The Classis of the Protestant Reformed Churches in the Philippines (PRCP) met on Monday, June 13, 2016 in the Maranatha PRC in Valenzuela from 9:00 am until about 4:30 pm.
Rev. Leovy and Mrs. Zeny Trinidad
The main item on the agenda was the examination, according to Article 9 of the Church Order, of Rev. Leovy Trinidad (pastor of the MPRC in Valenzuela).
Maranatha PRC where the examination took place.
Delegates and visitors chatting before the meeting.
Some last minute prep :-)
Going over some matters before the meeting
Rev. Trinidad preached a sermon on John 1:1.....
Delivering the sermon
... and then underwent 3+ hours of oral examination.
The exam schedule
The exam taking place
Coffee Break. Yes it was hot! :-)
The Classis unanimously approved Rev. Trinidad's examination. The Classis gave him a Classical Diploma and declared him a minister of the Word and sacraments within the PRCP.
Rev. Flores, chairman of Classis, announcing Classis' approval, presenting the diploma, and extending congratulations.
The delegates with Rev. Trinidad
We thank the Lord for adding another pastor to the PRCP denomination, and for upholding Rev. Trinidad during his examination.
"I say also unto thee.... I will build my church."