The Members Church of God International and The Community The Members Church of God International , is one of the most prominent and well-established religious congregations in the Philippines today The organization is known to be highly principled and incomparable in upholding God 's righteousness , existing for more than 40 years Believing that one of the most important missions of the members of the Church of God International is to propagate the pure and untarnished Gospel of Christ on earth , the Church has conscientiously and fervently carries this obligation to fellowmen all over
the world through the use of mass media and the Internet . As a member of the Church , one is taught to follow religiously and conscientiously the fundamental doctrines for Christians and righteousness as a way of life , and to be law abiding citizens recognizing the fundamental laws of the land they live in . The true essence of a pure religion is manifested in the Church of God 's high-regard and concern for the fatherless , widows , handicapped and disabled people . The Church 's charity and social welfare ministry Lingap Kapatid was organized and established in 1997 to help the church in its mission to organize and help establish key orphanages in various places to house and care for our less privileged fellowmen who are widowed and abandoned
The historical and current importance of this religion and spirituality in Metro Manila , in particular , manifests in the manner of living of its members . In this community , there are more than 30 ,000 members who abide not only by God 's law but also by the laws of the country . The members do not smoke , nor become engaged in drug addictions , nor drink liquors They are even encouraged not to marry if they are not yet in the proper age and if they are not physically , financially and psychologically stable . This thing leads to helping the community in promoting birth control
Religiosity influences a person 's attitudes and values , providing meaning and purpose in life resulting to a healthy and safe community
Soriano , Eliseo F (2002 .Leaving Behind the Fundamental Doctrines of Christ . Philippines . The Members of the Church of God in Christ ...