I know it’s February, but since this is the first ROH of 2017, let me greet you all a Happy New Year! Well, February is the Chinese New Year, so Kung Hei Fat Choy!
Who made New Year resolutions at the start of the year? Who already broke their resolutions? Don’t worry, because I will suggest that you have a new set of resolutions that will be hard to break because you will hear it the whole year.
It goes like this: “Be on your guard, stand firm for the faith, be courageous, be strong. Your every act should be done with love”.
This was the last message/exhortation of St Paul in his first letter to the Corinthians taken from 1 Corinthians 16:13-14, which is also our CFC theme for 2017. We are indeed blessed to have elders in our community who with the guidance of the HS has discerned a theme for 2017, through an anchor Scripture verse that is not only relevant but very timely.
January 31, 2017
It is with great delight and excitement that we announce our new CFC USA servant leaders for 2017 (effective the date of this letter):
North Central A: Joe Malinao
North Central B: Don Paras
Southeast A: Zaldi Zapanta
We honor and thank Bros. Alex Santos and Ex Funtera for faithfully serving as Regional Heads of their respective regions. Their dedicated efforts and invaluable contributions are greatly appreciated.
CFC Minnesota: Boyet Mangaliman
CFC South Carolina: Dave Guirao
CFC Oregon: Heiko Junge
CFC South Texas: Boy Guinto (Interim)
CFC South Virginia: Vic Sibal
CFC Louisiana: Rodel Santiago
We honor and thank Bros. Joe Malinao, Nanding Carandang, Giovi Paras, Mel Gayao and Noel de Castro for faithfully serving as Area Heads of their respective areas. Their dedicated efforts and invaluable contributions are greatly appreciated.
We honor and thank Bros. Tat Reyes and Vincent Cabrera for faithfully serving as Ablaze Board members. Their dedicated efforts and invaluable contributions are greatly appreciated.
Family Ministries National Core Group:
Bert Araneta (Coordinator)
James De Leon
Marissa Kagahastian (Coordinator)
Chito Barrios (Coordinator)
CFC Youth NCG
Jundy Lacuata (Coordinator)
Mon Del Carmen
May Dela Cruz
CFC Kids NCG
Lyndee Reyes (Coordinator)
We honor and thank Jose Mari Vitan, Marlon Cadag, Yvette Malicay, Manny Marcelino, Mel Gayao, Romy Dacayanan, Manny Po, Beth Laqui, Norma Acebo, Celia Sison, Chris Metzger, and Perry Rivera for faithfully serving in their respective Family Ministry NCGs. Their dedicated efforts and invaluable contributions are greatly appreciated.
Gift of Life National Core Group:
We honor and thank Sis Beth Santayana for serving faithfully serving in the GOL NCG. Her dedicated efforts and invaluable contributions are greatly appreciated.
Let us give our full support to our servant leaders as they give off themselves in service to help fulfill the mission and vision of CFC. Finally, let us all pray for the outpouring of the power of the Holy Spirit upon them and for the intercession of our Blessed Mother.
God bless…and be a Saint!
In Christ through Mary,
National Director, CFC USA
New Servant Leaders for CFC USA 2017
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