Framer Mella, a college administrator, and Rev. Jeric Cortado share their dreams for the church.
Framer Mella, a psychologist and educator, is president of the South Philippines Methodist Colleges, in Mindanao, where the four main areas of study are gender and development, Wesley theology and other spirituality, peace education and cultures, and environmental justice. She is a voting member of the General Commission on Religion and Race of the United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Jeric C. Cortado, a United Methodist clergyman, is the chaplain and associate professor at of the Southern Philippines Methodist Colleges, in Mount Apo Village, Poblacion, Kidapawan City, Mindanao, the Philippines. He teaches classes on theology and church history, and develops liturgy and worship helps for United Methodist and ecumenical gatherings around the world.