THE WORLDWIDE CHURCH OF GOD, an evangelical denomination with 70,000 members, is active in more than 100 countries and territories and maintains its international headquarters in Pasadena, California. The Worldwide Church of God embraces two broad purposes: “To proclaim the gospel of the kingdom of God; and to make disciples of those who are interested, baptizing them and teaching them the commands of Jesus Christ” (Matthew 28:19-20). The Church is first and foremost a pastoral organization. More than 1,800 ordained ministers n the Church serve members in over 840 congregations around the world.

Key facts about the Church in the Philippines