The ecclesiastical districts of Mamburao, Mindoro Occidental; Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija; and Kalinga, all located in Luzon, Philippines, performed the holy baptisms of new Church members as a result of their continued unity with the Church’s campaign for the intensified propagation of the faith.
On November 27 and 28, 2020, Mamburao, Mindoro Occidental’s district supervising minister, Brother Emmanuel Lanzanas, officiated the consecutive baptisms held at the house of worship of Mamburao Local Congregation.
Although greatly affected by the recent typhoons, the brethren in this part of the country continue to spread their faith through various effective means.
In the Ecclesiastical District of Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, Brother Ramir Pabalate Sr., district supervising minister, officiated the holy baptism held on November 16, 2020 at the house of worship of Camp Tinio Local Congregation. Before the baptism, he taught from the Bible the importance of receiving baptism in the true Church to be among those who will be saved by Lord Jesus Christ on His Second Advent.
Meanwhile, in Kalinga Ecclesiastical District, Brother Franklin Villamar, district supervising minister, officiated the baptism at Tabuk City Local Congregation’s house of worship on October 30, 2020.
He reminded the candidates for baptism that their zeal in worshiping and serving God while they were on the process of joining the Church should all the more intensify now that they are true members of it. In response, they vowed to the Lord that they will be faithful to Him, having received great spiritual blessing from Him, including the right to worship Him and the hope for His promised salvation.
Health and safety protocols were strictly observed on the whole duration of the said gatherings. ― With reports from INC News Section