In photos: The new Iglesia Ni Cristo House of Worship in Ewa Beach, Hawaii

The facade of the new Iglesia Ni Cristo House of Worship in Ewa Beach in Hawaii which was dedicated to God in a special worship service officiated by INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo. The occasion highlighted worldwide celebrations of the INC’s 50th year in the West, and also its 104th anniversary since it was first registered in the Philippines. (Photo by Roni Lee Anicete, EBC US Bureau, Eagle News Service)
Photo taken on July 26 2018 by Brother Armando J. Gonzales (Eagle News Service)
Another photo taken of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) House of Worship in Ewa Beach in Hawaii, on July 26, a day before it was dedicated to God in a special worship service officiated by INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo on Friday, July 27, 2018, on the INC’s 104th anniversary and 50th year in the West. (Photo by Roni-Lee Anicete, EBC US Bureau, Eagle News Service)
The 810-seater Iglesia Ni Cristo House of Worship in Ewa Beach in Hawaii which was the biggest house of worship constructed from the ground up by the INC outside of the Philippines. It was dedicated to God in a special worship service officiated by INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo on Friday, July 27, 2018, on the INC’s 104th anniversary and 50th year in the West. (Contributed photo. Eagle News Service)

 

On July 27, 2018, this new 810-seater Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) House of Worship in Ewa Beach, Hawaii was dedicated to God in a special worship service officiated by the Church’s Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo on the occasion of the INC’s 50th year in the West, and 104th anniversary since it was first registered in the Philippines.

It was in Ewa Beach where the Church also held its first worship service fifty years ago, on July 27, 1968, which was officiated by the then Executive Minister Brother EraƱo G. Manalo.

On Friday, July 27, in Hawaii (July 28 Philippine time) during the historic dedication of the new INC 810-seater House of Worship in Ewa Beach, Brother Eduardo also ordained 50 new ministers of the Church.

Since 2009, the INC had already dedicated to God more than 3,010 new houses of worship in the Philippines and abroad for its rapidly increasing membership spread in 143 countries and territories around the world. Its members presently belong to 133 different ethnic groups and nationalities.

Twenty-one more INC houses of worship in continental US and Canada alone are set to be dedicated to God in the months of July, August and September, according to INC General Auditor Glicerio Santos Jr.

(Eagle News Service)