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More than 16,000 attend Adventist youth congress in southern Philippines

By Teresa Costello and Jade Yerro-Soreno with additional reporting by Edward Rodriguez A recent youth congress in the southern Philippines attracted more than 16,000 young people. With a theme of Pass It On: Equip, Engage, and Empower, the April 9-14 biunion event challenged young people to step away from gadgets and other distractions. Instead, they…

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Evangelism Conference fosters collaboration among ministerial workers in fulfilling God’s end-time mission

By Nadeth B. Quinto About 250 ministerial workers of Central Philippine Union Conference attended the Evangelism Conference held at the Adventist Academy Cebu in Bulacao, Talisay City on April 19 – 21, 2018, a three-day seminar with the theme, “Fulfilling God’s End-Time Mission.” The guest speakers were Dr. Robert Costa, ministerial associate in Evangelism &…

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Hope for the Hopeless World Seminar yields over 60 baptisms in Cebu

By Nadeth B. Quinto More than 60 souls accepted Christ as their personal Savior during the culmination of the Hope for the Hopeless World Seminar held at the Adventist Academy- Cebu gymnasium, Bulacao, Talisay City, Cebu on April 21, 2018. Dr. Robert E. Costa, ministerial associate in Evangelism & Church Growth for the General Conference…

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CPUC holds Legal and Corporate Leadership Convention

By SSD Communication Department Central Philippine Union Conference(CPUC) leaders across all institutions gather to attend the first-ever Legal and Corporate Leadership Convention at Central Philippine Adventist College in Bacolod City on May 14-15, 2018. “I believe this is first among the three unions in the Philippines and probably first in SSD to hold such a…

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Cebu Federation of Seventh-Day Adventist Church (CFSDAC) awakens, shines and revives

By Sheenybelle Carmelotes – Tabanao While the world paused for the holidays, Seventh-day Adventists from the various corners of the island of Cebu congregated in the Adventist Academy Cebu, Bulacao, Talisay City on March 28 to April 1, 2018, to be revived through the Fellowship Camp of Cebu Federation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (CFSDAC).…

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Women in Camotes Islands conduct a three-day seminar and retreat

By Laarni Lucero-Apat Around 100 women came to Cagcagan, Poro, Cebu on the afternoon of May 3, 2018 as it was the arrival and registration period for the Camotes-wide Women’s  Seminar/Retreat with the theme, “Women of Influence Preparing for Eternity” on May 4-6, 2018. The covered court of Cagcagan was the venue of the plenary…

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CVC holds Women’s Ministries Convention

By Michelle S. Nogra More than 400 women throughout Central Visayan Conference territory (Masbate, Bohol, Cebu) eagerly came last May 17-19, 2018 at Capitol Central SDA Church to  join the most awaited Women’s Ministries Convention. The event was graced by Rachel Arrais, MA., Women’s Ministries associate director for the General Conference; and Helen Gulfan, Women’s…

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Ministerial Rendezvous inspires ministers and wives in eastern Visayas

By Antonio C. Gobi, Jr. East Visayan Conference (EVC) ministers and wives gathered in EVC multipurpose hall, Old Road Sagkahan, Tacloban City on May 25-26, 2018 for a Ministerial Rendezvous with the theme, “It’s Time to Grow Deeper”, to revitalize and enhance the teamwork ministry of pastors and wives to grow deeper into a long…

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Arrogantes’ mission trip reaps over 30 souls in Tacloban, Leyte

By Antonio C. Gobi, Jr. The Arrogante family held a week-long evangelistic meeting on April 20-28, 2018, near East Visayan Conference (EVC) office, Old Road Sagkahan, Tacloban City, with the theme, “Home Again”. A series of biblical presentations about the love of Jesus was presented by Pastor Ion Stelian, a retired minister and a former…

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Pastor Catane, his wife, and Ambassador Tejano, speak at Samar Federation

By Antonio C. Gobi, Jr. Pastor Agapito J. Catane, Jr. and his wife, Glenda Catane, president and Women’s Ministries & Shepherdess International director of CPUC respectively, visited and spoke before the crowd of more than 1000 attendees during the All Samar Federation of Churches on May 26-June 2, 2018 in Hinabangan, Samar with the theme,…

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