Southern Manila churches meet together for the second time for its area fellowship. The theme of the said gathering was taken from Hebrews 5:7-8 “Suffering is the Root of Freedom”. This is the first time that Goodman of the House Building serves as one of the venues for the aforementioned event.
Jerusalem Area Coordinator and one of the church presbyters, Ptr. Mona Quillao led the congregation in the meditation of God’s words during the seminar. The Manila Praise and Worship team ushered the brethren in singing praises for the Lord During the Worship service. Songs of praise and adoration were offered by brethren coming from Sta. Mesa and Malate locale churches respectively. Ptr. Jim Bigalbal, churh presbyter and Malate locale head minister, delivered the offertory message.
Emphasizeing the role of suffering in attaining freedom; Bishop Osinando Quillao, church bishop overseer, ministered the Words of God. That is, without suffering, no one can experience genuine freedom. Visitors from all walks of life sealed their decision in accepting Christ as their personal Savior through baptism.
Brethren from the local churches of Makati, Mandaluyong, Pasay, Sucat and Parañaque which comprises the second group of Jerusalem Area, held their area fellowship at the Tanghalang Pasigueño in Pasig City.
Pastor Ruben Ventura, head minister of Sucat locale, gave the seminar on Preserving our Freedom from Galatians 5:1-13, encouraging us to embrace the righteous sufferings and service unto the Lord. A song of praise was given by Pasay local church.
Makati locale’s praise and worship team led the congregation in joyful songs and praises unto our God as the Holy Spirit moved within His people while Pastor Donna Robles led the opening prayer, followed by the reading of the Holy Scripture by Pastor Vic Altura, head minister of Mandaluyong locale.
A song of praise was lifted to God by Mandaluyong local church. After, the head pastor of Makati locale, Pastor Renato Fremista, welcomed the gathered brethren as host to the marvelous event. Sucat locale then offered their special number as Pastor Dick Montemayor, head pastor of Pasay locale, ministered the message of blessings, followed by another song of praise from the local church of Makati.
God’s blessing through His anointed words were then ministered by the coordinator of Jerusalem Area, Pastor Mona Quillao. The message of the Lord continues to touch upon every believer hearing His Word; to remain in God’s fold, worshipping him and being strong in the teachings of the apostles as we wait for the second coming of our Lord.
This area fellowship was a reminder, a refreshment of our calling as servants of God, that in order for us to receive His glory, we must first take up the cross and follow Him who saved us.
Jerusalem Area Group A
Jerusalem Area Group B