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Accomplishments 2010

Giving Thanks for the Humbling Works God has Done ………….

For significant church events, activities and gifts received

Church Family Easter Outing held. at Marine Base beach at Ternate, Cavite joined in by about 120 people including children. Family Easter Outing in April 2010 which used to be a tradition in the past but was temporarily ceased when the church building activity took off in 2005

Launching of PN6 ALTAR GLITTER in July as fund generation scheme for the waterproofing works of the exterior chancel wall and finishing works of the chancel wall area

Celebration of SCCD’s 84th Founding Anniversary in July with theme encouraging God’s flock to celebrate and purposely do God’s direction of doing ministry.

Received generous donations for purchase of a Upright Piano to the amount of P184,630.00

– Received 9 members in the roster of church members who attended the Membership/Discovery Class sessions and baptized 12 young people who attended the 3-month long Communicants Class

Palawan Mission Trip revitalized partnership.

Mission Retreat of LCSMC Church Workers in Palawan on January 18-22, 2010 joined in by SCCD’s four workers. The idea that came out was a Mission Exposure Trip with a year-long preparation to Palawan dubbed as Palawan Mission Challenge.

Piano scholars take part in Children’s Church. The budding youth scholars of piano lessons supported by SCCD’s Scholarship Program aimed at honing their musical gifts.

Debbie Shields visits SCCD. Debbie Shields, considered by SCCD as “missionary” from sister church UCC Holmdel in New Jersey, UCC Holmdel is sponsoring the schooling of two children enrolled in the DLA.

Special Ministries going strong. Under the dynamic leadership of Pastor Bea Hernandez – SCCD’s Special Ministries have taken off and are going strong.

SDCC– Sabang Disciples Consumers Cooperative has now 62 official members and with about P300,000.00 in capital.

Serenity House of Sobriety – Spiritual nurturing services are being provided by the Pastoral Team

Philhealth Voluntary Membership – Some 190 families were registered under the Indigent Family Free Membership program for one year.

–  Adult Literacy Program – Saturday classes offered to parents who willingly joined the session under 4 new teaching volunteers namely: Lodie Matro, Argie Mendez, Rose Calungin and Pastor Bea Hernandez.

Vermi-Veggie Garden (VVG) –aimed at raising more vermi (African earth worms) that will produce compost as organic fertilizers which will provide nutrients to vegetables planted in pots.

TRP – Typhoon Rehabilitation Program which was an outgrowth of the devastation created by Typhoon Ondoy in September. To date we have given support to Rehabilitation program to La Union brethren which have been stricken by typhoon Juan.

–  Health and Fitness Program –Aimed to handle care and Health program to maintain body weight management and health education.

–  Hosting of LCSMC Piano Yes Recital on Apil 10, 2010 with the most number of recitalist from UCCP Sabang.

–  Holding of Special Prayer Service for the National Elections with volunteers from the PPCRV (Pastoral Parish Council for Responsible Voting)  to nurture the Church on National Election 2010.

–  Successful holding of Youth and Kids Summer Camp with 48 and 25 participants respectively.

–  Launching of SPECIAL COURSE for leaders and budding leaders of UCCP SCCD integrated in the Thursday Bible Study (8-9PM only) under the leadership of the Pastoral Team.

–  Launching of New Church Calendar of Activity in celebration of  the Christian Education and Nurture namely: Harvest Sunday and Church Family Sunday.

– Launched the Archiving Committee which worked for the release of SCCD Ministry Brochure, Photo Exhibit, History Hall at Mezzanine Area, Slideshow Presentation of SCCD History as education material for Church History and DNews makeover.

–  Celebration of Sabang Disciples Consumers’ Cooperative 1st Year Anniversary under Special Ministry

–  Received in the fold new Choir Conductor for SCCD Chancel Choir

–  Holding of SCCD Music Ministry retreat and lauching of Psalmist Coordinating Council to oversee the future direction of the Music Ministry its goals and visions.

–  Hosting of MUZIKALOOB 2010. The yearly Muzikaloob of the Conference CYF which gathers the Youth Praise and Worship Team of the local churches within LCSMC some 600 young people registered to

– Finishing of Purpose Driven Life Course offered to 24 Young People and Graduated in December 2010

For significant improvements in the church and school building projects

  • Completion of the Main Stairs Canopy
  • Restoration of the eroded creekside at the back of the school building which was restored by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA)
  • Fencing done in restored creekside.
  • DLA employed significant improvements in its laboratory facilities. It is now fully  air-conditioned on its permanent location in the west wing of the 2ndfloor.
  • Internet WiFi facility was also installed
  • The School Canteen was improved as well with cost shouldered by the SDCC (Cooperative) which now houses the Coop Grocery and School Supplies store.
  • Installation and Completion of Mezzanine Railings.

Church Workers/ Pastoral Team attended specific seminar, invitation and Pastoral Care and Nurture namely:

–   CHURCH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT sponsored by Christian Growth Ministries Inc and Action International Ministries at Jabez Campsite on August 17-19, 2010

–   Children’s Festival Facilitator

–   Church Lay Formation Facilitator for Polity and Church Governances

–   Exchange Pulpit Preacher to UCCP Bagong Bayan

–   UCWO National Assembly to newly convened Middle Luzon Jurisdiction in Condora La Union

–   National UCWO General Assembly at Dipolog City as UCWO Representative

–   United Methodist Church, Comembo Makati

–   Exchange Pulpit Preacher to UCCP Carmona, UCCP Dulong Bayan