The WWCF Couples Ministry ODT Team successfully concluded its Cavite Region Couples Marriage and Parenting whole day seminar, which was attended by representatives from 3 districts that are composed of 14 WWCF Outreach churches in Cavite. ODT means One Day Treat with Christ for Couples. The theme of the event was "IT TAKES THREE," and it was held last July 8, 2017, Saturday, with WWCF Imus Cavite as the host church headed by Bishop Eli Famorcan. "IT TAKES THREE" was inspired by Matthew 19:6, which says, "So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate."
The Couples Ministry believes that God will use the ministry mightily as a channel of blessing for His kingdom as it reaches out and ministers to married couples in order to draw them near to God with Christ at the center of their marriage and family. Through this, couples will be enabled to pursue their journey together until they reach their destination by proclaiming the Word of God through their lives to everyone around them. Praise God!
Representatives from all Cavite Outreach churches actively participated in small caregroup discussions, learning and sharing their own testimonies and experiences. The question and answer portion between couple participants and couple speakers was one of the highlights of the sitdown seminar-workshop. The discussions centered on three modules that were presented by the speakers. These were “Roles and Responsibilities of Husband and Wife,” “Practical Family Finance Stewardship,” and “Parenting Millennials and Digital Natives.”
Truly God is able and is so awesome! He allowed the event to be a remarkable success while serving His purpose. This endeavor is for His glory. Because of this, the Cavite regional pastors were all requesting for another couples seminar to be scheduled before the year ends. Future topics may include those related to communication, resolving conflicts, and sexual intimacy. The Couples Ministry is so overwhelmed and is thankful to the LORD for the following feedback and comments from different pastors:
Pastor Ariel of Noveleta, Cavite: "Salamat po sa Makati Couples ODT Team. And we are looking forward for the next couple seminar. Bishop Eli will call the attention of the 3 district overseers of the whole Cavite Region to encourage their couples to attend for the 2nd time. Nakaka-bless po kasi yung ministry at teachings niyo. Thank you for being a vessel and channel of blessing. To God be the glory! God bless us all!"
Pastor Ricky of General Trias, Cavite: "Maraming salamat, Couples Team Makati. Na-bless at na-ministeran kami sa 'It Takes Three' Couples Seminar. Mag schedule po tayo ng seminar for WWCF Gentri Church - itaon natin na HOLIDAY para maraming maka-attend at mapagpala ng LORD sa pamamagitan ng inyong Couples Ministry. God bless sa inyo."
Pastor Dennis of GMA, Cavite: "Thanks so much, Makati Couples ODT Team... We are blessed sa ministry na kinabibilangan nyo. Napaka-generous niyo po. Salamat po. Appreciate it so much. God bless your ministry and family."
Pastora Loi Famorcan of Imus, Cavite: "COUPLE'S MINISTRY FROM MAKATI! Thank you for ministering to us! God bless you more!"
The Couples ODT Team is indeed thankful to God for anointing each member. This made a significant difference in touching lives. Also, we are thankful to God for causing the hearts of our sponsors to extend their support.
The Couples Ministry is encouraging all couples to join our regular Couples Fellowship every Saturday from 7:00 to 9:00PM. Come and be blessed, and be a blessing! To God be all the glory!
By Bro. Noel Onguda
WWCF Makati - Couples Ministry