The February 15, 2021 police raid of the Lumad Bakwit School in the SVD University of San Carlos Talamban Campus-Cebu in the guise of rescue operation is a blatant violation of the right to education and the right to self-determination of indigenous children and youth. The Council of Bishops condemns this atrocious act by the Police Regional Office -7 and the involved state security forces. The allegations that the Lumad Bakwit Schools or the Indigenous Evacuee School is a training ground of the guerilla New People’s Army are untenable.
This stewardship fundraising campaign aims to establish the UCCP Retirement Plan Program and to support other programs related to improving the benefit and welfare of all church workers, past and present, for their unwavering commitment and dedication to the life and ministry of the church.
The Club seeks to reach out to at least 100 individuals, families, groups, institutions, and partners that will each contribute a significant amount to UCCP by the end of the present Quadrennium.