed fellowship with the saints of God, learning from God’s Word, singing praises ...

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Ten Water-Baptized after Joyful Korean Camp Meeting

August 5, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The 2019 Korean camp meeting was held in our Seoul Korea church from August 1-4. Director of Asia Work, Bill McKibben, was there with his wife, Lori, representing the Portland headquarters, and he sends this report:

We arrived safely on Tuesday afternoon and were met by Kim Jeong Min, the Korean District Superintendent. Brother Kim and his wife, Lee Jin Young, were able to attend our Portland camp meeting...

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A Visit to the Saints in Spain and the Netherlands

August 5, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I had a good time this past week meeting with our group in Murcia, Spain. We spent several hours with the main leaders of the group, Yaya Bobo and Femi Oladele, and some members of their respective families.

Brother Yaya is originally from the Republic of Benin and is related to Mathieu Bobo who leads our Paris group. He and his wife, Stella, have three children. Though two were...

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Joy in the Camp!

August 1, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The 2019 Peru camp meeting began on Sunday, July 28, in the city of Cajamarca with four in attendance from the Portland headquarters. Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, are accompanied by Catey Hinkle and Sarah Walden.They have sent this report of the opening days, written by Sister Sarah.

We have had a very blessed camp meeting in Peru thus far, with brothers and...

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Twenty Water-baptized as UK Camp Concludes

July 29, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The United Kingdom (UK) camp meeting came to a close on Sunday, July 28, after a wonderful week of God’s blessings and fellowship through various activities.

During the week, we enjoyed visiting with delegates from Belgium, France, Germany, the Republic of Ireland, Kazakstan, Nigeria, Spain, the United States, and parts of the UK including England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

Bible teachings were held on four mornings with compelling topics such as “Be Ye Reconciled to...

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Caribbean Camp Meeting Brings Joy

July 24, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Eastern Caribbean camp meeting was held Sunday through Friday, July 14-19. Following is a report of the week’s activities.

Delegates arrived from Barbados, St. Eustatius, St. John, St. Maarten, and Tortola to join the saints in Smith Bay, St. Thomas, for the camp meeting.

In the opening service, Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, welcomed everyone, and later gave the first message. Taking his text from Hebrews 11:1-4, he spoke on “A...

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UK Camp Highlights God's Call

July 22, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are at the Cefn Lea Christian Park in Mid-Town Wales enjoying the United Kingdom (U.K.) camp meeting. We arrived on Saturday, July 20, joining 460 others from seven countries. After settling in, we gathered in the dining room for fellowship and our first camp meeting meal–spinach chicken and white rice.

The next morning, Sunday school was followed by a children’s presentation centered on God’s call....

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East Bridgewater Youth Weekend

June 28, 2019

The 2019 annual youth weekend at the Apostolic Faith Church in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, was held from May 31 to June 2. The guest speaker, Aboubacar (Bobby) Toure, the youth leader at the Lafayette Apostolic Faith Church in Brooklyn, New York, came with his wife, Anissa, and their children. Other attendees were present from branch churches in Atlanta, Georgia; Oceanside, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Washington, D.C.; and Wharton, New Jersey. The...

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40 Years at Tichbourne Celebrated in Barbados

June 21, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The brethren in Saint Michael, Barbados, held four days of special meetings beginning on Sunday, June 16, to commemorate forty years at the Tichbourne Road location. Michael Anthony, Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, and his wife, Monica, were present for the anniversary celebration.

The theme for the meetings was taken from 2 Kings 4:24, “Slack not thy riding.” Brother Michael spoke on this during the first service on Sunday. He reminded the...

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