Philippine-Micronesia

First Woman Ordained in the Philippines Promoted to Glory

Rev. Ricareda “Rica” Verceles Valuenzuela, a retired pastor who was the first woman to be ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines and the first Asian representative to the General NWMS Council… Read More

Discipleship Summits Held In The Philippines

One of the Asia-Pacific Region’s priorities is Ongoing Discipleship. One way that the region is achieving this goal is to use small group ministries as a way to disciple Nazarenes throughout Asia and the Pacific.… Read More

Nazarene Church Hosts AIDS Seminar

The GMA Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines hosted a seminar to promote HIV/AIDS awareness. In the past six years, the Philippines has become the country with the fastest-growing HIV epidemic in Asia and… Read More

LoveWorks Team from PLNU Serves in Philippines

There are many words that can be used to describe the experiences of the LoveWorks team from Point Loma Nazarene University, but the word “compassion” best embodies the three weeks that the team spent in… Read More

From Little Things, Big Things Grow: APNTS Graduates 27

"From little things, big things grow". "See what God has done!" (Numbers 23:23 NIV) The 34th Annual APNTS graduation and commencement was held on Saturday 4 May 2019 in the Cobb Worship Centre in the… Read More

APNTS Hosts Inter-Seminary Sports Fellowship

On a recent Saturday in March, five seminaries gathered together on the Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary campus in Taytay, Rizal, Philippines, for the annual Inter-Seminary Sports Fellowship (ISSF). Participants from Alliance Graduate School (AGS), Asian… Read More

Nazarenes on Chuuk Respond to Needs of Other Islands

At the recent Micronesia District Assembly held at Guam First Church, Pastor Richard Sulatra of Chuuk shared about a new outreach of his church. Four members had gone to the nearby island of Fefan for… Read More

Books for Pastors Provides Resources for the Philippines and Micronesia

In 2018, a strategy was developed to create 25 miniature libraries for the many students in theological extension classes and for pastors in continuing education in the Philippine/Micronesia Field. The field received a grant last year… Read More

Nazarene Discipleship Summits Launch Throughout the Philippines

Two years ago, Vision 441 was announced as the new mission strategy for the Asia-Pacific Region. The strategy was derived from John 4:41: “And because of his words many more became believers.” The vision seeks to grow… Read More

National Freedom Forum Fights to End OSEC

Manila, Philippines. Online Exploitation of Children (OSEC) is a growing threat in the Philippines. As the world becomes more connected over the web, there are those who use the internet as a medium to force… Read More