As part of the Church’s edification efforts, sports activities are held from time to time not only to give the brethren a break from their busy lives but also to strengthen their bond with fellow Church members. In line with this, KADIWA members in the Ecclesiastical District of Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines prepared for the Christian Family Organizations (CFO) Competitive board games preliminaries on May 22, 2021.
Players gathered in the local congregations at the center of each area namely: Cagayan de Oro City, Carmen, Initao, El Salvador, Alae, and Tagoloan.
The single members competed in chess, checkers, and scrabble. They eagerly participated in each games also enjoying each other’s company. Following the health and safety protocols, the brethren bonded with each other while showing sportsmanship in each game.
The Ecclesiastical District of Cagayan de Oro is one of two districts that supervises the Church’s local congregations in the province of Misamis Oriental, in Mindanao.
The representatives in Area 1 are Reyjhon Remolcado from Cagayan de Oro City Congregation (chess), Gebbe Beloy from Macasandig Congregation (checkers), and Marcko Corpuz from Cugman Congregation (scrabble). Area 2 will be represented by Harold Betoy from Lumbia Congregation (chess), Jievee Felia from Bonbon Congregation (checkers), and Aira Dequiña from Carmen Congregation (scrabble). Alwin Jamorol from Naawan Congregation (checkers), Aldrich and Rey Galarpel from Initao Congregation (chess and scrabble, respectively), emerged from Area 3. Representatives in Area 4 are Mark Ubaub from Lourdes Congregation (chess), Feljune Acusar from Laguindingan Congregation (checkers), and Kate Laid from El Salvador Congregation (scrabble). Area 5 consists of Radilio Bangalan and Cassy Labo from Alae Congregation (chess and checkers, respectively) and Angel Cansico (scrabble). Erikson Pordunas from Tagoloan Congregation (chess), Roger Sungkit from Claveria Congregation (checkers), and Friths Ganura from Villanueva Congregation (scrabble) will be representing Area 6. — With reports from INC News Section