INTERNATIONAL BIBLE WAY CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
Apostolic Assembly of The Faith in Jesus Christ
Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith International, Inc.
United Pentecostal Church International
Pentecostal Assemblies of The World

One God, One People, One Mission

...if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.                           1 John 1:7

Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of The Apostolic Faith

The Apostolic Fellowship


Apostolic Fellowship Summit                                                                                                                                         October 21-22, 2010

Meeting Notes 

The following organizations represented by the leaders listed:
Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus: Bishop Sam Valverde, President Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ: Rev. Robert Martin, General Superintendent Bible Way Churches of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide:
Bishop Caleb McIntosh, Second Vice Presiding Bishop Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith:
Bishop Matthew Norwood, Presiding Bishop Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.: Bishop  Jonathan Franklin, Council Chairman United Pentecostal Church International: 

Rev. David K. Bernard, General Superintenden: Also in attendance: Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus: Bishop Ismael Martin del Campo, Secretary of Education
Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ: Rev.  Mark McCool, First Assistant Superintendent, Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith:

Dr. Robert Spellman, Bible School
President United Pentecostal Church International:
Rev. Jerry Jones, General Secretary

Unable to attend:
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World:
Presiding Bishop, Charles Ellis III

Bible Way Churches of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide:
Presiding Bishop, Cornelius F. Showell                                                                                                                               2 day meeting led by Rev. Bruce Leaman, AFS coordinator

Presentations:

1. Facilitators of
Evangelism Conference presented brief overview of their sessions:
Rev. Art Wilson–Cross Cultural Evangelism
Rev. Kenneth Stewart–Inner City Evangelism
Rev. Raymond Watson–Humanitarian Outreach

After the presentation there was discussion among the leadership on evangelism and humanitarian outreach.
2. Gwyn Oakes, UPCI Ladies Ministries President–presented the leaders with new book, TheGirl in the Dress.

3. Rev. James Sample and Neil Leaman, Pentecostal Publishing House
(see attachment by Publishing House)

4. Rev. Robin Johnston, Editor and Chief, UPCI–
 Presentation of proposal of new annual academic Apostolic journal AFS Meeting Notes 2006 to 2015 11
 Journal will represent Apostolic voice. In times past Apostolic movement has been presented by outside sources.
 First journal topic: What does the Apostolic movement look like?
 David K. Bernard–editor for 1st journal
 Discussion of possible guidelines being put into place to ensure journal is scripturally based and consist of more than history of Apostolic movement.
 Rev. Martin made motion to have Robin Johnston be Chairman of journal. Dr. Spellmanseconded motion.
 Bishop Norwood made motion to have a committee to work with new Apostolic Academic journal.  Bishop Valverde seconded motion.  This group will have a conference call in the next 60 days.

Editorial Board will consist of representatives from AFS Organizations:                               

 Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus: Ismael Martin del Campo
 Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ: Joe Nelson
 Bible Way Churches of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide: Caleb McIntosh
 Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith: Dr. Robert Spellman
 Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.: Bishop Jonathan Franklin
 Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc: To Be Determined
 United Pentecostal Church International: Robin Johnston 

Each organization will send committee representative contact information to Jennie Russell at jsrdkr@aol.com

5. Presentations by Foreign Missions Division (Rev. Scotty Slaydon) and Home Missions
Division (Rev. Carlton Coon), UPCI. These divisions hosted luncheon Friday, Oct. 22nd.
Recommendation was made and approved to form committees made up of AFS representatives
to discuss ways Global/Foreign and Home Missions can work together, share ideas and combine
resources. (see below for committees)

6. Presentation by Rev. Stephen Drury, Director of Stewardship, UPCI (see attached by Stewardship)

Discussion:

1. It is imperative at this time to utilize this organized group and the AFS website.
Collectively this group represents many. We are not separate denominations but a group of individual
organizations. What are ways the group can work together to make this happen?

 Humanitarian efforts–When crisis occur leaders will make contact with one another to discuss ways to work together and combine resources                                                                                                          

 Use Apostolic Fellowship  Summit website to endorse
groups, etc...

2. Website has not been utilized by group. Jennie Russell will work with Tim Valverde to
upgrade website. Pictures will be added.

Dr. Spellman will send pictures to Jennie to be added in photo gallery. Organizations will also send content to her to be added to website. All information should be sent to Jennie Russell at jsrdkr@aol.com                        

3. All groups will write an article about Apostolic Fellowship Summit to be published in their perspective magazines. Dr. Spellman to send Jennie pictures to be used in article.  AFS Meeting Notes 2006 to 2015-12

4. Several of the organizations plan to place pictures of the AFS group in their main
headquarter’s building.

5. Recommendation by group-Next year there will be a time of prayer together as a group on Friday morning. Next meeting: October 27-28, 2011

Committees formed by AFS leaders:
Global/Foreign Mission:

 Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus: Arthur Espinsoa–arthure238@aol.com
 Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ: M.L. Walls
 Bible Way Churches of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide: Caleb McIntosh
 Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith: Mother Diane Moultrie
 Pentecostal Assemblies of the World: To Be Determined
 Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.: Laverne Jones
 United Pentecostal Church International: Bruce Howell–bhowell@upci.orgHome Missions:
 Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus: Abel Aguilar–abelfaguilar@aol.com
 Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ: Robert Martin/ Mark McCool
 Bible Way Churches of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide: Floyd Nelson
 Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith: Bishop Walter Jackson
 Pentecostal Assemblies of the World: To Be Determined
 Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.: Betty Allen
 United Pentecostal Church International: Carlton Coon–ccoon@upci.org Editorial Board for Apostolic

Academic Journal:

 Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus: Ismael Martin del Campo                                                                Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ: Joe Nelson
 Bible Way Churches of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide: Caleb McIntosh\ Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith: Dr. Robert Spellman
 Pentecostal Assemblies of the World: To Be Determined
 Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.: Bishop Jonathan Franklin
 United Pentecostal Church International: Robin Johnston Each organization will send committee representative contact information to Jennie Russell at jsrdkr@aol.com Committees will come together within the next 60 days


October 2011