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We deplore this grisly act of terror committed against our prophet as we also call for justice for the growing number of victims of extra-judicial killings. We are aghast that ferocious acts like this continue to be perpetrated despite the existence of Martial Law in Mindanao – a clear indication that Martial Law is not an apt solution to the problem of violence in the country. Killings and all forms of violence MUST STOP!Read more
Hear, O God, our earnest plea on behalf of the Filipino people. Free us from fear and awaken us from our disturbing silence amidst all these woeful realities. Embolden us to defend the powerless victims and be in solidarity with the struggling people. Send us forth to where the voice of justice must be proclaimed, and the liberating truth declared. Give us courage to be your voice and be instruments of your peace! For thou has called us to be so “And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.” (James 3:18 ESV )Read more
The Bishop assigned to West Visayas Jurisdictional Area of UCCP calls on all the faithful members of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines to stand in solidarity with the families of the victims of extra-judicial killings in Negros. “We grieve for the lost but we bravely stand with the victims in seeking for justice and truth! The atmosphere of impunity that looms in the province of Negros Oriental is also the same atmosphere in Mindanao and elsewhere in the country.”Read more
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
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