PMCC (4th Watch) of Miami, Florida - The Newest US District Church
April 27, 2019
Miami is one of the state's – and the world's – most popular vacation destinations. Today, it has become a home to the newest PMCC (4th Watch) Local Church in the United States!
We can only praise and thank God for the vision-filled and prolific ministry of our beloved Apostle Arsenio T. Ferriol and the unwavering obedience of our District Coordinator, Bishop Jonathan S. Ferriol, to the Apostle’s mandate to open up more cities and plant more churches across the United States of America.
Thankfully, the same spirit of obedience flows to the rest of the ministers in the District. Upon hearing the Extension Explosion challenge, Bro. Charles Co, together with Bro. Rolexis Tapel, initiated the endeavor to till the spiritual grounds on the City of Miami, and the Lord has been evidently gracious! As a result, a historic moment unfolded on this sunny but beautiful day as the PMCC (4th Watch) of Miami, Florida is finally inaugurated. Present in the monumental event are some of the US District Ministers headed by Pastor Maritess Ferriol, who also is the special guest speaker of the day. Brethren from other parts of Florida State such as Orlando and Tampa also graced the occasion. Some members from Atlanta, Georgia also joined the special event.
Not minding the long travel, everyone came in high spirits and with great anticipation for the Lord’s mighty moving. And without any shadow of doubt, everyone can agree that indeed, the Lord is within the midst of His people this day!
The event opened up with a testimony segment where the host brethren of Miami, Sis. Chona and Sis. Arlyn, expressed their gratitude for the grace they were given to be the initial and core supporters of this pioneering work. It was followed by a beautiful Ribbon Cutting ceremony led by Ptr. Maritess Ferriol, assisted by the Sub-District Coordinators and District Ministers.
The celebration continued as everyone settled back to their seats and took part in the Worship Service. An air of jubilation filled the four corners of the Worship hall as the Praise and Worship Team began in leading the congregation in a lively and spirit-lifting singing unto the Lord. The Miami Youth Firebrands showcased dance and song numbers respectively that definitely added inspiration to the event. Then the word of God was finally preached with power as Pastor Thess stepped behind the pulpit. Later on, Bro. Rolexis Tapel was installed as the pastor of the newly opened Miami Local Church. The service was wrapped up in a ministry time where a number of guests and brethren came forward to be prayed for regarding their various situations and requests.
Finally, everyone proceeded to the hall next door for a sumptuous lunch and more heartwarming fellowship! While some took their time catching up with their seat mates, some hurried off to catch their flights back to their respective local churches.
It was indeed a day to remember not only for the brethren in Miami, but for the whole US District as well!
Glory to God!