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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

2013 Temple Christmas Devotional

The 2013 Temple Christmas Devotional of the Cebu City Philippines Temple is set on Sunday, December 1, 2013 5:30 PM-7:00PM at the Cebu City Stake Center, Temple Complex.  This annual event is attended by the Full time Temple missionaries, Volunteer Temple workers and Temple Staff with their families. The Temple Presidency will provide the messages.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Transient Bishop

Joseph R. Gimena was being designated as the transient Bishop, tasked to facilitate members coming from the areas devastated by Supertyphoon who are evacuating in Cebu. The coordination on their needs and accomodations with the local leaders and communities are some of his responsibilities aside from the spiritual aspect. Joseph was a former Bishop of the Capitol Ward, Cebu Central Stake and now reside with his family in Lapulapu City.He works as an assistant to the Temple Engineer.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tacloban Missionaries Temple Complex Stopover

Tacloban missionaries arriving at the Patron House 
Sixty full time missionaries assigned in the Philippines Tacloban Mission arrived late last night at the Temple Complex. The missionaries were pulled out  due to the devastation in their area brought by the Supertyphoon Yolanda which hit landfall on Friday, November 8. They were temporarily housed at

Monday, November 11, 2013

Mormon Helping Hands Temple Missionaries

Temple Missionaries busy in packing rice
When calamity strikes, the Temple complex Stake Center becomes a venue of members donning the all familiar yellow green Mormon Helping Hands vests. With the widespread devastation brought by the supertyphoon Yolanda in Central Visayas, more hands are again showing up to help in repacking goods and hygene kits intended for distribution by the LDS Charities. This time, temple service missionaries are all out in their presence along with full time missionaries of the Cebu Mission and members. 
Passing the  packed items to speed up 

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Temple Opens Day After Supertyphoon

Temple operation resumes today, a day after the supertyphoon spared much of central Cebu. The strong winds , however, made Angel Moroni turned to North East.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Temple Closes on Friday

As announced by the Temple Presidency to leaders, the Temple will close on Friday, November 8, 2013. They will inform the earliest should conditions will allow for the Temple to open on Saturday.This is to have the member stay at home and prepare for the typhoon Yolanda projected to cross Cebu island. Scheduled  temple trips of members from nearby islands and Mindanao were already advised to  reschedule. 

Monday, November 4, 2013

Bye bye to the Bellezas

Elder & Sister Belleza having a good laugh during their speech
The Temple Employees and volunteers hosted a boodle fight last October 28 for the departing Patron Housing caretaker service missionaries, Sister and Elder Belleza. The couple will end their mission and leave for New Zealand come November 16 this year.