NEVER TIRING OF FULFILLING God’s will to do good such as lending a hand to those who need it (Gal. 6:9; Prov. 3:27), the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ), under the leadership of Brother Eduardo V. Manalo, the Executive Minister, has throughout the year extended aid to various communities and organizations all over the world. In addition to this, the Church has in its own simple way carried out activities to help care for the environment.
On engaging in humanitarian works
Greatly concerned for the welfare of their fellowmen, the brethren, through the Church’s charitable program, Care for Humanity (formerly Aid to Humanity), giving out relief and care packages to people in need in their respective communities.
On reaching out to calamity victims
Where typhoons, volcanic eruptions, flashfloods, among others, struck hard, the Church, through its ecclesiastical districts and local congregations, has organized the soonest it can rescue and relief operations to provide prompt aid to the people affected by the disasters.
On giving ‘gift of life’
United to willingly give the “gift of life,” Church members all over the globe participated in blood donation drives. This act of volunteerism served as an opportune time for the brethren to express their love to those who are in need.
On promoting cleanliness
Aside from participating in various humanitarian efforts to express their love for their fellowmen, the Church Of Christ members also show their concern for the environment. They joined hands to help maintain the cleanliness of their respective communities.
On planting trees
Through the tree-planting drives carried out in various parts of world, the members of the Church were able to express their desire to help combat climate change. Such environmental protection program is deemed to be in line with their respective government’s ongoing project to have a greener community and a safe place to live.
On other community outreach programs
Even as far as providing assistance to a specific organization in their community, Church Of Christ members continued to uphold the Lord’s command of giving aid to those in dire situations.
The spirit of volunteerism continues
“Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share …” (I Tim. 6:18 New King James Version) — With reports from INC News Section