Angelino Apelar

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Angelino "Andy" Baldemor Apelar (June 16, 1927 - January 23, 2006) was an Evangelical Christian leader in the Filipino American community,[1] and a founder of the Association of Filipino Churches (AFC) of the Christian and Missionary Alliance.[2][3][4] He had served as a missionary/pastor and radio broadcaster in the Philippines before moving to the United States to start the AFC.[5] He served as president for several terms. He graduated from the Far Eastern Bible Institute and Seminary,[6] where he also met his future wife, Purita Palomar, a member of one of Capiz province's influential families. They have two children: Faith and Jemuel Apelar.


  1. ^ [1] Archived March 7, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "The Alliance Witness" (PDF). Alliance Youth Corps. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Alliance Witness" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  4. ^ "The Alliance Witness : May 2, 1979" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  5. ^ [2] Archived March 12, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "History". FEBIAS College of Bible. Retrieved 4 December 2013.