The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) is an indigenous evangelical church formed by the union of Protestant Mission churches and institutions in 1948. This union includes the Presbyterian, Philippine Methodist, Brethren, Disciples and Congregational Churches.
We are a vibrant and diverse community of 500,000 members with 1,500 pastors in 3,112 local churches and worship congregations all over the Philippines. We guide our members in their journey of Christian faith and witness. We equip them to lead a healthy congregational life and to engage in active ministry with their local community.
We work for human rights, justice, peace, and the integrity of creation. We are a church that gladly welcomes change. And we are so glad to welcome you here in our website.
A responsible, empowered, self-reliant and caring community of Christian believers committed to the pursuit of a transformed church and society towards an abundant and meaningful life for all.
Establishing and uniting the community of faith for the proclamation of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ towards the transformation of both church and society.
● To strengthen the faith community – which addresses our relationship within the faith community at all levels and in all aspects of its life and work – individual, collective, organizational and institutional
● To enrich the life-work of communities where Local Churches are located – which speaks of the relationship of the Local Churches with the communities where they are situated and where issues are more effectively and meaningfully addressed
● To deepen the impact of its collective response to societal issues and concerns – which reflects the relationship of the whole UCCP with the issues and concerns that effect the life-work of the whole nation, the global community and all of creation