Brethren who emerged as winners in the elimination rounds held in various local congregations in the Ecclesiastical District of Zamboanga del Sur finally faced off on November 10, 2021, in the district finals of the Christian Family Organizations (CFO)-sponsored competitive activities.
Some of the qualifiers gathered at the compound of the district office along Sanson Street, Upper Lumbia District, Pagadian City, Philippines while others participated from their homes through videoconferencing. Players from Buklod, KADIWA, Binhi, Children’s Worship Service (CWS), and Elderly categories vied in various games including Dart Master, chess, checkers, Game of the Generals, Scrabble, speed cubing, and speed stacks.
“I am very happy to see the brethren actively participating in the activity launched by the Church Administration,” said Aiajean Rosellosa, a KADIWA officer. “These kinds of activities truly brings out the zeal in the brethren and officers as well.
“Through the active participation of the brethren and officers in various congregations, we easily accomplished the activity,” said Heidi Yañes, KADIWA district president. “The activity brought the Christian Family Organizations (CFO) members joy and happiness.”
Winners in men and women division are as follows: In Dart Master: Noli and Mervyn Caldito, Buklod. Junkieth Sildora and Geralyn Malinao, KADIWA. AC Tobias and Elyezabeth Nillas, Binhi. Ruben and Vivian Ferrer, Elderly.
In Chess: Dennis and Aileen Buco, Buklod. Glister Saavedra and Ivy Jumawan, KADIWA. Don King Sarmiento and Joclaire Diaz, Binhi. Justine Onis and Queen Mariel Jamoner, CWS. Redemer Banares and Elealen Jane Jamoner, Elderly.
In Checkers: Noel Operio and Desiree Pilayre, Buklod. Mark John Lumungsod and Ailyn Jean Juros, KADIWA. Albino Seno and Jessemay Tompong, Binhi. Noel Jay Medico and Ashly Carbonera, CWS. Eliezer Sindol Sr. and Gemma Sindol, Elderly.
In Games of the Generals: Ricardo Aswe and Chelo Torres, Buklod. John Kael Medico and Johnyets Rollan, KADIWA. Nikko De Panay and Rhea Mae Loresco, Binhi. Prince Harry and Princess Jean Balili, CWS. Jaime Caesar Lu and Merydjean Lomocso, Elderly.
In Scrabble: Jerome Pluma and Phoebe Peralta, Buklod. Fejie Laranjo and Rizaflor Jamoner, KADIWA. Samuel Resuento and Chantelle Ellah Monterola, Binhi. Dexter and Dizhei Medico, CWS. Nelson and Lorna Saavedra, Elderly.
In speed cubing: Fatimo Caballero and Analyn Geronimo, Buklod. Jovani Buhos and Roxan Poliran, KADIWA. June Marc Perong and Krisha Faith Boquida, Binhi.
And in speed stacks: Consolador and Rubie Gamolo, Buklod. Jezreel Calma and Cherry Aque, KADIWA. Val David Daza and Julie Ann Librando, Binhi. ― With reports from INC News Section