Category Archives: News Stories

Pastor’s Kids Summit: Alongsider

August 21, 2020 By:  – Leah Mae Open Alquizar   August 21, 2020       – A historical day for the Philippine Nazarene Pastors’ Kids (PK’s) as the first online summit event, kicked off. This event was participated in by more than 150 PK’s from ages 10-35 years old. The event was spearheaded by a team of passionate PK’s in the Philippines. This…

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Ryan Cardinal becomes DS of Metro-Manila District

Steve Walsh September 5, 2020  Rev. Ryan F. Cardinal, Senior Pastor of the Diliman Church of the Nazarene in Quezon City, Philippines since 2011 was appointed District Superintendent of the Metro-Manila District effective 1 October 2020. Rev. Cardinal, who has also served as the District Secretary of the MMD since 2012, succeeds Rev. Arnel Piliin, who served as District Superintendent…

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Adventures in Work & Witness

     Have you ever considered participating in a Work and Witness ministry? For many, the answer is a tentative yes with a big question tagged onto the end. But what if something goes wrong? Recently, the Philippines/Micronesia Communications Team (PMCT) interviewed Janet Wilkins regarding that exact question. Janet and her husband Kevin currently serve as the Work and Witness…

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Philippines-Micronesia NYC Event- MOVE. REBOOT

By Janary Suyat, Regional NYI Coordinator June 4, 2020 On May 29th-30th, 2020, about 500 youth from the Philippines and Micronesia Field gathered in Zoom for their Nazarene Youth Congress. The event was originally scheduled in April but because of the pandemic, the event was canceled. According to the PMNYC Coordinator, Leody Echavez III, the youth and the organizers were…

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Hope in Troubled Times

Pandemic Response in the Philippines By Leody Tan Echavez III, NCM Philippines   Every walk of life is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the world literally stopped. As it wreaks havoc around the world, the poor and the marginalized are affected the most.  The poor become economically paralyzed.  This is also true in the Philippines.  About one in five people in…

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WINDOWS OF OPPORTUNITY FOR WORK & WITNESS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Have you ever considered the possibility that you are right smack dab in the center of a window of opportunity?  There are times when we know we are in the center of God’s will and times when we wonder what God is thinking.  But then there are other times, that when looked at from the perspective of before and after…

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WORK AND WITNESS TEAM TO MICRONESIA

In January 2020, Guam First Church of the Nazarene welcomed 51 members of a very special Work and Witness team from South Korea to their island in the Micronesia District. The Kwon Kwan Church of the Nazarene joined the Daekwang Church of the Nazarene for a ten-day project to repair and refurbish many places on the Guam campus. Janet Wilkins,…

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A Church is Born in the Philippines

On January 12, 2020, a Nazarene church was born in the city of Pililla, Rizal Province, Philippines. Nearly two dozen people joined Pastor Sami Lindo around an outdoor pulpit to commit the charter membership of the newly organized Malaya-Niogan Church of the Nazarene into a common mission as a local church in the Church of the Nazarene. District Superintendent Arnel…

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Nazarene Church Celebrates 50 Years in Guam

In December 2019, Guam First Church of the Nazarene celebrated the 50th anniversary of the purchase of its property its formation as a church. One hundred fifty people attended the special event, including neighborhood friends, former members, and two Chuukese congregations, the Micronesian Outreach Ministry Church and the Guam Mokyang Church, who also use the church’s facilities on Sundays. The…

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Saipan Joins Churches in Outreach Event

In November 2019, five people from Living Hope Church of the Nazarene in Saipan completed the Christian Life and Witness course sponsored by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA)in preparation for Rev. Franklin Graham’s visit to the island February 21, 2020, for the Marianas Festival of Hope. The outreach event was put together by the BGEA in association with over…

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