The Iglesia Filipina Independiente joyfully announces the Installation of the 13th Obispo Maximo, The Most Reverend Rhee Millena Timbang, elected during the Church’s 14th Triennial General Assembly on 7th-10th May 2017.
The Service of Installation will take place at the IFI National Cathedral, 1500 Taft Avenue, Ermita, Manila on 25th June 2017, the Lord’s Day, at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon.
The Installation of the 13th Obispo Maximo is a service for the whole Church and everyone is invited. Friends from the international and local ecumenical community and organizations the IFI is working with are also gracing the occasion.
Dioceses and parishes are encouraged to bring their banners.
Lay faithful are encouraged to wear their sectoral uniforms and the clergy in their clerical shirts.
Assisting clergy should be attired in cassock, surplice and red stole. Guest clergy, who have registered in advance, are welcome to vest and walk in the procession.
The Service will also see the Oath-taking and Induction of the members of the Church’s 14th Executive Commission into office.
The offering received during the service will be designated for the Obispo Maximo’s discretionary accounts. Contributions and gifts to help defray the cost of the event are welcome.
The Obispo Maximo will be available to greet attendees after the Service before proceeding with the Reception program.