Davao Episcopal Area

Davao Episcopal Area

The Davao Episcopal Area of the Philippine Central Conference consist of 5 annual conferences and 15 district conferences. As per survey made last Dec. 2008 there are 245 local congregations and a total membership of 16,956.

The geographical area of the DEA covers the Bicol Region, the islands of the Visayas and the whole of Mindanao.

The annual conferences with some important features are described below:

Mindanao Philippines Annual Conference

This annual conference is the first conference organized in Mindanao. It was formerly part of the Northwest Philippines Annual Conference. It gave birth to three other conferences as a result of her vigorous mission work in Mindanao and the Visayas.

At present the geographical area of this conference include the following provinces and its components cities:

   Province                                 Cities

North Cotabato                     Kidapawan City

South Cotabato                     Cotabato City

Sultan Kudarat                      Tacurong City

Maguindanao                        General Santos City

Saranggani                             Koronadal City

The four districts of this conference with the local congregations under them are as follows:

Mindanao Central District

District Superintendent: Rev. Josue I. Daroy                                                       

1353 Mercado St,, Kabacan, Cotabato                                                    

9407 North Cotabato                                                                         

 Mobile: 09262066522

Local Congregation   Address

Bethel UMC                         Bannawag, Kabacan, Cotabato

Breath of God UMC           Dimapaco, Libungan, Cotabato

Canaan UMC                      Lower Paatan, Kabacan, Cotabato

Cappia UMC                        Gayonga, Kabuntalan, Maguindanao

Central UMC                        1017 Bonifacio St., Kabacan, Cotabato

Christ UMC                          Upper Paatan, Kabacan, Cotabato

Founder UMC                      Aringay, Kabacan, Cotabato

Galillee UMC                        Pasandalan, Lebak, Sultan Kudarat

Getsemane UMC                 Sangay, Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat

Glad Tidings UMC              Glad, Midsayap, Cotabato

Good Shepherd UMC         Marbel, Matalam, Cotabato

Hope UMC                           Pisan, Kabacan, Cotabato

Jordan UMC                         Poloypoloy, Labak, SK

Keytodak Mission               Keytodak, Kalamansig, SK

Kutang Bato UMC             Sinsuat Ave., Cotabato City

Living Faith UMC               Malanduage, Kabacan, Cotabato

Living Water UMC              Katidtuan, Kabacan, Cotabato

Midsayap UMC                   Rizal St., Midsayap, Cotabato

Mt. Ararat UMC                  Sanggadong, Kabacan, Cotabato

Mt. Sinai UMC                     Dagupan, Kabacan, Cotabato

New Philadelphian UMC   Sinawingan, Linbungan, Cotabato

Samaria UMC                      Gentalis, Poloypoloy, Lebak, SK

Spring of Living Water UMC Cuyapon, Kabacan, Cotabato

Sunshine UMC                     Osias, Kabacan, Cotabato

University UMC                   Sunset Drive, Kabacan, Cotabato

Mindanao Central-East District                             

District Superintendent: Rev. Joshana R. Aben                                                                              

Spottswood Methodist Center                                                       

Kidapawan City 9400                                                                    

Mobile: 09268552950                                                                      

Email: joshanabing@yahoo.com

     Local Congregation                     Address

Zion UMC                             Palusok, Makilala, Cotabato

Blessed Redeemer UMC    Malabuan, Makilala, Cotabato

Branscomb Memorial UMC SMC, Kidapawan, City

Community Mission UMC                SPMC, Kidapwan City

Emmanuel UMC                 Luna Norte, Makilala, Cotabato

First Nowel UMC Dugong, Mlang, Cotabato

Green Pasture UMC            Puss-Inda, Amas, Kidapawan, City

Healing Grace UMC           Malatab, Antipas, Cotabato

Hope Valley UMC              Tumanding, Arakan, Cotabato

Little Cochran UMC           Bulacanon, Makilala, Cotabato

Living Grace UMC              Tejada Subd. Makilala, Cotabato

Living Word Mission           San Vicente, Makilala, Cotabato

New Galilee UMC                Malungon, Makilala, Cotabato

Pioneer UMC                        Pob. 2, Mlang, Cotabato

Spring of Life UMC            Bato, Makilala, Cotabato

Tongao Mission                   Tongao, Temparan, Magpet,Cot.

Truth UMC                           La Suerte, Mlang, Cotabato

Rodson UMC                       Riverside, Matalam, Cotabato

Riverside UMC                    Doruluman, Arakan, Cotabato


Mindanao South District                                               

District Superintendent: Rev. Ester D. Nasayao                                                    

283 Romero St., Gen. P. Santos                                         

Koronadal City 9506                                                           

Tel/Fax:     083-2285849                                                       

Mobile:                       09052556687                                                    

Email:  esternasayao@yahoo.com                                     


   Local Congregation          Address

Acacia Outreach                  Acacia, Blingkong, Lutayan

Agustina Memorial UMC  Caloocan, Koronadal City

Blessed Redemeer UMC    Little Baguio, Surlah, South Cotabato

Cape of Faith UMC            Rantangan, South Cotabato

Central UMC                        Lukban St.,General Santos City

Community UMC               Palian, Tupi, South Cotabato

Esperanza UMC                  Esperanza, South Cotabato

Faith UMC                            Salyen, Kiamba, Saranggani

First UMC                             Domingo St., GPS, Koronadal City

Good Shepherd UMC         Kiamba, Sarangani

Grace UMC                          Tupi, South Cotabato

Green Hills UMC                 Fatima Gen. Santos City

Hilltop UMC                         Safatubo, Glan, Sarangani

Hope Mission                       Gen. Mitum, Kiamba, Saranggani

Libot Bulol UMC                 Pangi, Lunen, Tupi, South Cotabato

Mt. Sinai UMC                     Lake Cebu, South Cotabato

New Life UMC                     Polomolok, South Cotabato

Prince of Peace UMC         Tamnag, Lutayan, SK

Riverside UMC                    Tablao, Kiamba, South Cotabato

Sfut Lawil UMC                  Saboy, Lunen, Tupi, South Cotabato

Simon Peter UMC               Blinkong, Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat

St.,John UMC                       Namnama, Koronadal, South Cotabato

St., Joseph UMC                  New Pangasinan, Koronadal City

St., Peter UMC                     Ligaya, Genral Santos City

Tube Smakong UMC         Lunen, Tupi, South Cotabato

Zion UMC                             Surallah, South Cotabato

Mindanao Southwest District                                                       

District Superintendent: Rev. Benjamin M. Dupitas                                                   

Gallego Street, Kalawag 2, Isulan                                                   

Sultan Kudarat, 1905                                                                    

Tel.:       064-2013661                                                                      

Mobile:                 09282007013    


    Local Congregation      Address

Capitol UMC                        Pamintuan St., Kalawag II, Isulan, SK

Central UMC                        National Hi-way, Tacurong City

Christ The King UMC         Katiko, Pres. Quirino, Sultan Kudarat

Damascus UMC                  Lilit, Lambayong Sultan Kudarat

Emmanuel UMC                 San Emmanuel, Tacurong City

Everlasting UMC                 Laguilayan, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat

Good Shepherd UMC         Katitisan, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat

Joy UMC                               Kalibuhan, Palimbang, South Cotabato

Maligaya UMC                    Maligaya, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat

New Galilee UMC                Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat

Pag-asa UMC                       Poblacion. Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat

Peace UMC                          New Tarlac, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat

Pizga UMC                           Palumbi, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat

Sariwa UMC                         Sariwa Laguinding, Sultan Kudarat

Survivor UMC                      Columbio, Sultan Kudarat

Tagumpay UMC                 Kapaya, Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat

Trinity UMC                         Sadsalan, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat

Wesley UMC                        Villamor, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat

Zion UMC                             Pine Tree, Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat


East Mindanao Philippines Annual Conference

This conference covers the following geographical area of Eastern Mindanao:

Provinces                                Cities

Davao Norte                         . Tagum City

Davao Sur                             . Digos City

Davao Oriental                    . Mati City

Compostela Valley             . Butuan City

Agusan Sur                           . Davao City

Agusan Norte                       . Bislig City

Surigao Norte                       . Surigao City

Surigao Sur

There are two districts that comprise the East Mindanao Philippines Annual

Conference The two\districts and the local churches under them, together with

the names of their respective district superintendent are enumerated are as follows:

Southeast District                                                                                            

District Superintendent: Rev. Reuel M. Miguel                                                          

The United Methodist Church                                                         

 Road, Dumoy, 8000 Davao City

 Mobile: 09267725631                                                         

 Email:   reuel.miguel@yahoo.com

          Local Congregation               Address

Asuncion Mission                                Asuncion, Davao del Norte

Bacungan UMC                  Prk 9, Bacungan, Magsaysay, Davao Sur

Banaybanay UMC             Rang-ay, Banaybanay, Davao Oriental

Bansalan UMC                    Bansalan, Davao Sur

Belen UMC                           Malungon, Magsaysay, Davao Sur

Camuning UMC                  Camuning, Asuncion, Davao Norte

Carmen UMC                      Ising, Carmen, Davao Norte

Cathedral TUMC                                104-1 C.M. Recto St. Davao City

Daig Mission                         Daig, Tulunan, Cotabato

Dapoc UMC                         Dapoc, Daig, Tulunan, Cotabato

Digos UMC                           Gen. Lim St., Digos City

Dumoy UMC                       Summerland Subd., Davao City

Kapalong UMC                   Osmena St., Kapalong, Davao Norte

Laya UMC                           Laya, Tulunan, Cotabato

Limbahan UMC                  Limbahan, Lupon, Davao Oriental

Magsaysay UMC                                Magsaysay, Davao Sur

Maibo UMC                         Maibu, Magsaysay, Davao Sur

Manikling UMC                   Manikling, San Isidro, Davao Or.

New Agno UMC                  New Agno, Kapalong, Davao Norte

New Santiago UMC            New Santiago, Asuncion, Davao Norte

FUMC Davao City              416 Vinson St., Obrero, Davao City

Padada Mission                   Padada, Davao Sur

Pag-asa UMC                       Pag-asa, Kapalong, Davao Norte

Panabo UMC                       Salvacion, Panabo, Davao Norte

Sto. Tomas UMC                                Santo Tomas, Davao Norte

Tacul UMC                           Tacul, Magsaysay, Davao Norte

Townsite UMC                     Camoning Rd., Kapalong, Davao Norte

Northeast District                                                                                        

District Superintendent: Rev. Abraham P. Perasol                                                           

978 Osmenia St. Tagum City                                                          

Mobile: 09066740334

Email: apperasol@yahoo.com

Local Congregation          Address

Alegria UMC                        Alegria, San Francisco, Agusan Sur

Anoling UMC                       Sta. Cruz Rosario, Agusan Sur

Aurora UMC                        Auro Compostela Valley

Bantacan UMC                   Bantacan, New Bataan, ComVall

Cabadbaran UMC              Cabadbaran, Agusan Norte

Catanduan Mission            Bislig City

Centenary UMC                  San Francisco, Agusan Sur

Compostela UMC               Compostela, ComVal

Del Monte UMC                  Del Monte, Talacogon, Agusan Sur

Faith UMC                            Imeelda, Bunawan, Agusan Sur

Hope Mission                       Butuan City

Imelda UMC                        Imelda, Bunawan, Agusan Sur

Koo Mission                         Consuelo, Agusan Sur

Mangagoy UMC                 Mangagoy, Bislig Surigao Sur

New Corella UMC               Poblacion, New Corella, Davao Norte

New Bohol Mission             New Bohol, New Corella, Davao Norte

Nuevo Iloco UMC               Nuevo Iloco, Mawab, ComVal

San Andres UMC                                San Andres, Bunawan, Agusan Sur

San Jose UMC                     San Jose, COmpostela, ComVal

Tagbongabong UMC          Tagbongabong, RTR, Agusan Norte

Tagum City UMC               30 Osmena St., Tagum City

Victory UMC                        Patin-ay, San Francisco, Agusan Sur

Wasaian Mission                 Wasia, Rosario, Agusan Sur


Visayas Philippines Annual Conference

This conference covers all the geographical area of the Islands of the Visayas. The

island of Samar is included for purposes of mission work with the aim of bridging the

Methodist work in Southern Luzon.

    Provinces                                         Cities

Leyte                                      Ormoc City

Soutern Leyte                        Tacloban City

Cebu                                      Cebu City

Bohol                                     Dumaguete City

Negros Oriental                    Bais City

Negros Occidental               Bacolod City

Iloilo                                       Lapulapu City

Guimaras                              Iloilo City

Aklan                                     Mandaue City

Kalibo                                    Danao City

Antique                                   Calbayog City

Samar                                    Catbalogan City

There are three districts that comprise the Visayas Philippines Annual Conference.

The three districts and the local churches under them, together with the names of

their respective district superintendent are enumerated are as follows:

Western  Visayas District  

 District Superintendent: Rev. Sharon May V. Aradanas

The United Methodist Church

  Ilaya, Tabuk-Suba, Jaro, Iloilo City

  Tel. No.    033-5003417

  CP#:  09058053877 / 09293100403

 Email:  sharon_may_73@yahoo.com


     Local Congregation                     Address

4th Galillee UMC                  Importante, Tibiao, Antique

Calvary Mission                  Iabajay, Aklan

Choam Mission                   Polo, Ibajay, Aklan

Gate of Sheep Mission       Iprog, San Anrique, Iloilo

Good News UMC                San Jose, Ibajay, Aklan

Jaro UMC                             Ilaya, Tabuk Suba, Iloilo City

Lapuz UMC                         Don Esteban, La Paz, Iloilo City

Minaa Mission                     Mina-a, Ibajay, Aklan

Monlague UMC                   Monlague, Ibajay, Aklan

Temple of Praise Mission   Pina, Buenavista, Guimaras

White Ston UMC                 Rizal, Ibajay, Aklan

Central Visayas District

District Superintendent: Rev. Irenia  G. Respuesto

The United Methodist Church

West Balabag, Valencia, Negros Oriental

 Mobile Phone: 09182569012

 Email: irenerespuesto@yahoo.c                                   

    Local Congregation         Address

Albiga UMC                         Albiga, Siaton, Negros Or.

Apoloy UMC                        Apoloy, Siaton, Negros Or.

Bacong UMC                       West Poblacion, Bacong, Negros Or.

Bacongbacong Mission      Lamigan, Ayungon, Negros Or.

Bais Mission                         San Jose, Bais City

Banog UMC                         Banog, Jimalalud, Negros Or.

Baslay UMC                        Baslay, Dauin, Negros Or.

Cadawinonan Mission       Cadawinonan, Dumaguete City

Good Samaritan UMC       Balanan, Sandot, Siaton, Negros Or.

Jimalalud UMC                   Jimalalud, Negros Or.

Lamigan Mission                 Lamigan, Ayungon, Negros Or.

Omol UMC                           Omol, Talactac, Sta. Catalina, Negros Or.

Pakuoandan Mission          Pag-ayon, Palupandan, Negros Occ.

Panatagon UMC                 Panatagon, Catikugan, Siaton, Negros Or.

Salincogon Mission             MCkenley Rd. Zamboanguita, Negros Or.

Samsung UMC                    Brgy. 2, Pob. Siaton, Negros Or.

Sasa Mission                        Sasa, Amio, Sta. Catalina, Negros Or.

Sibulan UMC                       Cagmating, Sibulan, Negros Or.

Sta. Catalina UMC             Marteris Ext., Sta. Catalina, Negros Or.

The UMC                              West Balabag, Valencia, Negros Or.

Ulayan Mission                    Ulayan, Siaton, Negros Or.

Zamboanguita UMC          MCkenley Rd. Zamboanguita, Negros Or.

Eastern Visayas District

 District Superintendent: Rev. David D. Cosmiano

 The United Methodist Church

 Tel. #    (053) 3353894

Mobile Phone: 09289516338

 Email:  ddcosmiano@yahoo.com

    Local Congregation              Address

Adlaon Mission                    Adlaon, Talamban, Cebu City

Cebu FUMC                         14 A Lopez St., Labangon, Cebu City

Christ UMC                          Inday Dora Subd. Kananga, Leyte

Grace Mission (Rev. 8)       Cordova, Lapulapu City

Holy Mountain UMC         Manticas, Valencia, Ormoc City

Isabel UMC                          Sn. Roque St., Relocation, Isabel, Leyte

Light of Light UMC            Real St., Tacloban City

Lomonon Mission               Lomonon, Palonpon, Leyte

Olango Mission                    San Vicente, Olango Island

Sagbayan UMC                   Sagbayan Sur, Sagbayan, Bohol

Visca UMC                           Guadalupe, Baybay, Leyte

NorthWest Mindanao Philippines Annual Conference

This conference covers the following areas of Mindanao:

       Province                                        Cities

Bukidnon                              Malaybalay City

Lanao del Sur                       . Iligan City

Lanao del Norte                   . Marawi City

Misamis Oriental                 Ozamis City

Misamis Occidental            Cagayan de Oro City

Zambuanga Sibuguey        Valencia City

Zambuanga Sur                   Zambuanga City

Zambuanga Norte

The districts in this conference, the local churches under them and the name of the

district superintendent appointed to supervise it are as follows:         

North-Central Mindanao District                                                      

 District Superintendent: Rev. Samuel S. Domingo                                                                     

 San Nicolas St. Puntod, Cagayan de Oro City 9000                 

 Tel: 088-2313205                                                                         

 Mobile: 09193316417                                                                         

 Email: domin_go_sum@yahoo.com     


    Local Congregation                      Address

Agusan UMC                       Agusan, Puerto, Cagayan de Oro City

Cagayan de Oro UMC       No. 1, Mortola St., Cagayan de Oro City

Iligan City FUMC                Rosary Heights, Tubod, Iligan City

Lagonglong Mission            Kabulawan, Lagonglong, Misamis Or.

Linamon UMC                    Linaman, Iligan City

Lower Dagong UMC           Lower Dagong, Carmen Gagayan de Oro City

Pagatpat UMC                     Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City

Salay UMC                           Looc, Salay, Misamis Oriental


Zamboanga Peninsula                                                                                        

District Superintendent: Rev. James D. Perocillo                                                     

The United Methodist Church                                                             

Sta. Cruz, Plaridel, Misamis Occidental                                

Mobile Phone: 09058470063      

 Email: james.perocillo@yahoo.com


    Local Congregation                      Address

Balingasan UMC                 Balingasan Siay, Zamboanga Sibuguey

Himaya UMC                      Plaridel Misamis Occ.

Malipayon UMC                 Usocan, Plaridel, Misamis Occ.

Manija UMC                        Manija, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay

Molave UMC                       Molave, Zamboanga del Sur

Ozamis UMC                       J. Abad Santos, Magsaysay St. Ozamis City

Sta. Barbara UMC              Sta. Barbara, Sibuguy, Zamboanga

Sta. Cruz UMC                    Sta. Cruz. Plaridel, Misamis Occ.

Zamboanga UMC               171 San Jose Road, Zamboanga City


 Bukidnon District

District Superintendent: Rev. Joseph G. Cornito

 Purok 4 Central Poblacion

 Kalilangan, Bukidnon

 Mobile Phone:    09268658097

 Email: cornitojoseph@yahoo.com


      Local Congregation        Address

Busco UMC UMC               Busco, Quezon, Bukidnon

Dagat Kidavao UMC         Dagatkidavao Valencia City

Dagumbaan UMC              Dagumbaan, Maramag Bukidnon

Don Carlos Mission             Don Carlos Bukidnon

Kabatangan UMC              Kabatangan, Wao, Lanao del Sur

Kalawaig UMC                    Kalawaig, Banisilan, North Cotabato

Kalilangan UMC                 Kalilangan, Bukidnon

Kilikili UMC                         Kilikili, Wao, Lanao del Sur

Lalawan UMC                     Lalawan, Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Laguitas Mission                 Laguitas, Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Mabuhay UMC                   Mabuhay, Valencia, Bukidnon

Malaybalay UMC               Sumpong, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

Managoc UMC                    Managoc, Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Maramag Mission               Maramag, Bukidnon

Paradise UMC                      Paradise Valencia City

Valencia UMC                     Valencia City

Vintar UMC                          Vintar, Valencia City

Bicol Philippines Provisional Annual Conference

This provisional annual is divided into three districts for purposes of mission work.

It covers the following areas:

    Province                                           Cities

  1. Camarines Norte                 1. Naga City
  2. Camarines Sur                     2. Ligaspi City
  3. Albay                                     3. Ligao City
  4. Sorsogon
  5. Masbate


Bicol Central  District

District Superintendent: Rev. Denis Laguardia

The United Methodist Church

 Bagumbayan Norte, Naga City    

Mobile Phone:   09154209267

  Email:   denislaguardia@yahoo.com


     Local Congregation          Address

Alanao UMC                        San Jose, Camarines Sur

Buhi Mission                        Sagrada, Buhi, Camarines Sur

Managle UMC                     Managle, Sipucot, Camarines Sur

Lubigan UMC                      Masua, Lubigan, Sipocot, Camarines Sur

Grace UMC                          Lerma St., Taban, Libaman, Camarines Sur

Carolina UMC                     Carolina, Naga City

Camaligan UMC                 Sn Mateo, Camaligan, Camarines Sur

Pili Dae UMC                       San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur

Sabang UMC                       Sabang, Calabanga, Camarines Sur

The FUMC                            Balintawak St., Bagong Bayan Norte, Naga City


Bicol South District 

District Superintendent: Rev. Wilfredo D. Vargas

The United Methodist Church

 Balintawak St., Old Albay, Legaspi City

 Mobile:   09267155979

 Email:    willyvar67@yahoo.com


Local Congregation          Address

Bagong Silang UMC           Bunawan Rd., Pioduran, Albay

Balogo UMC                        Balogo, Oas, Albay

Bread of Life UMC             Sto. Tambak, Maonon, Ligao City

Claveria UMC                      Poblacion 2, Claveria, Masbare

Mt. Zion UMC                     Malapajay, Pioduran, Albay

The UMC                              Balintawak St., Old Albay, Legaspi City

Sorsogon UMC                    Prk. 6, San Vicente, Bulan, Sorsogo


Bicol North  District

District Superintendent: Rev. Edwin Rey D. Exiomo

St. Luke UMC, 2450 Vinzons Ave.,

Camarines Norte 4600      

Tel. No.    054-5713216

Mobile:     09193316417

 Email:    reyexiomo_26@yahoo.com.ph

    Local Congregation                 Address

Gumaus UMC              Gumaos, Paracale, Camarines Norte

Labo UMC                   Labo, Camarines Norte

Mercedes UMC                        Prk 4, Mercedez, Camarines Norte

St. Luke UMC              2450, Vinzons Avenue, Daet, Camarines Norte.

Mercedez UMC              Prk 4, Mercedez ‘, Camarines Norte,

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