The Tidings Magazine recently featured a number of articles on the Philippines in the April 2022 issue.
Our brothers and sisters in Solo, Indonesia, enjoyed their Christmas Day get together at the hall. Christmas is a very special time for our brothers and sisters there. In a country where the majority religion is Islam, Christmas is really the only time of year when Christians can be open about their faith. Our love and prayers are with them.
As you may be aware, Indonesia has recently been significantly hit with a new wave of COVID cases. Our brothers and sisters in Solo and Jakarta have been impacted, with a number contracting COVID and many more out of work due to lockdowns. We are glad that some are recovering well, but very concerned for…
The Isabela Ecclesia in the Philippines have been busy working on their hall over recent weeks. Due to low numbers of Covid cases in that part of the country they are still able to meet in the hall and preach in the local area.
Some ecclesias in the Philippines are still able to meet together depending on the COVID restrictions in their area but are not able to invite visiting speakers from other ecclesias. Last Sunday several ecclesias arranged for a visiting speaker to exhort via zoom.
The Bayambang Ecclesia in the Philippines has recently been able to restart several of their Sunday Schools due to changes in Covid-19 restrictions in their area. This picture is if students in the Bani Sunday School. Other parts of the Philippines are experiencing much higher numbers of cases and ecclesial activities can only happen online. Please remember our brothers and sisters in the Philippines and elsewhere in the world in your prayers.
Today was a special day for the Santa Barbara Ecclesia in the Philippines with the baptism of sisters Jannah and Maricel. There have not been many Covid cases in the area and so the whole ecclesia were able to join together for the baptisms
We’re very pleased to hear of the baptism of Sis. Jenebeth and Bro. Jepthah who were baptised in the Cagayan de Oro Ecclesia in the Philippines today
Philippines Easter ecclesial workshops
The virtual study weekend in the Philippines was successfully held last October 30 to November 1, 2020. The event focused on the themes of first letters of Paul to Timothy. It was attended mostly by our young brethren and sisters nationwide and few brethren from overseas.