Philippines

USPG has cherished relationships with the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and the Iglesia Filipina Independiente.

You can learn about the programmes USPG supports in the Philippines in the pages throughout this section.

The ECP and the IFI both took part in USPG's 2021 Communion Day of Prayer. Watch their contributions below.


IFI holds UN event
Find out more about the IFI's event in conjunction with the United Nations' Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Open IFI holds UN event

The Episcopal Church of the Philippines : Asset-Based Community Development
This was a collaborative six-year programme with the congregations that make up the Episcopal Church of the Philippines (ECP). It was launched in 2012 and USPG supported the programme for its entire duration.
Open The Episcopal Church of the Philippines : Asset-Based Community Development

The Iglesia Filipina Indeppendiente : Abundant Life
Abundant Life is a programme the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) set up to empower the Filipino Church to respond to the issues indigenous people face. The IFI had been standing in solidarity with indigenous people groups for many years prior to this and had already developed a programme serving the Lumad people in particular.
Open The Iglesia Filipina Indeppendiente : Abundant Life