Bulacan East holds back-to-back events for KADIWA, SCAN officers


Date Posted: March 15, 2024

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February 16 to 18, 2024 proved to be eventful for the KADIWA and Society of Communicators and Networkers International (SCAN) officers and members in the Ecclesiastical District of Bulacan East, Philippines. The former participated in a two-day heritage tour, February 17 and 18, of the Church’s historical sites while the latter, in an Emergency Response seminar and grand eyeball on February 16 and 17.

With the KADIWA members in Bulacan East were their fellow brethren in the ecclesiastical districts of Quezon North, Nueva Vizcaya, Mt. Province, and Naga City, Camarines Sur.

Their first stop was Ciudad De Victoria Complex, Bocaue, Bulacan, wherein situated are the Philippine Arena and Philippine Sports Stadium. Right after, they traveled to Tipas, Taguig to visit the Felix Y. Manalo National Historical Landmark. Then, they went to the house of worship compound of the Local Congregation of F. Manalo in the city of San Juan wherein once was housed the INC Central Office and where the FYM mausoleum can be found. Afterwards, the group visited the old house of worship of the Local Congregation of Punta (the Church’s first local congregation), which is now a museum. Dinner was held at The Garden in Ciudad De Victoria.

Their next day of tour began with their attending of a worship service at the Central Temple, which was followed by a tour in the INC Museum situated along 25 Central Avenue, Quezon City, and lastly, in the EVM Convention Center beside the museum.

Asked how significant this event was, Mark Bautista, KADIWA district president of Bulacan East, said, “To be able to revisit the Church’s historical sites, where the promises of God were evidently fulfilled, has really been an inspiring and edifying experience. Truly, the Lord God was faithful to His promises during the early years of the Church, He is, and will always be for the years to come.”

Meanwhile, SCAN members in Bulacan East refreshed and enhanced their capabilities in responding to emergency situations during their seminar and simulation as part of their Grand Eyeball event conducted within the residence of Marvin Mendoza, SCAN district president.

Demonstrating their skills on quick response “are so timely and necessary because we never know when calamities strike and how severe their effect can be,” Mendoza said on behalf of fellow officers, adding that, “Being emergency ready is one of the qualities expected of SCAN members, which is why we’re so thankful for this event.” — With reports from Dianne Andrea Verduz of INC News Section