On 9 October 2016, the Barker Road Methodist Church in Singapore celebrated the 33rd anniversary of its Filipino Ministry at the Anglo-Chinese International School Auditorium. Ambassador Antonio A. Morales led representatives of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore to participate in the celebration. Ambassador Morales congratulated the Ministry headed by Reverend Egmedio Equila Jr. for leading the ministry to another successful year. Ambassador Morales also conveyed his appreciation to the congregation for supporting the efforts of the Philippine Embassy by providing a spiritual home to Filipino nationals in Singapore. He also mentioned the contribution of the church in encouraging their Filipino members to cast their vote during the Philippine elections in 2016.