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Leadership

HIGHER CALL: Garnering 361 votes on the 6th Ballot during the Special Philippines Central Conference which was held on November 24 – 26, 2022 at the Wesleyan University Philippines, Cabanatuan City, Bishop Rodel Acdal became the first elected Bishop of the Philippines Central Conference 2022.

REV. RODEL M. ACDAL, PhD.

“As for me and my family,  we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15

BRIEF EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management | Cagayan State University, Tuguegarao City, 2005-2008

  • Master of Divinity | Wesley Divinity School – Wesleyan University Philippines, Cabanatuan City, 1994-1997

SOME SIGNIFICANT POSITIONS HELD

  • PRESIDENT, John Wesley College, June 2009 – 2022
  • PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT ADVISER TO THE BISHOP, Baguio Episcopal Area, June 2022 – 2022
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Baguio Episcopal Area, July 2021-present
  • CHAIRMAN, Division of Ordained Ministry, Philippines Central Conference, June 2016-2022
  • CHAIRMAN, Board of Ordained Ministry, NPAC, June 2014 – 2022

  • MEMBER, INCORPORATOR

Union Theological Seminary, June 2012 – present

Philippine Christian University, June 2012 – present

Mary Johnston Hospital, 2008 – 2012

  • MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Philippines Central Conference, 2016 – present

Philippine Christian University, June 2012 – present

Union Theological Seminary, 2020 – present

  • CHAIRPERSON, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, Philippines Central Conference, 2016-2017
  • MEMBER, COMMITTEE ON THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION, Union Theological Seminary, 2010 – 2012

 

  • MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Thoburn Memorial Academy, Sanchez Mira, Cagayan, June 2008 – May 2013

Northern Philippines Academy, Gattaran, Cagayan, June 2008 – May 2013

  • DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, South Cagayan – Kalinga Apayao District,  June 13, 2003 – May 2010
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PASTOR, June 1991 – June 2003
  • Consistent Principal Delegate to the Central Conference
  • CHAIRPERSON, Wesley Divinity School Alumni BOT
  • PRESIDENT, Provincial Ecumenical Association of Cagayan