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On 9 August 2010, Bishop Daniel C. Arichea Jr. issued a statement condemning violence that occurred within United Methodist City Temple (UMCT) in Cabanatuan City on 7 August 2010.
In his statement Bishop Arichea underscored the way of Christ, and the need to return to order. A narrative of events is included in said statement.
Bishop Arichea’s statement is available as pdf download. Click here statement.09aug2010.UMCT.
An Episcopal Greeting to the People of the United Methodist Church in the Philippines
From the Council of Bishops’ Visiting Team Bishop Warner Brown and Bishop Sally Dyck
Holy Week 2010
the Philippines Central Conference has three episcopal areas: Manila, Baguio and Davao.
Claiming over 100 pages of his report for Branch 24 of the Regional Trial Court, Pacifico Aniag who is acting as the receiver for the Philippine Christian University (PCU) presented the summary of his work so far.
The 19th Regular Session of the PCC gave the opportunity to young people to speak before the conference yesterday through first Young People’s Address.
It was a joyous moment for the PCC when Bishop Warner Brown Jr. announced “we have an election” and read the results of the 7th balloting.
Rev. Rudy Juan – Assigned to Baguio Episcopal Area; Rev. Lito Tangonan – Assigned to Manila Episcopal Area; Rev. Leo Soriano – Assigned to Davao Episcopal Area
(23 November 2008) As an overture to the gathering, over 30 church workers’ children of various ages came together and sang before the PCC ’08 assembly yesterday.
Decamping to Perez Chapel afterwards, the meeting was presided over by Bing Canlas who was re-elected to the presidency. The three Episcopal areas were well represented.
Matters that were agreed upon:
To officially become more inclusive – PKA now to include deaconesses’ kids
To maintain the name Pastors’ Kids Association with Church Worker’s Kids (CWK) in parentheses.
To incorporate the Association and register with SEC
To elect officers at …
Earlie Pasion & Vida Grace T. Sison
The devotion yesterday morning focused on the second vision pathway of the United Methodist Church – creating new places for new people and renewing existing congregations. Young people led the worship. They sang originally composed contemporary songs to which Bishop Warner Brown Jr. enjoyed singing with.
Bishop Brown, using the song “Shout to the Lord,” underscores the “we-ness” as a community of faith. He let the congregation repeat the song using plural pronouns to emphasize that worship is not only individual relationship with God rather …
Another magistrate of the Supreme Court addressed the 19th Philippines Central Conference to hold high the power of the Good News of Jesus. “To bring good news to people is to bring hope to the poor,” Justice Ruben T. Reyes told the conference in session yesterday.
Justice Reyes said, “The Church can turn a bright eye on the social issues in the world.” He contrasted bad news in the media and the good news of Jesus as he spoke on the basis of Luke 4:16-18. The justice was critical of the …
Heightened by the presence of a picket outside Central Church, the delegates to the Philippines Central Conference voted two days ago to investigate the case of the Wesleyan University Philippines Faculty and Staff Association (WUPFSA) against the administration of the university. Initially, the approved motion referred the investigation to the Board of the Laity.
WUPFSA protest action is staged at the Plaza Olivia Salamanca beside the venue of the PCC since Wednesday this week. Their aim is to get the attention of the conference that it may listen to their concerns. …
As presented by Ms. Earlie Pasion (National President, UMYFP), Ismael Fisco Jr. (Natl Executive Vice President, UMYFP), Mr. William Tolentino Jr. (National President, UMYAFP) and Ms. Genesis Fedaragao (Vice President of PAC-UMYAFP).
Welcome to the first Young People’s address in the history of the Philippines Central Conference! Indeed, we are thankful to the Church for giving us this rare opportunity to speak in behalf of the thousands young people from the United Methodist Youth Fellowship and the United Methodist Young Adult Fellowship.
In the 2004 session of the Philippines Central Conference, …
By simply visiting www.umcphilippines.org, Methodists all over the world can watch the proceedings of the Philippines Central Conference.
The Pinoy Metodista Online, as the website is called, is a project of the National UMYAF Web Admin Team together with the Task Force on Publication and Communication, Board of Christian Education and Communication, Council on Finance Administration and the Media Center of the National Innovative Ministries Partnership Program.
On the second day of the PCC session, a total of 469 visits were recorded for that day alone. The chatroom beside the video box …
By SJ Earl P. Canlas
The chief justice of the Philippines invoked high ideals of truth and courage in living the Christian faith today in this country. In a message to the 19th session of the Philippines Central Conference, Justice Reynato Puno told the highest legislative body of the United Methodist Church in the Philippines,” Telling the truth requires courage.”
Justice Puno urged the delegates to “move from rhetorics to action saying, “Christianity should not be a ritual of righteousness.” The chief magistrate took up the cause of the poor as he …