World Report

Espina Amarilla Church Dedicated in Peru

August 11, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Peru participated in the dedication service of our church in Espina Amarilla on Saturday, and sent this report:

We left our hotel at 11:00 Saturday morning to begin a 2.5 hour bus ride to our church in Espina Amarilla. Thirty of us were on the bus, including the out-of-town visitors from Canada, Chile, the U.S., Iquitos and Guadalupe, Peru, as well as a few from the local churches of Bella...

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Many Testify of God’s Healing Power in Peru

August 10, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Peru sent this report of the services held on Thursday and Friday:

Thursday:
Our Thursday morning service began with a prayer meeting as usual. To open it, Maria Ramos from our church in Bella Vista, Combayo, led everyone in several choruses. Then requests were read, including for healings, the family of our late Brother Jose Arribasplata, and God’s blessing on the upcoming church...

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Another is Saved in Peru Meetings!

August 8, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

This second report has come from our team in Peru, giving the account of the Tuesday and Wednesday services:

Tuesday:
The Peru camp meeting continued Tuesday morning with a prayer meeting. It began with Eladio Vasquez leading the congregation in a chorus. Then Sam Ajayi read John 14:13 and urged all in attendance to bring their requests to the Lord, believing that “whatsoever” is asked in His Name, God...

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God’s Spirit Flows Unhindered at South Korea Camp Meeting

August 8, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The South Korea camp meeting concluded yesterday after a week of services. Headquarters was represented by Bob Bishop, pastor of our church in Richmond, California, and his wife, Brenda.

Brother Bob wrote that they had an outstanding camp meeting with very good attendance. He said there was an amazing spirit of unity, allowing the Spirit of God to flow unhindered. As a result, several...

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2016 Peru Camp Meeting Begins in Cajamarca

August 3, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our churches in Peru began their third annual camp meeting on Sunday, July 31, in Cajamarca. Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work is there with his wife, Shade. In addition, four others are present from North America: Larry Buckland and Catey Hinkle of Portland, Oregon; Cynthia Fasola of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Steve Hopper of Woodlake, California. A video of the evening of music and a report of their arrival...

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Twenty-five Water Baptized at U.K. Camp

August 2, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The United Kingdom Camp Meeting concluded on Sunday. Brother Bill McKibben sent this report of the final services:

The camp meeting finished on a high note. On Saturday the saints gathered to celebrate the ordinances of the Lord's Supper and Foot Washing. It was a great time of blessing for all. Afterward we enjoyed a barbecue lunch. Then we came together again, this time to rejoice at the baptism of twenty-five new ...

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Showers of Blessings at the U.K. Camp Meeting

July 29, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The United Kingdom Camp Meeting began on Saturday evening, July 23, in Wales. Delegates representing ten different countries are in attendance, numbering between four and five hundred each service. Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife, Lori, are there representing headquarters. Brother Bill sent this report of the opening services:

The theme for the camp meeting this year is “Showers of Blessings” and a spirit of anticipation was...

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God Blesses the Eastern Caribbean Camp Meeting

July 23, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The choir sang “Praise Him! Praise Him!” as the Eastern Caribbean camp meeting began on Sunday, July 10, at the new headquarters church in Smith Bay, St. Thomas.

During the announcements, Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, noted that this was the first camp meeting to be held in St. Thomas in over thirty-two years—fulfilling a dream of the past leadership.

The large crowd that had gathered included over 120 delegates...

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Midwest Youth Camp

July 21, 2016

by Shannon McCarville

The Midwest youth camp was held June 7-11 at the Peaceful Valley Youth Camp and Retreat Center in St. Mary, Missouri. Students attended from several of the Midwest branch churches, and the counselors felt privileged to teach the daily devotionals and challenge the campers to learn the daily memory verses as they enjoyed getting to know one another in their individual cabins. Over the years, many have felt the touch of God...

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Victories at Dominican Republic Camp Meeting

July 21, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Dominican Republic camp meeting continued on Tuesday evening. Once again, Brother Alberto Smith opened the service by welcoming everyone. Then the congregation was led in singing many beautiful hymns.

The music included several numbers by a choir of thirty-plus voices. One special selection was “Victory Is Ours.” This theme was brought out in the victorious testimonies that followed. One man told how he...

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