Bible Celebrations, Quizzes, Parade, and Concert held…
February 14 – Cagayan De Oro. The said Northern Mindanao area had its share of the National Bible Celebration. Even the renowned “people’s champ” Manny Pacquiao joined in the said event as the guest speaker. He said, “I am doing this kasi gusto ko kasama ko kayo sa Panginoon” (I am doing this because I want all of you to be with me in the Lord). He further highlighted God’s unconditional love and emphasized the significance of reading the Bible.
January 22, 25 – Manila / Cavite. The United Methodist Church’s 9th National Bible Quiz (NBQ) Grand Finals was held last January 17 at the Philippine Bible Society, United Nations Avenue, Manila. The biennial contest also ushered in the National Bible Week celebration from January 19 to 25.
A Bible Quiz was also held in Alfonso, Cavite that was held at Alfonso Municipal Covered Court.
January 25 – Quezon City. The first Bible Festival Parade of Bible Floats was held at the QC Circle, as spearheaded by Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo. The event was participated in by Diocesan BA Directors of NCR and the Bible Apostolate members and volunteers of the Dioceses of Cubao,Caloocan, Pasig, Paranaque, Manila, and Novaliches.
January 23 – Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija. Thousands of young people from different schools gathered during a Youth Concert organized by Ever Increasing Church International. The goal of the event was to bring awareness of and give importance to the reading of the Bible. #victorymarch#maytheybeOne