World Report

Bringing Needs to the Lord in Northeastern Romania

February 24, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee and Jeff Downey have returned from visiting our churches in Romania, and sent this final report from their trip.

We left Ramnicu Sarat on Saturday, accompanied by Ted Bora and Gheorge Macovei, and traveled to the city of Pascani in the northeastern region of Romania. Since 2013, we have been visiting this area and working with missionary Vasile Budeanu to hold cottage meetings in the neighboring thirty-five villages. ...

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Finding Fellowship and Faith in Romania

February 23, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee and Jeff Downey continued in Romania this past week, first participating in the final day of the ministers’ conference on Saturday, and then visiting several of our churches during the week. They sent this report of their activities.

On Saturday, we returned to the Zadareni church for the last day of the ministers’ conference. It began with a time of prayer led by Oliver Zan, the Bulgarus pastor,...

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Reports of Thankfulness at Chile Camp Meeting

February 21, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded on Sunday, and the following report of the final services was received.

As we arrived for the last teaching of the camp meeting on Friday morning, the choir was in place and began the prelude by singing two spiritual classics: “Almost Persuaded” and “I Want to Be a Worker.”

Following...

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Joyous Enthusiasm in Abuja

February 19, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

On Monday, I returned to Nigeria and attended an afternoon presentation and evening service at the Jabi church, which is the headquarters location for the twenty-nine churches in our Abuja district.

The presentation was a report of the work in our northern Nigeria districts of Abuja, Jos, Kogi, and Niger, where we have eighty-two churches in total. ...

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Walking in the Light at Chile Camp Meeting

February 18, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

A second report of the ongoing Chile camp meeting has been received, and tells of wonderful music, testimonies, messages, and prayer.

The Chile camp meeting continued on Wednesday with a morning teaching, which was preceded by a time of prayer. For the prelude, the choir sang “Joy and Light” and “Holy Spirit Descend.” Following the congregational singing and prayer, several gave inspiring testimonies. Then a male vocalist sang the ...

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Ghana Work Moves Forward with Enthusiasm

February 17, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Ghana portion of my trip began on Friday with a morning service at the Takoradi church. I arrived with the delegation from Western and Central Africa (WECA), and though it was a weekday, just over one hundred were waiting to greet us. Many were children waving flags as the whole group sang “Happy Welcome” accompanied by a violin and trombone. Two young children presented bouquets of flowers and then we...

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Romania Minister Conference Reveals Growing Work

February 16, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee of Roseburg, Oregon, and Jeff Downey of Van Buren, Arkansas, are in Romania for a ministers’ conference and to visit some of our churches there. They arrived on Thursday, February 13, and were greeted by several of the saints. Then they were hosted for dinner by Ted Bora, the Western Romania District Superintendent, and his wife and daughter, Emily and Emma Patricia.

The minister conference was held the next...

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Maharashtra Superintendent Ordained and 26 Baptized at India Pastor Conference

February 15, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our churches in the Maharashtra Province of India held a three-day pastor and spouse conference in Aurangabad this past week. It was led by Surya Gajbhiv, the Maharashtra District Superintendent. Two from the United States, Clark Wolfe of Portland, Oregon, and Johnny Wyatt Jr. of Brooklyn, New York, attended and gave a report.

They said the conference began on Wednesday, February 12, with a total of about 125 in attendance. In...

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Sweet Prayer Highlights Chile Camp Meeting

February 14, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The annual Chile camp meeting began on Sunday, February 9, in Chimbarongo. Representing the Portland headquarters is Elvido Ortiz of the Bronx, and John and Ana Wyatt Sr. of Brooklyn, New York. They sent this report of the first few days of activities.

Camp meeting 2020 started with a vibrant Sunday school session. The lesson was taught by Eladio Retamal, the pastor of our church in Limavida, and focused ...

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