Handmaids of the Lord (HOLD) are women, regardless of status, or situation, from ages forty-one (41) and above.
The ministry has a three-fold mission: personal transformation, evangelization to bring her family and others especially women to a renewed life in the Lord, and wholehearted service to bring glad tidings to the poor. It provides a strong teaching track, special teachings for women in different states of life, and a leadership program to equip leaders to be more effective and better servants. The mission express promotes the missionary spirit among leaders to realize its vision.
It is a Christian renewal and support ministry for mature women, such as:
separated / divorced women
single mature women
married women whose husbands are working in another province/country are not willing nor able to participate in any religious affiliation
women in prison
A. Evangelization and Mission
Christian Life Programs (parish-based, corporate / institutional, for migrant workers, imprisoned women)
B. Pastoral Formation
Basic formation, teachings and retreats
Annual HOLD International Conference (ICON)
D. Annual Marian Conference (Marian Con)
A half-day conference as a follow-up of the ICON to present the theme for the year from the Marian perspective
E. HOLD Foreign Mission Summit
A gathering of foreign HOLD leaders