Cavite, Philippines: Ma. Theresa Gualberto, the wife of former Philippines-Micronesia Field Strategy Coordinator, Stephen Gualberto, joined her creator on May 29, 2021. Theresa was 50 years old.
She was born on October 30, 1970, in Cavite, Philippines. Theresa graduated from Philippine Nazarene College. Theresa served alongside her husband, Rev. Stephen Gualberto as Field Strategy Coordinator in the Philippines-Micronesia Field for 10 years (2010-2020). She served as Office Manager and supported various ministries in the field. A children’s ministry worker, teacher, a worship leader in GMA Church of the Nazarene, and a supportive pastor’s wife.
“Theresa was God’s great blessing to me. She is a wonderful wife, an awesome mother, a great friend, and most of all a faithful servant of God. I love her and will miss her a big deal.” – Stephen Gualberto
“Theresa was a fun, joyful, serving, loving friend. The kind of friend that you really need in your life. I will miss her. I know that she is whole today in God’s presence and I will continue to pray that until we have all that same experience, that God will accompany us to be the kind of friend to others in the way Theresa was to me.” Lynne Bollinger, wife of APNTS president Larry Bollinger.
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“Sister Thets was a lover of children and a lover of God. She was a passionate worship leader, great organizer, and have a deep love for the lost.” – Janet Wilkins, Asia-Pacific Regional Work & Witness Co-coordinator.
Memorial services to celebrate the life of Theresa Gualberto will be held at GMA Church of the Nazarene on May 31 and June 1. The funeral will be at Manila Memorial Park, Dasmarinas Cavite Philippines on June 2, 2021.
Theresa was survived by her husband – Rev. Stephen Gualberto and two children – Hadassah and Orvi.
Please continue to include the Gualbertos in your prayers. Pray that God’s embrace and comfort will be with the family as they grieve for the loss of a loving wife and mother.