ECP WELCOMES TWO NEW VOLUNTEERS

Two volunteers from the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) of The Episcopal Church have come to join in the ministries of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) for one-year terms of service. Ben Hansknecht, a graduate of Wildlife Management, will be working on tree planting and other ecological restoration projects in the Visayas Mission … Continue reading ECP WELCOMES TWO NEW VOLUNTEERS

ECP GENERAL SYNOD CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

The General Synod of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) met in session from May 9 – 11, 2017 at Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City, Metro Manila.  Among several business-related resolutions, the Synod passed resolutions related to legal and social issues current in the nation at this time.   Extrajudicial Killings Among … Continue reading ECP GENERAL SYNOD CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

LOOKING BACK AND BRACING FOR A NEW YEAR

2017 has been a very fulfilling year for the ECP. We have intensified our gains towards Vision 2018 while positively addressing emerging challenges and obstacles. As we step into the last year of Vision 2018, it is reported that as of 2017, we have admitted in union with their respective diocesan conventions a total of … Continue reading LOOKING BACK AND BRACING FOR A NEW YEAR

Pasikan Installed as Fifth Bishop of Diocese of North Luzon

HILARY A. PASIKAN, JR. CONSECRATED AND INSTALLED EDNL BISHOP Hilary Ayban Pasikan, Jr. was consecrated as Bishop of the Church and installed as the fifth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Luzon in a joyous but solemn liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Bulanao, Tabuk, Kalinga province on 14 September 2017. … Continue reading Pasikan Installed as Fifth Bishop of Diocese of North Luzon

PB: A PASTORAL STATEMENT ON THE PEACEFUL TALK BETWEEN THE GRP AND THE CPP-NDF-NPA

EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES NATIONAL OFFICE   A PASTORAL STATEMENT ON THE PEACEFUL TALK BETWEEN THE GRP AND THE CPP-NDF-NPA The Episcopal Church in the Philippines welcomes with joy, earnest prayer and high hopes the decision of the Duterte Administration and the Communist Party of the Philippines, its military arm the New People’s Army … Continue reading PB: A PASTORAL STATEMENT ON THE PEACEFUL TALK BETWEEN THE GRP AND THE CPP-NDF-NPA

PB: A PASTORAL LETTER ON THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF MAY 9

EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES National Office   A PASTORAL LETTER ON THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF MAY 9   As the May 9, 2016 General Election quickly approaches, we call upon the faithful of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines to fulfill their duty and moral obligation to cast their votes.  Indeed, to participate in … Continue reading PB: A PASTORAL LETTER ON THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF MAY 9

Sabang Bao: A Gospel Reincarnation Story

A GOSPEL REINCARNATION STORY: 30 houses inaugurated and turned over; Partner communities grant-back P1.5M by: Floyd Lalwet Everyone, literally or figuratively, shed a tear of joy and of love – the kind that falls when seemingly insurmountable odds are surpassed. This was at the solemn service presided over by the Prime Bishop, with all bishops … Continue reading Sabang Bao: A Gospel Reincarnation Story

PB’s Sermon during the opening of CCEA (Council of Churches of East Asia): “Behold, I make all things new.”

Good evening brothers and sisters in Christ! First, as the host Province of the Council of the Church in East Asia and with our ecumenical partner, the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, I welcome you all to this 2015 CCEA Full Assembly. I pray that our coming together for worship, fellowship and business will further strengthen the bond that unite us as a Council.

PB’s Report on the ECP Centennial Endowment Fund

As we are celebrating Centennial Sunday on 11th October 2015, the National Office is presenting a report on the ECP Centennial Endowment Fund [CEF] which was set up in 2001 as a major capital funding mechanism for Church self-support.  It was designed to be held in trust as an endowment, with only 75% of its annual … Continue reading PB’s Report on the ECP Centennial Endowment Fund