Filled with enthusiasm and joy, thousands of PMCC (4th Watch) brethren from Southern Luzon, covering the provinces of Laguna (Smyrna Area), Batangas (Shiloh Area), Quezon and the Island province of Marinduque (Sinai Area) gathered in their Joint Fellowship last March 8 at Lipa Youth and Cultural Center, Lipa City, Batangas
During the seminar, Bishop Doming Ferriol, Southern Luzon Overseer ministered the Words of God. In his message, he mentioned, “We are placed in the true church of Christ for us to be taught of right attitude and behavior so let our unity in the vision of God through His Apostle be made perfect!”
The worship started with a Body Worship presented by San Pablo Locale followed by the parade of Philippine National Flag, PMCC (4thWatch) Flag, muses representing the three districts, Church Elders, Ministers, Locale Head Pastors, program partakers and Area Coordinators.
Pastor Elma Larga together with the Rosario Locale Praise and worship team led the joyful singing followed by the Opening Prayer led by Pastor Darwin Macasaddu, Quezon and Marinduque District Coordinator. Warm greetings from Pastor Ning Ferriol, Calamba Locale Pastor, welcomed the brethren and visitors. Then, Pastor Ronald Ruiz, the Head Pastor of Lucena Locale gave the announcements followed by the Scripture reading led by Pastor Arvin Travilla.
The Word Magazine was also promoted to encourage the brethren to support the print ministry of the church. Songs of praises that lifted the Name of the Lord were rendered by the local churches of Candelaria, Bauan and El Ava Shir Choir Calamba. The offertory message that encouraged the brethren in generous giving was delivered by the Head Pastor of Bay, Laguna Locale, Pastor Raquel Dela Cruz.
In the highlight of the event, which is the meditation on God’s Word, Beloved Apostle Arsenio Tan Ferriol was the Keynote speaker. In his message, he expounded the importance of unity in faith that preached by the sent ones of God. He also quoted, “If we are united, we will be a strong kingdom. If you are not gathering with Christ, your life will be wasted.” The pure and unadulterated Words of God blessed and moved every brethren to do the best for the Lord! (R. De Guzman)