Most Holy Church of God in Christ Jesus
The Most Holy Church of God in Christ Jesus (Kabanalbanalang Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus in Filipino
Filipino language
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), is a Christian denomination founded in the Philippines by Bishop Teofilo D. Ora in May 1922.
It has spread to areas including California
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, USA; Calgary
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, Canada and some Asian countries. The World Christian Encyclopedia estimates the church has a following of about 30,000.

Mission of the Church

To preach the gospel of the Kingdom of God or Kingdom of Heaven, to the whole world, all the nations, produce fruits, care for and insure the fruits last and become one holy nation, make Christ Jesus their Lord, with hope and AGAPE in GOD.

Church Bishops

The church was founded by Bishop Teofilo D. Ora in 1922. After his death in 1969, he was officially succeeded by Bishop Salvador C. Payawal who led the church until 1989. Subsequent bishops were Bishop Gamaliel T. Payawal (1989 to 2003) and Bishop Isagani N. Capistrano (2003 - present).

Church Anthem

Just like the other nations in this lowland, the church as a Spiritual Nation has its own anthem, the "Psalm of Zion", which is based on .

Church Flag

The church's flag is made up of three colors, each of which symbolizes an aspect of the church.
  • Red - Love of God
  • White - Holiness
  • Yellow - Faith

The flag is based on the design of the Philippine national flag, having a white triangle with its base at the hoist, and a bi-color field, in this case gold and red. The church's seal is in the triangle. The seal on the flag has a gold eagle on top, clutching a white arching ribbon with red upper case letters reading "KABANALBANALANG".

Beneath the ribbon is a ring formed by a gold cord on the outer edge and a gold chain on the inner edge, voided white, with red upper case letters reading "IGLESIA NG DIOS" in the upper half and "KAY KRISTO HESUS" in the lower. Within the ring is a gold upright anchor on a background voided white.

Radio Programs

" Ang Kabanalbanalan " is the church's evangelistic radio program which aim to preach the gospel of the Kingdom of God or Kingdom of Heaven on a wider reach and airs on the following radio stations in the Philippines:
DWBL 1242 Khz AM Band
  • Every Wednesday - 9:00pm - 10:00pm
  • and Sunday - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

KISS FM 95.1 Lucena City
  • Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 7:00-7:30PM
  • and Saturday - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

YES FM 104.1 - Urdaneta City
  • Ever Saturday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Church Choir

The AGAPE CHOIR is the name of the then choir from Division of Chelal (then Pampanga and Bataan) and later on was used to become the name of the Church's national choir. The Choir Ministry selected individuals to become the National Church Choir from the members of different special division choirs then, namely the:
  • Panatag Choir from Division Metro Manila,
  • Spirit Filled Choir from Division of Rizal, Cavite, Laguna,
  • Sanghimig Choir from Division of Pampanga and Bataan, and
  • Maranatha Choir from Division of Bulacan.


The word shalom
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is used in greeting members whenever they meet on such occasions like church service, thanksgiving, and many other church related activities or even in the streets. The word mizpah
Mizpah (emotional bond)
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is used whenever the members depart on such occasions as from a church service, thanksgiving, and many other church related activities.

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