Central United Methodist Church

Central United Methodist Church (HMGMQ)

Location: Manila, NCR 45651 Vinton County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 34.963', E 120° 59.014'

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[Main Marker In Tagalog:]
Kauna-unahang Iglesia ng Protestante sa Pilipinas. Nagsimula noong Marso 5,1899 upang mangaral sa mga Pilipino. Pinasinayaan ang unang Kapilya sa Pook na ito noong Disyembere 23,1901. Pinalitan ng Batong gusali noong 1906. Inayos at naging Katedral noong 1932. Nasira noong Ikaliwang Digmaang Pandaigdid. Muling itinayo tulad ng dati ang anyo at pinasinayaan noong Disyembre 25,1949. Pinangalanan Central Methodist Episcopal Church, pagkatapos Central Student Church, sumunod Central Methodist Church at sa kasalukuyan at Central United Methodist Church.

[Second Marker Gives the English Translation:]
First Protestant Church in the Philippines. Established to preach to the Americans and the Filipinos, 5 March 1899. Inaugurated the first chapel named Central Methodist Episcopal Church, 23 December 1901. Replaced with stone structure, 1906. Renamed Central Student Church, 1916. Cathedral Designed by Juan M. Arellano; inaugurated, 19 June 1932. Occupied by the Japanese and destroyed during the Battle for Manila, 1945. Renamed Central Church, 21 February 1949. Rebuilt following orignal desgin; inauguarated, 25 December 1949. Presentlly known as Central United Methodist Church.
Year Placed1985
Placed ByNational Historical Institute
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 10:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 282764 N 1613136
Decimal Degrees14.58271667, 120.98356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 34.963', E 120° 59.014'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 34' 57.78" N, 120° 59' 0.84" E
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1466 Gen. Luna Street, Manila NCR 45651, PH
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