A man who just wants to know and make known a wonderful God.
David E. Sumrall
Executive Council of Servants (Board of Deacons)
Bro. Renato Arquiza, Bro. Jerome Arcega, Sis. Carol Austria, Atty. Shelamarie Beltran, Bro. Antonio Rex Chan, Bro. Manlo Coronel, Archt. Napoleon Cruz, Bro. Jorge Em, Bro. Noel Fadri, Dr. Jerry Jacinto, Sis. Maria Lourdes Ochoa, Sis. Amy Tiongco
Ptr. Joey Pagadora
Ptra. Alisha Sumrall
Ptr. David Chan
Ptra. Veronica Peralta
Christian Arts Department
Sis. Beverley Sumrall
Comprises every aspect of leading worship in its various forms; song, dance, music and drama. It requires the highest standard of ministry among its staff and volunteers, not only on the pulpit as worship leaders but in their daily personal lives as Christians.
Mighty Men in Uniform
Ptr. Mar Capaycapay
MMU is winning every soldier and policeman in every camp for Christ until He comes. The department conducts regular outreaches, chapel services and connect groups to these men and women in uniform. The Freedom Ministry, on the other hand, focuses on different prisons in the Philippines – sharing repentance, hope and true freedom in Christ.
Pastoral Care Team
Ptra. Rose Delos Reyes
The team that finds great joy and privilege to be in the house of every member, at least 3 times a year, to agree with them in prayer, share the gospel to family members, teach lifechanging truths from God’s word and rejoice with their testimonies.
Ptra. Lani Pagadora
Specialized and Professionals Department is created to build fellowships among working professionals in various industries & entrepreneurs – making sure they are grounded in the Word of God and equipped in preaching the Gospel at the workplace through Connect Groups, evangelism, fellowships and seminars.
Youth Builder’s Department
Ptra. Judel Abante
Caring for kids, 0-12 yr old. The department teaches them God’s word, trains them in His ways and leads them to the right path, during their formative years, so they grow up knowing and serving Him. Each service and activity equips COP’s young ones to Shine for Jesus!
Youth, Teens & Campus Team
Ptra. Will Hannah Lazarte
Focuses on equipping and raising up the next generation with The Word of God, so they can be Salt and Light in their respective families, schools and communities. With every Connect Group, fellowship, ministry and worship service, this department aims to teach young people to “Be Like Christ” in every way.
Support Staff Departments
Chief Operations Officer:
Operations Team is responsible for the administrative and operational fulfillment essential to the ministry of Cathedral of Praise. The team comprise the following Departments: Purchasing and Logistics, Membership, Information Services and Technology, Facilities Maintenance and Security.
Chief Financial Officer:
Composed of the Accounting, Treasury, Budget and Internal Audit & Compliance teams, the Finance Department provides financial direction, church budget, financial reports and church funds management, control and safeguards as well as conducts periodic and spot audits.
Internal Audit & Compliance Department
Assists the management to accomplish its objectives by providing assurance on proper controls and risk management processes. It helps in the continuous improvement of church operations by making objective evaluation and recommendations.
Building & Design Department
Architect Mae Michelena-Cruz
Designs and builds physical environments that will protect, nurture, and develop the members of the body. By carefully balancing the 3 contending factors of time, quality and cost, the Building Team creates spaces that are aimed at encouraging each individual to grow and become all that God has destined him to be.
Initiates & spearheads creative communications and promotions for Church-wide and ministry events through every possible medium – TV, Print, Radio, Outdoor, Direct, Digital & Social. It envisions itself to be the benchmark of creativity; a team other entities – be it religious or secular, can look up to in terms of creative communication.
Responsible for the technical production of the Church’s multimedia communication platforms. The team constantly finds solutions to make sure services and events are broadcasted in and out of the church
Office of the Pastor
Christine G. Abcede
Assisting Pastor David Sumrall in fulfilling his administrative function in the church, the duties of the staff of the Office of the Pastor are classified into three key assignments, namely: Administrative Front Office; Meetings, Appointments and Events Calendars; and Sermon Notation and Archiving.
DZBR 531 Bible Radio
Department Head/Station Manager:
In charge of creative & technical production, and programming for DZBR 531-AM, terrestrial and internet radio platforms. The team helps a pool of radio talents create materials that are broadcast quality and Gospel-worthy.
Daily Manna Foundation
Aleth G. Carls
A non-stock, non-profit entity organized to help our fellow Filipino citizens, especially the children, through various charitable activities. Today, DMFI conducts a feeding program that provides meals to at least 2,000 kids and their families, in the poorest parts of Manila every single day, rain or shine.