Fides Raya

Communications Manager

Fides is the brand steward of the church. She supports the pastoral staff and church ministries in their respective programs’ campaign needs to further UCM’s mission of making Christ-centered disciples.

She is an alumna of the University of the Philippines and a member of the UP College of Mass Communications Broadcasting Association. Fides’s career covers over 30 years of experience in advertising and marketing, having worked in a number of multinational advertising agencies and consumer brand companies in Manila and Jakarta.

She started going to Union Church for worship with her siblings in the late 80s and came back to UCM when she returned to Manila in the late 90s. With her work background and experience, she applies her knowledge and skills to help spread the greatest news of all - that God sent His only Son to die for us to give us eternal life.

How did you come to know Jesus as your Lord and Savior?

Back in college, a blockmate shared the Good News and prayed for my friends and me. I thought that I have always been hearing this when I go to Sunday mass. Though I was enlightened, it took some more time for me to fully appreciate Jesus in a deep, personal way. I was already working in McCann when colleagues who attended in CCF made sure I would go with them to Peter Tan Chi’s classes in AIM. From there, I have continued on in my journey to know God more richly.

Ephesians 3:20-21

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever!