Philippine Bible Society

National Bible Week Around the Nation

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A festive National Bible Week celebration took place around the country from January 21- 27, 2013. This annual event was participated in by various churches and parishes and featured Bible-related activities that celebrated the most powerful book ever written. Local government agencies and units, towns, cities and municipalities as well as schools and organizations held programs focused on the National Bible Week’s theme “Proclaim the Word, Profess the Faith” based from Psalm 119:105 and 2 Timothy 4:2.
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Flag raising ceremonies by local government units and agencies features special programs honoring the Bible. Among the LGUs that celebrated were Manila Police district, Marikina, Imus, Pasig, Kawit, San Juan, Baguio, Cavite, Palawan, Sampaloc, San Pablo, Valenzuela, Cebu, Pasay, Pateros and Guiguinto, Bulacan.
Highlighting the week-long celebration was the Bible Distribution among the LRTA employees on January 24. Selected staffs from PBS were dispatched to four major stations to assist in the distribution of selections, tracts and New Testament Bibles. The LRTA management also supported the NBW celebration by allowing the posting of NBW tarpaulin in all LRT Stations.
lrta21 - Philippine Bible SocietyPartnerships with various organizations also paved the way for the conduct of educational yet fun-filled activities. These include story telling sessions and Bible Museum tours for members of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines and Rightstart ministries.  The Landbank of the Philippines hosted the Roving Bible Museum for a week and conducted a 2-day Handwritten Unity Bible event at their main office in Padre Faura. Meanwhile, San Pablo, Laguna also requested for the Roving Bible Museum to visit them and to stage a Handwritten Unity Bible event as part of their NBW Celebration.
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Other activities include Bible Parades, quizzes, i-Proclaim (bible reading), displays, motorcades, run/walk for the Bible, essay writing, poster making and slogan making contests, and other creative activities and events.
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Praise and thanks be to God for successful celebration of National Bible Week 2013!
 
 
 

I am a Bible Ambassador because I believe that the Bible can help people a lot. And knowing the Bible, people come in touch with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Most Rev. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.
Most Rev. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.Apostolic Administrator, Achdiocese of Manila

Gusto kong makipag-fellowship sa kanila, masaya sa Philippine Bible Society kapag may mga (membership) meetings.  Gusto ko rin madagdagan knowledge ko... yung opportunity makapag.distribute ng Biblia sa maraming tao at magamit ako ng Panginoon. Pangatlo ay yung ma.bless din ako and be a blessing to many people.

Ptra. Dolores “Loy” Fulgencio
Ptra. Dolores "Loy" FulgencioAnnual PBS Member

It's an honor and a privilege for me to support the Philippine Bible Society - to reach out to the unreachable people by giving Bibles not only in the Philippines but the whole world.

Ptra. Nina Vergara
Ptra. Nina VergaraAnnual PBS Member

“It is a blessing to be able to support our local churches in need of Bibles and Bible study programs. It is our hope that they not only grow in terms of membership but also have the heart to extend spiritual help to others, just like how they have received help.”

Ptr. Callum TabadaUCCP Cosmopolitan Administrative Pastor (AACP benefactor)

“We are thankful since each individual now has a Bible. Our members will no longer have a hard time reading. Thank you also for the discipleship materials for these will help all in getting to know Jesus and to know how to be a better Christian.”

Ptr. Eric BulanteChurch Pastor, Shepherd's Church in Hills of Zion, Talim Island (AACP beneficiary)

“Philippine Bible Society organizes trainings that really respond to the needs of people who are suffering.
It has well-equipped leaders who facilitate trainings and workshops.
Its mission to reach out to Filipinos using God’s Word is fulfilled through its works.”

Miriam del RosarioExecutive director at The Birthright Educators Foundation

“I praise and thank our Almighty God that, through PBS, I now own a Poimen version of MBB (Magandang Balita Biblia) in the national language of the Philippines – Tagalog.
Knowing Matthew 10:32-33, I read and study the Bible so that I will not be dismayed when the Lord Jesus Christ comes. Life is too short compared with the promise of eternal life in God’s Kingdom.”

Jorge BianesLocal Church Elder at LJOR Unified Commonwealth

I think this is very helpful to every readers. The word of the Lord are the food of our soul which we always need every minute of our life. I dont often read the Bible but everytime i open it, God was always like in front of me and speaking as what is something i'm just needing to hear. He speaks to me and i can feel it. A million thanks to You my Lord.

CrisTin Bocar AtregenioHousewife, Stay-at-home parent

I love the ministry of the Philippine Bible Society in sharing the Word to the world. God bless PBS!

Ganni BanzueloScripture Marketing Officer at Philippine Bible Society