District Apostle in Makati and Caraga District

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho visited Philippines from August 24th until September 1st, 2019. On Sunday, 24th August in Makati church he was accompanied by all Philippines Apostles. He conducted a divine service and a youth meeting. The Apostles and their assistants were there to attend the National Council Philippines Meeting and the OASYS3 workshop held by brother Robert Maier on the preceding…

6 weeks ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Philippine oldest NAC member passes away

Our oldest member in Makati, Deacon Francisco Equia, born 29th January 1925 passed away, 31st July 2019.  Sealed on 10th October 1974 he was among the very first members  in the the Philippines, thus also the longest living member in the Philippines. He loved to sing in the choir until high age. We extend our condolences, sympathy and prayers go out to the family.

2 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


Together with Apostle Samuel Tansahtikno, Apostle Cleofas Bual, and Bishop Puso, District Apostle Edy Isnugroho toured the Biliran and Leyte sub-district from 14thto 17th July. He conducted Divine Services in Almeria, Visares Ormoc, Baliw Southern Leyte and Bobonon Tacloban.

Their journey continues to Cebu where all Apostles from South East Asia and Bishops from the Philippines gathered for a meeti…

2 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Divine service for the departed

On Sunday we will celebrate the divine service for the departed. How does the New Apostolic Church explain its divine services for the departed? How can we explain to people what occurs there so that they can understand it? Maybe like this. Following is the excerpt from a flyer, Service for the departed, published by the New Apostolic Church International:

Dear guest, we extend a warm welcome to y…

3 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

"Community" magazine No 3/2019 just published

Our most interesting magazine “community” is coming to you again. Interesting articles from our churches around the world, doctrinal explanations, give witness to the editorial of the Chief Apostle “the congregation is alive and active”.


You can download it from the country websites in South Asia. As usual a printed copy is prepared for inspiring reading at home or while travelling. Our Sunday Sch…

3 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Philippine IYC Delegation in Switzerland and Germany

Here I am could also 31 members of the Philippine NAC Youth say, who  travelled to Duesseldorf to attend the International Youth Convention a celebration of faith and identity in the future. During 3 action packed days they entertained  at the booth of SOUTH EAST ASIA with Philippine folklore songs and native games such as Tinikling. Together with their Indonesian brethren they attracted always a…

4 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho visited Negros Oriental

It has been a busy week for Apostle Sigfred Catan. He hosted the District Apostle, as well as Apostle Samuel Tansahtikno who all came to his area from 12th to 19th May. Started from Dumaguete Central to Secopong, Dawis, Lower Carol-an, and ended in Amlan.

The District Apostle conducted several divine services and attended National Council Philippines Meeting. A program with the youth on the weekend…

4 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Annual Report published

Our social-responsibility-service-provider NACSEARelief has published its annual report 2018. It can be downloaded at">  We are thankful for the good co-operation between NAC-Philippines and NACSEARelief.

6 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


Leo Poortvliet, born 21 February 1954, growing up in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. He became Banker and with age of 30 he joined the International Division and subsequently worked world wide in risk audits. First assignment in Malaysia, then Curacao, Dutch Antilles, in the Caribbean where he stayed for 7 years. Here he was called to the work in the ministry. First a Deacon and within 6 months a Pri…

6 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Apostle Desoloc in Lampung/Indonesia

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho invited Apostle Leonilo Desoloc (Philippines) to visit our brethren in Lampung on 15-17 March 2019. On the first day of his visit the District Apostle conducted a ministers and wives service from all districts of Lampung in Sumber Agung. Coinciding with that, it was Apostle Desoloc’s birthday, so he had the opportunity to celebrate together with the ministers and the…

6 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho in Bohol

Annual Meeting NACSEARelief, Apostles and Bishops Meeting, an evening of contemplation at our Tagbilaran Church and then the Divine Service for the Departed on Sunday morning. It was a full program for the District Apostle. He continues his travel with visits to congregations in the interior.

The DA in retirement addressed the congregation in the hour of contemplation in preparation for the Sunday…

7 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Mourning our founding father

District Elder Herbert Pache, Waterloo/Ontario, CANADA passed away 84 years old on 26th February 2019. He founded the New Apostolic Church Philippines in 1972.

Herb Pache touched many lives in this part of the world. He was the first one in Japan, Korea and the Philippines. Also in Hong Kong and Taiwan he gathered the first souls; His name is known here and has a special place in the history of the…

7 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Annual meeting in Jakarta of Apostles and Responsible Rectors South East Asia

During this weekend from 12 to 14 January 2019, the Apostles as well as national rectors, and administrative executives gathered in Jakarta to attend the Annual Convention of the NAC Southeast Asia and discuss a number of topics including the implementation of the concept of ministry and preparation for IYC 2019 in Düsseldorf.

Sunday morning (1/13) they joined with all ministers and wives from DKI…

8 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

A blessed NEW YEAR of Grace, RICH IN CHRIST

The Chief Apostle addresses the faithful world-wide with a personal New Year’s address. “Rich in Christ” is the motto for the year 2019 and the message of our Chief Apostle explores the wealth we have received through our faith in Jesus Christ. It is a wealth that we both treasure and share with our neighbour in word and deed. HAPPY NEW YEAR


9 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


Today is the last day of the year 2018. It is also the last day of responsibility as District Rector for the New Apostolic Church of the Philippines of DA ret. Urs Hebeisen (66). On 18th November 2018 he retired as District Apostle but acted as District Rector, a position comparable to Church President until the end of 2018.

The SEC has approved the assignment of Apostle Samuel Tansahtikno (47) as…

9 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Festivities in Manila with historical dimensions

Chief Apostle Jean Luc Schneider visited Manila from 16th to 20th November 2018. His program had a wide dimension. 40 Apostles gathered for their regional meeting. Then there were the delegates from whole Asia and Western Pacific, From Pakistan to Japan to Australia; a total of 20 countries were represented. After musical and choir renditions at the Makati Church on Saturday the Chief Apostle cond…

10 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

All Saints' Day all Souls' Day

The Christian celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day stems from a belief that there is a powerful spiritual bond between those in heaven and the living and is celebrated in the Philippines by family reunions on cemeteries. November 1 and 2 are National Holiday.

The New Apostolic church has a distinct doctrine on souls salvation for the ones in the realm of the departed based on the concept…

11 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Dumaguete Ruby Wedding

DA Hebeisen was on his last trip with ministry mandate and the Apostle Catan invited him to the Dumaguete Church. It was a weekend of celebration with the Catan family. The Apostle and his wife Sr. Cornelia celebrated their Ruby, 40th wedding anniversary. Their daughter and her husband brought their baby boy for baptismal and sealing to the Altar.It is always a special event when a family celebrat…

11 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Family and Youth Day in Bicol

This was the last area where the District Apostle Helper Edy Isnugroho was not yet introduced. Bh. Cao made comprehensive preparations. A senior program, children gathering, youth meetings, ministers forum and a Divine service was organized. Despite the continued and at times heavy rain each event was filled with joy. The song “We shall keep our faith alive” was not only an expression…

11 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


As a every year on first Sunday October, the New Apostolic Church Philippines celebrated its Thanksgiving. Nation wide the altars were decorated with the produce from the field commemorating gratitude for the daily bred we ask from God for each other in the Lord’s prayer.

The message in the Thanksgiving sermon was based on Psalm 136: 1,25+26. We bring thanks and praise to our God, the creator and a…

12 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

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