PHILIPPINES—Every summer in the Philippines, from April to May, the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ), through the New Era University, conducts Summer Pre-Kindergarten Program or SPKP for children of members and nonmembers alike.
On May 25, 2019, SPKP students from the Ecclesiastical District of Rizal happily attended their graduation ceremony held at the covered court of Bagong Pag-asa Elementary School, Taytay, Rizal. SPKP volunteer teachers organized the event. Ministers, ministerial workers, and the Christian Family Organizations (CFO) officers assisted them. The parents were so thankful because their children were able to learn the basics of writing and counting, and most importantly, some Christian values. The children who excelled in their studies were given certificates of recognition and medals.
The Ecclesiastical District of Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat held its SPKP graduation at New Carmen Gymnasium, Tacurong City on May 30, 2019, while the SPKP graduation in the Ecclesiastical District of Zamboanga City was held at the Canelar Moret Elementary School the following day. The Ecclesiastical District of Central held its SPKP graduation at the multipurpose hall of the New Era University-Professional Schools Building on June 1, 2019.
In all the occasions throughout the country, selected SPKP graduates presented song and dance numbers which they offered to their parents, guardians, and teachers. There were also selected brethren who performed in these events. — With reports from INC News Section