Pastor Anthony V. Velasco
Pastor Anthony V. Velasco, an ordained Bishop of COG, is the Senior Pastor of the Church of God Dasmariñas.
With the anointing and dedication he has shown, he is now holding the responsibility and honor of being the National Overseer of the Church of God, Philippines, overseeing 5 regions in the Philippines, covering 708 churches.
Formerly, he held the position of Church of God Regional Overseer of Metro Manila from the year 2005 to 2012.
Those who have worked with and accompanied Pastor Anthony through the years can attest that he is a man with a vision, a passionate leader, and a humble servant of God.
has faithfully led the congregation in 22 years and is continuously doing so up to the present.
regularly writes a column in the Church of God
Dasmariñas website entitled "A Cup of Coffee," where he
wisdom with his
readers every week.
Pastor Anthony was born on November 5, 1964.
He graduated from De La Salle University, Manila with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Business Management.
In January 1991, he married his partner in Christ, Sis.
Pastor Anthony had a very good career as a businessman in the printing industry.
However, with God's call, he
career and started his
ministry in 1993.
Armed with faith, together with his
wife Gigi, he
started a ministry in the suburbs of Dasmariñas with only three members.
With much hard work and prayer, the very small congregation has exponentially grown to a now nearly 10,000 members.
Gigi is Pastor Anthony Velasco's partner in ministry and in life.
has been blessed by the Lord
with three precious children--Anton Josiah (21), Denise Camille (16), and Abbey (11).
She is a graduate of De La Salle University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Management of Financial Institutions and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker.
Formerly employed by Citibank and Asian Bank, Sis.
Gigi was born on February 22, 1965.