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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Japan District Superintendent Retires After Lifetime of Service

April 9, 2021

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Easter Sunday service in Kawasaki, Japan, included a celebration of the risen Savior, the water baptism of three recent converts, and the retirement of Pastor Hidehiro Ouchi. Some of the highlights are shared in the following report received from the Kawasaki congregation.

It was a blessed day; we felt God’s presence with us in the service as well as for the future of the Gospel work in Japan. Forty-one people attended...

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Reston, Virginia New Year Services

March 23, 2021

The theme of Reston, Virginia’s weekend of New Year Revival was “Behold, I Will Do A New Thing.” And God is certainly doing new things in the lives of His children in 2021! The guest speaker was Reverend James Timbilla of the Apostolic Faith Church in Wharton, New Jersey. Saints from Washington, D.C., and Wharton joined Reston virtually, with many also providing musical renditions—including a combined Reston-D.C.-Wharton spliced virtual choir singing...

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Thirty-Seven Water Baptized in Maharashtra

January 29, 2021

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Gospel continues to take root in India, and we praise God for it. Surya Gajbhiv, District Superintendent of Maharashtra State, has sent reports of several water baptismal services that took place in November, and another this week.

In November, services were held in eight different church locations for twenty-eight converts who wished to be baptized. Among the candidates was a sixty-nine-year-old grandmother from a Hindu...

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