World Report

St. Vincent Congregations Safe during Volcanic Eruptions

April 15, 2021

From the Superintendent's DESK

Update: We have received an updated report from one of our St. Vincent pastors on the status of our three churches in the evacuation zone: Fancy, Dickson, and Gorse Estate. As the volcano continues to erupt intermittently, the road to Fancy has been wiped out and the two nearest villages destroyed. However, the Fancy congregation and church remain unharmed. We thank God for His great...

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Jamaican Churches: Apart, but Unified

January 19, 2021

From the Superintendent's DESK

Two uplifting reports have been received in recent months from Rohan Clough, the Jamaica District Superintendent, concerning the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on our churches in Jamaica. In the first report Brother Rohan wrote, “Though the pandemic has been a terrible and life-changing experience, the Jamaican congregations continue to grow in the Spirit, develop church buildings, add new members, and increase in the bonds of unity.”

Brother Rohan has had opportunity...

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10 Receive Salvation in the Dominican Republic

February 6, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Tim DeBusk, Director of Eastern Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa, recently returned from visiting our churches in the Dominican Republic, and gave this report of their trip:

We arrived on Tuesday, January 28, and the next evening had the privilege to visit the Km 13 de Las Americas church in the capital city of Santo Domingo. The church service was led by Andres Bido, the pastor, and was...

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Jamaicans Testify that God Provides, Guides, Protects, and Heals

February 5, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington, accompanied by Blessing Adaramola, Ade Asaya, and Lara Rosen, visited four more of our churches in Jamaica this past week and sent this report of their activities.

Tuesday evening we traveled into a remote part of the interior of Jamaica to Crofts Hill where our little white church overlooks a valley. To begin the meeting, we had an enthusiastic time of singing, including the song...

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Jamaicans Praise God in Song and Testimony

January 29, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington of Sacramento, California, are in Jamaica visiting our congregations there. They are accompanied by Blessing Adaramola of Pullman, Washington, Ade Asaya of Portland, Oregon, and Lara Rosen of Los Angeles, California. They sent this report of their first services:

On January 26, a beautiful Sunday morning, we traveled along a winding road through the mountains to where our little church in Troy is set nestled on ...

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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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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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Envisioned Church a Reality on St. Maarten

March 19, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Saturday, our team in the Caribbean traveled to St. Maarten in the Netherland Antilles for the dedication of the nearly completed Bishop Hill church.

As with the previous two islands that we visited in recent days, St. Maarten was also struck by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Some of the saints on the island lost their homes, and our rented church facility in Sucker Garden was completely destroyed. In...

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Road Town Rebuilds in Time for 25th Anniversary

March 18, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I continue in the Caribbean, traveling with Tim DeBusk, Director of the Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa; Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, and his wife, Monica; and Deivys Pichardo, the Dominican Republic District Superintendent. On Thursday, March 14, we took a ferry from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to Tortola, British Virgin Islands, arriving in the early afternoon. We had lunch and then toured ...

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Arrival at Caribbean Headquarters in Smith Bay, St. Thomas

March 14, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are on the Island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. After uneventful red-eye flights, we arrived early Tuesday afternoon, March 12, along with Tim DeBusk, Director of Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa. We were greeted by Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, with his wife, Monica, and enjoyed dinner together.

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