Philippine-Micronesia

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

Honoring Rev. Andy Valenzuela: The First Filipino District Superintendent

On March 17, 1933, in Tabuyoc, Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines, Andres Castro "Andy" Valenzuela was born to parents Francisco “Ecoy” Valenzuela (1904-December 2002) and his wife Marina “Maring” Valenzuela. Two years later, Andy became the elder… Read More

Northern Philippines Devastated by Typhoon

An elementary classroom flooded on the PNC campus. Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s most intense storm this year, hit the northern tip of the Philippines early Saturday and killed more than 80 people before moving toward Hong… Read More

Shechem Children’s Home Opens as a Refuge for OSEC Victims

Manila, Philippines – On Saturday, September 8, 2018, leadership from the Church of the Nazarene Philippines-Micronesia Field dedicated and launched the Shechem Children’s Home. The Shechem Children’s Home represents the first assessment center in the Philippines… Read More

Pastor of the Philippines Largest Nazarene Congregation Passes

Angelito Agbuya, pastor of Angeles City Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines, passed away 4 September at the age of 67. Throughout his life, Agbuya served the Church of the Nazarene in many capacities, including as… Read More

Upstate New York Ministers with Visayan Nazarene Bible College

Cebu, Philippines. From Upstate New York District to Cebu, Philippines, a Work and Witness team was put to work on the Visayan Nazarene Bible College (VNBC) campus. The members lugged buckets of concrete up flights… Read More