New and prospective members from the local congregations in the Ecclesiastical District of Rosales, Pangasinan were warmly received in the “Welcome, Kapatid Ko” (Welcome, My Brethren) on July 30, 2023.
The socialization and edification activity took place in the Sta. Maria Auditorium along Carmen-Poblacion Rosales National Road, Santa Maria, Pangasinan, Philippines.
The attendees watched the program highlighted with Iglesia Ni Cristo original music performances and presentations of the district finalists in their recent Himig ng Kaligtasan (Songs of Salvation) singing competition.
“I’m happy and I felt more active in the faith seeing the performance of the brethren,” expressed Arnel Laygo, a prospective member from the Local Congregation of San Quintin. “I promise to continue serving and worshiping God wherever I will go.”
“This event helped the new members as well as prospective ones,” said Brother Nehemias Cristobal, resident minister of the Local Congregation of Pataquid. “This further increased their zeal in serving our Lord God and we saw the prospective members’ willingness to continue joining the Church.” — With reports from Blaise Hidalgo of INC News Section