Brethren from the different locale churches of Northern Metro Manila celebrated its first Goshen Area Fellowship held last Sunday March 10, 2019, 2:00pm at Valenzuela Astrodome in Dalandanan, Valenzuela City. With its theme “Rooted and Strengthened in God’s Love” taken from Ephesians 3:17
Ptr. Jordana Sio together with the Batasan Praise and Worship Team led the congregation to joyful singing unto the Lord.
The spirit-filled Sunday School message was delivered by Presbyter Oscar Alano Jr., Area Coordinator of the Goshen Area, giving emphasis that we should remain rooted and strengthened in love and faith through God’s words being deep-seeded in our hearts.
As the worship began, the Spirit of the Lord was felt by the whole congregation as they sing Holy, Holy, Holy together with the Goshen Area Elders, Ministers and Program Partakers as they marched down the aisle. Ptr Valen Matillano, the Master of Ceremony started the program with spirit and vigor.
Sis. Bernadette Borcelis along with the North Caloocan Praise and Worship Team led the Goshen brethren with utmost praises and adoration to God through Praise and Worship.
The event was then entrusted to God with an opening prayer led by Ptr. Marissa Bernales. Presbyter June Alano joyously welcomed everyone who attended the fellowship as well as those who were viewing via livestreaming. The head pastor of Batasan Locale, Pastor Carmelo Tiomico led the congregation in the reading of the Holy Scriptures. As the worship continued, a beautiful rendition of “You Are God Alone” was sung by our brethren from Muñoz Locale.
Guidance in a more fruitful ministry to the Lord, the announcements were given by Presbyter Vicky Alano. Novaliches Locale exalted the Name of the Lord through their song of praise.
The brethren were encouraged to devotedly, deep-rootedly and cheerfully give back more unto the Lord through the offertory message delivered by Ptr. Sam Ferriol.
The Goshen Area Choir prepared the hearts and minds of the congregation to receive God’s words as they sang hymns of praises unto the Lord.
The Valenzuela Astrodome was indeed filled with brethren who eagerly and whole-heartedly meditated on the Words of God ministered by one of the Church Bishops and strong defender of the Church, none other than, our beloved Bishop Osinando Quillao.
He delivered the significance of the being rooted and strengthened in the love of God as the very foundation and basis of our salvation. He also instilled in the hearts and minds of the brethren that God’s love is beyond description and indescribable that is why He was able to give His only begotten Son for the forgiveness and redemption of our sins. Guests who were able to attend the fellowship was moved by the Holy Spirit as they whole-heartedly received the blessings of salvation through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.