The Manila Episcopal Area United Methodist Men headed by Ricky Ravina from Cavite Conference held the first overnight Revival Fellowship and Seminar at the Jesus Reigns UMC at Pila, Laguna last May 17 – 18, 2014 wit the theme “Sulong sa Pag alab” (Forward in being ablazed).
Rev. DS John Manalo of Cavite Conference was the speaker in the revival night. And Rev DS Joseph Flores of Quezon District held a lecture on discipleship and leadership and Rev. Jestril Alvarado of Wesly UMC in Zambales talked about the UMC DOC discipleship principles. Bishop Rudy Juan visited the event and greeted the attendees. Rev. Joel Capulong the fomer DS of Laguna and pastor of JRUMC gave the morning meditation and Rev. DS Dexter Ceballos was the speaker of the consecration service.
The event is open for all ages and gender and it was attended by lay persons and church workers from different annual conference of MEA. Most of the visitors came from Cavite, Zambales, Pampanga with MEA UMM officers and by the National UMM president Carlos Mano.
According to the MEA UMM leadership that this event will be conducted in every annual conference nd they plan to hold the second revival fellowship in Zambales.