MCC PHILIPPINES is the first MCC in Asia, established in September 7, 1991. We are proud of it as it gives us the vision of MCC spreading God’s love to the rest of our Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender brothers and sisters. Like all other MCC churches in their ethnic origin, MCC PHILIPPINES is an inclusive fellowship for all and especially for the Filipino gays and lesbians. Since 1991, it has become a spiritual and social center for the local gays, lesbians, bisexual, and transgender communities, through its special outreach to homosexuals and to other sexually oriented minorities. Many have found a new meaning to their sexuality and realized the inseparability of it from their spirituality. Its services has been avail of by Catholic priests, nuns and by Protestant pastors. It is a haven to all Christians where Catholic and Protestant worship together and found a common bond in the Gospel of God’s unconditional love.
Compassion is at the heart of every Metropolitan Community Church. Christian love is embodied through ministry among the sick, the bereaved, the broken-hearted, the poor, the oppressed, and all who suffer. Health and wholeness of the spirit, mind and body are fostered through a variety of support group and other church activities for individuals, couples and families. Since its founding, UFMCC has conducted Holy Union ceremonies as a way to celebrate and bless the joining of same-sex couples. UFMCC has been on the forefront of developing networks to provide education, care, comfort and hope for HIV-infected people in many local communities. At the national and international levels, UFMCC has been a public policy advocate for a health care system that serves everyone, and has published a variety of resources on ministry among people with AIDS.
Worship Service with Holy Communion
Support Group, a venue for socio-psychological growth for both members and friends of the church.
Friday Night Socials, making the bond among members stronger through fun-filled and inspiring activities.
Bible Study for spiritual nourishment through the scriptures for growth in wisdom and knowledge of the Word of God.
Rite of Holy Union / Holy Matrimony, the spiritual joining of two persons.
Rite of Laying Of Hands, a prayer for the healing of the sick in mind, body and spirit.
Rite of Blessing for persons, thing, property and relationship
Schedule of Activities:
The X Marks the Spot
SUNDAY WORSHIP CELEBRATION @ 4:00 PM
THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY @ 9:00 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE @ 9:00 PM
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BRO. REGEN LUNA
Interim Pastoral Leader - Moderator
BRO. JED YUMANG
Board Member, Vice Moderator
BRO. ALLAN DIAZ
Board Member, Secretary
BRO. ELMER MADOLID
Board Member, Treasurer
BRO. JOEY VENTAYEN
Board Member, Lay Delegate
For more details, please log on to their website at www.mccph.wordpress.com
I am personally attending MCC, it help me to strengthen my faith more and learned more what truly God feels about the LGBT community. It is also in MCCph that I have found in myself the personal acceptance of who I really am and eventually lead the way for my friends and family accept and better understand me. Blessing us all with the enlighthenment of God's Wisdom.
So, I hope you guys can share the experience, I guarantee that it is worth it to know what truly behind what the Bible and God feels about People Like Us.