Archive for the “News” Category

Twinville and Friendship Road Churches of Christ

As the Twinville and Friendship Road churches began their Tutorial classes which started the 2nd week of June, they were busy welcoming students for the year 2019-2020.

They had their parents orientation and welcomed the pupils who were excited to begin their studies for this year.

Brother Danni and crew are busy with the outreach in Cupang, Marikina. They started their house church in that area. Through giving of physical blessings like giving of slippers, food and school supplies, the community around there is seeing Christ working in them. Many people are interested in having Bible studies and the Gospel has been shared with them. Please pray for this new church as they continue to grow in that part of Marikina.

The workers also attended the National Evangelism Workshop Seminar offered in Caloocan church to encourage those who are sharing God’s Word in different parts of the Philippines. It was inspiring to see all those who labor for the Lord!

There were seven people that were added to the Kingdom since March of this year. Please continue to pray for them as they grow in their walk with Christ.


Feeding Program in Cupang, Marikina


Bible Study with new Christians


Baptism of new sister in Christ

Calamba Church of Christ

Please pray for Brother Jonathan as he juggles ministry and taking care of his three girls and working part time to support the needs of his family. They started their tutorial classes this month. Teachers and students are excited to start the new school year.

Metro Manila Ministries also helped financially those who were hospitalized that are members of the church and a relative of Jonathan Faldas that suffered from brain meningitis.

The church is still thriving and has their worship and get together every week. Jonathan is still teaching the parents of the tutorial kids and visiting them as an outreach of the church. Please pray for the growth of the church and that the hearts of the people in that area will be touched.


Bro. Jonathan as a partime driver


Fellowship at Calamba church


Bro. Jonathan’s niece had meningitis


Bro Jun and sis Chona have been busy at Dreamland. They have kids that they are teaching and adults too! With good outreach in the community, people are hearing the gospel and getting baptized through Christ.They host different events like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Camps overnight to strengthen relationship among brethren from different congregations. They are also planting not only coconut but different crops like pineapple, ginger, and some exotic fruits that are native to that area.In May some different congregations and individuals donated school supplies that they distributed to the children in the mountains. They are very grateful for the acts of kindness that they received and were shown the love ofChrist in every way. It is especially hard for resources to get there from the plains. Continue to pray for them and the ministry that Jun and Chona are doing.


more pineapple harvests at Dreamland


Distribution of School Supplies to students


newly convert sister in Christ

Sta Lucia Church

The Sta Lucia church sponsored a Summer VBS and Reading Program for the kids in May. They started their Tutorial classes for 2019-2020 in June. They had an orientation for the parents and Bro Mike will be starting to teach the parents about the Bible. Sis Maribeth and Bro Prince are co-teaching  the kids. Please pray for the growth of the church as well.


Orientation of Parents at Tutorial Classes


Reading and VBS Graduation


The school year 2019 – 2020 has begun for the pupils at Payatas Early Child Tutorial Classes. Individuals and churches donated towards their uniforms. The kids were excited to begin this school year. Also the Manila School of Evangelism in Payatas will begin their satellite education for student preachers. There are so many things happening as the Cariagas are tirelessly reaching out to the people in that community. Please pray for their continued health and well being.


Start of Tutorial Classes in Payatas


Teachers at Manila School of Evangelism

Comments No Comments »

Mission Trip Update

We got back home safe and sound by God’s grace.  Our team (Kingsley Family, Tanya Dressler, Katy Brooks and Carolynn Porterfield) came home at different times but it was fulfilling to do God’s will by showing love and care to the people around us in the Philippines. These were the  things we did:

  • Treated over 1000 patients through medical and dental missions in 4 different places in Manila, Batangas and Bohol
  • Taught Ladies Bible Studies in 5 congregations
  • Attended Family Day and taught the Ladies and Men and kids
  • Philip preached at 6 congregations during their Sunday worship
  • We did VBS and feeding programs in 2 different congregations
  • Distributed toys, school supplies, and clothes in 8 different locations as an outreach of the churches
  • Taught songs to the kids in 4 tutorial classes at different congregations.
  • Helped in giving groceries to fire victims

We thank God for the success of our mission in the Philippines. We also thank those who partnered with us through your financial donations, prayers, and all the things you sent that we gave away to those in need.













Bohol Medical Missions













Katy hugging a tutorial pupil











Philip preaching Bohol Church of Christ











Tutorial Children at Friendship Road Church











Ladies Seminar at Calamba Church of Christ



Twinville and Friendship Road Churches of Christ

The Twinville and Friendship Road Churches have been busy doing a lot of outreach to the community and beyond. They had their 12th year graduation of the Tutorial classes for ages 3 to 5 years old and also started their Vacation Bible School right after graduation. Through the new outreach in Cupang, Marikina, many people have been saved. They started a new church there in February and people have been responding to the gospel presented to them. A new brother in Christ, Lemar Mendiola, decided to wash his sins away in baptism. He has been faithfully attending the Bible study there since. They also recently gave dozens of slippers to those in need, especially the children there. The Cupang outreach is in a very poor neighborhood and they are happy to receive the many blessings given to them.

Please continue to pray for the churches and the outreaches that the churches are doing in the Marikina area. To God be the glory!












Graduation of Tutorial Students











Bible Study at  Cupang, Marikina Outreach













Baptism of  a new brother in Cupang













Giving of Slippers to children


Calamba Church

Thank God for another graduation day for the kids at the Tutorial program in Calamba Church of Christ! The parents and kids were so thankful for the outreach that the church has been doing for them. Bro. Jonathan is still busy teaching and equipping the church. They have weekly Bible Studies and outreaches like visitation of the sick and taking care of members of the church. Please pray for them as they continue to be a blessing in the Calamba, Laguna area.









Graduation at Calamba church Tutorial











Visitation of the sick



Sta. Lucia Church

Sta. Lucia Church in East Ortigas, Pasig City is striving hard to be strong. Last year their preacher left for another opportunity of employment outside the Manila area. There are also members that left due to employment or changes in their family situation. They are struggling but continue to be strong in their faith and work for the Lord. Please pray for this church to grow in Christ as they face trials of many kinds.











Sta. Lucia Church













Graduation of the Tutorial Class in Sta Lucia


Dreamland Ministries

The ministry in Dreamland is flourishing! They coordinate many retreats and camps there to strengthen the brethren in different churches. They recently held a couples camp, and preachers, singles, ladies and men’s retreats. Aside from that, they outreach to the community through tutorial programs, medical missions and Bible studies. Bro. Jun stays busy continuing the work there with his wife Chona. We thank them for their untiring service to the Lord in that part of the mountain.











Meeting Queensley the Horse for the first time













Building of a nipa hut in Dreamland











Couples Camp at Dreamland










Singles Camp at Dreamland


Payatas Church

Payatas outreach is growing as Bro. Felipe and Sister Clarita Cariaga maintain the outreach there. They are continuing with their Bible Studies, sewing and cooking classes, teaching the children Christian values, and teaching the students who are wanting to be preachers someday. Continue to pray for them as they continue to grow this ministry and that people will respond to the gospel as they outreach to this community.








Sis Clarita teaching the kids at Payatas outreach



Comments No Comments »

MMM Nov 2018 MMM Nov 2018 (1)


Comments No Comments »



The Twinville church of Christ and the people in the Marikina area were flooded on August 11, 2018 due to too much rain and  water from a dam was released causing a flash flood. The church at Twinville lost everything they had including the electronics like computer,  sound system, projector and fans.

With God’s leading, many people helped out and everything they lost was replaced. The church also extended a lot of help to the brethren there and people around the area who lost their things. They provided over a dozen beds for those who needed them and distributed rice, canned goods, water and basic items that they needed. Close to one thousand people have been helped on three different occasions by distribution of  food.  God is good and He provides! Thank you so much for all of you who gave financially and gave their services to comfort those who have been affected by the flood.

sept818 sept718 sept618 sept518 sept418 sept318 sept218 sept118















































































Twinville and Friendship Road churches of Christ:

 Despite the recent flooding the work continues in Twinville and Friendship Road. One of the parents of a tutorial child recently got baptized for the forgiveness of her sin. Please pray for Theresa Barrameda to grow spiritually in God. While waiting for their children in the Tutorial Classes, parents are being taught the Word of God. Another event is a get together with the youth. They climbed a mountaintop and had great fellowship that day to strengthen their walk of faith with each other and enjoy God’s creation! The church also helped with the door knocking campaign in Cubao church. They distributed leaflets and tracts to individuals in the neighborhood and those that want to study the Bible. Please pray for the effort that is going on in both churches as they outreach to the needy and the lost.

sept918 sept1218 sept1118 sept1018










































Dreamland in Batangas


Bro. Jun Patricio has been busy for the last 3 months. He has been helping Dreamland by planting more crops and trying to sell their animals to focus on beautifying the area. They also rebuilt another small building to be used as a chapel for worship or possibly for a tutorial center for kids. The kids have already started their preschool and are doing well.

Bro. Jun also organized an effort to help out with the flood victims in the Marikina area. They collected clothes, blankets, and other relief items that they distributed. They helped clean up the building in Twinville so that it can be used for worship. Bro. Jun and some other members of the church in Batangas also attended the National Evangelism Campaign that was held in CaloocanCity. He keeps himself busy. Please pray for his physical health as his wife Chona supports him in every way.

sept1318 sept2218 sept2118 sept2018 sept1918 sept1818 sept1718 sept1618 sept1518 sept1418























































































Calamba Church Update

 Bro. Jonathan continues to study with the parents of the Tutorial children and shares the gospel with them. He is also busy helping out with the tutorial classes in  their church during the week.  Please pray for his continued health. He now has high blood pressure medicine that he is taking daily. Please pray for him as he continues to take care of his own children as a single dad.

 sept2318 sept2418


















Payatas church of Christ

 Bro. Felipe continues to teach future preachers in their satellite school in Payatas while Sis. Clarita does the early childhood education and also teaches sewing and cooking to the parents as an outreach to the community. They also had their third medical mission led by Dr. Felita Lucena. To God be the glory for all the things they do!

sept2418 ssept2818 sept2718 sept2618 sept2518


Comments No Comments »

          Calamba Church of Christ


Here’s a recap on what is happening with Calamba church

June:  The Children’s Tutorial Center in Calamba started their 2018-2019 enrolment with some prospect kids ages 3 to 5 years old..

3M june 2018









May: Brother Jonathan is busy with his outreach program in Los Banos and Calamba areas. They had a recent intercongregational worship and fellowship the last Sunday of the month. He also attended the Hermeneutics summer class in Dreamland with other preachers.

3M june 20181








April:  The church had their first Sunday luncheon fellowship  with some visitors during their service.  Also the kids were excited to have Sunday school and learn how to pray.

3M June 20184














Twinville and Friendship Road churches of Christ:


Summertime means busy time for the church and a lot of youth activities! The church together with their youth in Friendship Road and Twinville churches of Christ did several things like VBS, overnight activities, hiking up the mountains, did feeding with the kids around the area, distributed school supplies for the upcoming school year, door knocking campaign to people around the neighborhood. Also, in June the Tutorial classes for 2018-2019 started with parent orientation in both churches. They began their program for ages 3-4 years old.

Please continue to pray for the workers as they continue to have physical and spiritual  strength as they tackle everyday tasks. Also pray for Bro. Steve as he continues to have dialysis… prayers for a donor for his failing kidneys.



Youth Mountain Hiking

3M june 201811










VBS with kids

3M june 201812











giving of food to  the homeless

3M june 201810














Kids Outreach in Balubad

3M june 201815













Door Knocking Campaign

3m june 20188












Metrowide Youth Fellowship

3M june 201814













Dreamland in Batangas


Dreamland is a place up in the mountains and their main purpose is to develop the land and use it for different activities. They also have coconuts and other plants that they harvest to provide income for the preachers around the area. Recently they hired a caretaker to take care of the piglets, horse, goats, and chickens for their livelihood program. The place is being used to host youth camps, women and men’s retreats and preachers camps. Recently they bought a house to accommodate visitors overnight and also as accommodation for the caretaker’s family. We are a part of this ministry and praying that it will grow more and see the great things the Lord is doing in Dreamland and beyond!







Father’s Camp

3M june 201816













Mother’s Camp

3M june 201817












Youth Camp

3M june1











Piglets at Dreamland

3M june2











Tutorial Kids

3m june3










Queensley the Horse

3M june8















Payatas church of Christ



Teaching sewing

3m june9













Feeding Program

3M june14












Felipe teaching a class

3M june19












Values Education Class


3M june13









Preacher’s Class

3M june10








Tutorial Class


3M june18











The outreach in Payatas with the help of Sampaloc church of Christ is doing very well. Many of the people in that poor neighborhood have been helped not only with their physical needs but also spiritual needs as well. Mr. Felipe Cariaga has been busy teaching the student preachers as a satellite of Manila School of Evangelism. He is also teaching Bible studies to those interested in learning more of Christ. Mrs. Cariaga is busy with the livelihood program teaching those who want to learn how to sew, and how to cook to make a living, She is also involving youth and other members of the church in Sampaloc to teach the children moral values education. They are so busy with outreaching and having fun as well. Please pray that their health will be good! They are now in their 70s and very active in helping out in every way they can.

Comments No Comments »

                                                               Mission Trip Update

Our team of 8 people went to the Philippines and accomplished a lot from January 9 to March 8th. We went at different times and had a successful mission trip. God has truly blessed us as we continue to serve those who need not only physical help but are seeking the way to the Father. Thanks to all who got involved in making everything possible. Here’s a summary of what we did:


  • Treated over 1,000 patients during 5 medical missions in different areas
  • One on One and Group Bible Studies
  • Visitation and encouragement of the weak
  • Taught and preached at 5 different congregations
  • distributed school supplies donated from Emporia church in Kansas and individuals
  • distributed pillowcase dresses made by the ladies from Ulysses church of Christ in Kansas
  • Encouraged fellow workers of the church
  • Baptized several souls from the different outreach programs
  • Two Youth Overnight Activities and one youth fellowship of 150 in attendance
  • Distributed Relief goods to 200 fire victims in Pasig city
  • Distributed reading eyeglasses to the poor and senior citizens who couldn’t afford to buy them                           mission trip14mission trip3 mission trip2 mission trip1mission trip4 mission trip13 mission trip12 mission trip11 mission trip10 mission trip9 mission trip8 mission trip7 mission trip6 mission trip5mission trip15 mission trip18 mission trip17 mission trip16 
  •                       Twinville and Friendship Road churches of Christ:
  • The churches in Twinville and Friendship Road had their Tutorial graduation on March 17th with 36 pupils completing their year long studies.  This is a great outreach program that these churches are providing to teach the Word of God. The churches also outreached  to the youth and children by having overnight fellowship, Bible studies,  and a feeding program in the Balubad area.Bro. Danni de Vera together with other workers visited members of the Twinville church to encourage them to worship. He also does his Bible studies every week with the parents of the tutorial kids and in the Balubad area.Please pray for Steve Sepulveda, preacher at friendship Road as he goes three time a week for dialysis.   
  • mission trip19 mission trip20














                                                        Calamba church of Christ 

  • mission trip21 mission trip23 mission trip22
  • The church in Calamba had their tutorial graduation in the early part of March with twelve pupils going to big schools next year. Bro. Jonathan Faldas, the preacher has been busy reaching out to the parents in that area through Bible studies and encouraging them to attend church by visiting them and seeing their needs physically and spiritually.                                                   
  • Payatas church of Christmission trip26 mission trip25 mission trip24
  • Felipe and Clarita Cariaga are very busy with the ministry at Payatas with the livelihood program by teaching ladies how to sew and cook to make a living for their families. They are also using the church building during the week to teach students who are willing to be preachers someday. They are also busy with weekly childrens activities. Please pray as they continue with their outreach there . They are in their 70s and still active in God’s work!                                                      
  •                                                            Dreamland in Batangas
  •                                                                      by Jun Patricio
  • “QUEENSLEY”,THE HORSEY, A DONATION FROM METRO MANILA MINISTRIES FOR DREAM LAND.ANOTHER BLESSSING FOR DL.A year ago,an amount was donated to DL to buy a horse .But we waited for a year to buy a horse since we didn’t have a caretaker and when we finally had one, we weren’t sure if he could still take care of a horse in addition to a number of DL animals he is already in charge of. A horse was offered to DL by a neighbor, who used to have horses, volunteered to take care of the horse if we buy it.It is 2 months pregnant. We can still use it to haul coconuts. The right time, the right horse and the right care taker came in one day. Praise God!mission trip27

Comments No Comments »

Upcoming Mission Trip

december 2017 

We are getting ready for the upcoming mission trip in January. Part of our family will be in Manila until March 8th. God has blessed us with enough help from our fundraising effort and through people like you that we can all go and spread God’s love and His Word to the lost. Here’s what we will be doing:


  • Treating 800 – 1,000 patients during a medical mission
  • One on One and Group Bible Studies
  • Feeding Programs
  • Visitation and encouragement of the weak
  • Teaching and preaching at different churches
  • distribution of School Supplies and clothes that were donated
  • Encouragement of the fellow workers of the church


Twinville and Friendship Road churches of Christ:

december 2017 2 december 2017 4 december 2017 3december 2017 7



Two souls were converted to Christ at Friendship Road church of Christ in November. They are the brother and mother of Divina Efren, a tutorial parent. Also in November the church had a get together and fellowshipped through devotional and food. They also had feeding programs in October.  In the tuorial Center, they had a United Nations Parade around the neighborhood and celebrated with the tutorial children. Brothers Danni and Steve have been busy having Bible Studies and visitation in both the Twinville and Friendship Road churches.




























Calamba Church Report

december 2017 6 december 2017 8

 Brother Jonathan has been busy doing Bible studies for the parents at Calamba Tutorial Center and his outreaches in Calamba church. In October, we welcomed into the Kingdom of the Lord, our new sister in Christ Jocelyn Rasga, and Bro. Edgardo Abadilla. To God be the Glory.

At this time, the Calamba church is needing help financially in installing their windows and roof  which leak in their upstairs building. If you want to help, just let us know.





Payatas Outreach

payatas1 payatas

As the year ends, Felipe and Clarita Cariaga are still busy with their outreach in Payatas. They continue with the livelihood program by teaching more mothers skills like jewelry making, cooking and sewing. At the same time they have devotionals and Bible studies for those who are interested to learn more of the Lord.

Last month they honored Thelma, one of the oldest worker in the church in Payatas and presented her a plaque of appreciation for all the things that she has been doing in outreaching the community.





Comments No Comments »

Mission Trip Update 2017

mission trip 20174Our team was comprised of our family, Dale, Remy, Jasper and Justine Kingsley together with Philip Kingsley who flew from Canada and Barrion Palmer from Huntsville, Alabama came and went on different dates to help with the work that we do in the Philippines.
We helped in teaching the children at the tutorial classes and Sunday School in Twinville, Friendship Road and Sta Lucia churches. Barrion and Philip preached and also studied with the parents of the kids. Philp, Jasper and Justine also conducted Youth overnight activities and also some fellowship and devotionals at a resort in Marikina City. We had a feeding program at Payatas and about 100 children and adults came to eat the porridge and sandwiches that we provided.
Our team also went up to Baguio and Benguet which is about 10 hours drive up the mountain. We helped with the distribution of backpacks, teaching the ladies and played with the children at the daycare center. We also visited with Jonathan Ramos, a local missionalry in that area.

mission trip 20171
Remy spoke at the graduation program of three different congregations in the Manila area and taught also the ladies of the Wanchai church of Christ in Hong Kong on their way back home to Kansas.
It was a fruitful trip and we spread the gospel to those who are wanting to listen. God is good and thank you so much for all your prayers and support during this trip.


Calamba Church Report

mission trip 20175Brother Jonathan started the feeding program for the kids in the area where he is preaching. There’s a lot of kids that don’t get proper nutrition there. It also united the ladies at Calamba congregation to do more of this ministry. He is still busy preaching at Calamba, Mayapa and Los Banos congragations and has midweek Bible studies. As a result of this outreach 6 souls obeyed Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour since January 2017.

Twinville/Friendly Churches of Christ

mission trip 20176 mission trip 20173

Brother Danni de Vera has been busy with youth activities, house Bible studies in Balubad, and teaching the parents of the Tutorial kids.
The graduation for the tutorial centers commenced in March. It was a lot of effort for the two centers to make it a big event.
The youth had the opportunity to have a swimming fellowship at the Diaz Resort. They had a devotional and games also. It was a fun day for them to get a break from everyday life.
They also distributed backpacks to the tutorial children given by the Gentle Road church of Christ in Canada in partnership with Metro Manila Ministries spearheaded by Philip Kingsley.
Please continue to pray for Brother Steve Sepulveda, preacher at Friendship Road church of Christ as he continues to battle his kidney disease.

Manila School of Evangelism/Payatas Outreach:

mission trip 20177

Felipe and Clarita Cariaga are very busy with the ministry at Manila School of Evangelism teaching and mentoring. They have gatherings for the seniors every month and spend time with them through fellowship and outreach.
The work in Payatas is doing well. They distributed the backpacks given by Gentle Road church of Christ, had a feeding program for the kids and adults, and are teaching the children Bible and Good Manners every week. They also have livelihood programs for the ladies who are willing to learn about jewelry making and sewing. It is a good ministry as they continue to outreach in the Payatas area which is a poor neighborhood in Quezon City.

Comments No Comments »

Friendship Road Church Report:


Brother Steve is having health issues and has had extended stays in the hospital. Metro Manila Ministries and the Friendship Road church of Christ are asking for prayers for Brother Steve. If you would like to help with his medical expenses, please donate through Metro Manila Ministries and designate the donation as Steve’s medical expenses. His health issues are ongoing and the expenses for treatment are an issue as health insurance is not available to assist.

Brother Danni’s hearing aids donated by friends have quit working. Danni would like to replace them but currently does not have the funds. The cost of new units are approximately $150.00. If you would like to help Brother Danni hear again, please donate to Metro Manila Ministries and designate the money for Danni’s hearing aids.

Through the health issues for Steve and Danni not being able to hear, this has not slowed down their ministry work for the Lord. They report several baptisms since our last report, including Angelo Igagamao, Angelica Dasalla and Jinet Luyun. The last two are parents of students in the Twinville Tutorial Center. Please pray for our new brother and sisters and praise God for our new family.

They also report participation of the students of the Tutorial Center participating in “United Nations Day” in the city of Marikina. The students wore costumes from nations around the world. Furthermore, the students have completed their 2nd quarter assessment exams. Danni reports the students tested well and many are counting to 100 and reading two and three letter words.

Monthly door knocking campaign and tracts distribution is ongoing and the results are encouraging for the churches. Reports of new Bible studies are very encouraging. After the last distribution, brethren from different congregations, including Twinville and Friendship Road, met together for a fellowship lunch and encouragement. Please pray for the new Bible study students and the success of the campaign.

Calamba Church Report:

Brother Jonathan remains very busy working at Calamba, Calawan and Dreamland. He reports that the Monday Bible Studies with the Tutorial Center parents in Calamba is going well. He also reports weekly Tuesday and Thursday Bible studies with people are encouraging for the Calamba congregation. His work with the Mayapa church of Christ and the new congregation of Bang-bang church of Christ in Losbanos is very encouraging and God continues to bless the brethren and Jonathan as he works very diligently. He reports that the new congregation at Bang-bang is doing outreach in the community and establishing a good name for the Lord in the area.
Jonathan is planning a feeding programs in the area soon and is requesting to partner with Metro Manila Ministries financially to make this happen. If you would like to participate in the feeding program financially, please donate to Metro Manila Ministries and designate the funds as Calamba feeding program.
Jonathan is requesting prayers for his children’s continued good health, his trials as a parent and minister, his mother’s health concerns and especially the congregations where he works.

Manila School of Evangelism:


Felipe and Clarita Cariaga have returned to the Philippines and once again are very active in the work with the Manila church of Christ, Manila School of Evangelism and the work with the Payatas church of Christ.

The training of young men to work as ministers in the Lord’s kingdom is going well at MSE and the students are actively learning and then applying their training on Sunday’s at area congregations. Please pray for these young men as they work hard to learn and their future as ministers.
The work at Payatas is going well as World Grace & Helping Hands through the Cariaga’s is teaching trade skills, Biblical training to children and adults and feeding programs to help the hungry children. Please continue to pray for the Cariaga’s and their work.

Mission Trip:


As we prepare for the upcoming mission trip with our family and Barrion Palmer from Alabama, we are requesting much prayers as we spread God’s Word around Manila area and beyond. Here’s what we are intending to do:

- Preach in different churches in Manila, Baguio City and Laguna areas
- Will be doing Seminar on Single Blessedness and How to Strengthen Marriage
- conduct group Bible studies
- do one on one Bible studies
- sponsor feeding programs in different areas
- distribute backpacks and school supplies for the kids in tutorial areas.
- will help with church needs in service
- encourage church workers
- youth activities/ devotionals
-teach children in the tutorial areas
-speak in the Tutorial graduation
- distribute tracts and promote the church in the community
-visitation of the member and follow up on those interested in studying the Bible

This will be a great opportunity for our family and Barrion Palmer as we continue to touch lives and impact our lives too! Please pray for our safety and success of the trip as we will be travelling around. Thank you very much for your love and support.

Comments No Comments »

                                                Ministry Report-3rd Quarter 2016

Twinville church of Christ  

imageDanni DeVera reports that in July they began to focus more on the Tutorial Center Program’s children and parents at the Twinville church.  In focusing more on the families of tutorial students, they distribute fliers and tracks to the young people to continue to encourage and train them in our Lord Jesus Christ.  During the distribution, they have lunch together as well as devotionals after the work is complete.   The monthly door knocking campaign by the area churches in Manila was hosted by Pasig-Centennial church of Christ and resulted  in invitations to attend church as well as Bible studies. They also met to discuss the Evangelism Workshop held at Coloocan church building. The tutorial program at Twinville church of Christ continues to teach children about our God. Recently, they began working on alphabet sounds using telephonic water pipes to learn phonetic sounds of each letter.  The continued learning of Bible verses from the students is going well. The students, one by one, recited their verses in front of the class.  Tutorial examinations were conducted in August and text books were given to the parents to study with their children.



Finally, the quarterly meeting for the Twinville church of Christ and area worship service was conducted.  A review of the upcoming activities, evangelism programs and financial status was completed with the church.  It was reported to the congregation and accepted with great joy that several of this year’s students are now attending church regularly. Danni is requesting prayers for the continued work of the Twinville church and evangelism in the Balubad area.


Calamba and Mayapa church of Christ

 imageJonathan Faldas continues to work extremely hard in his areas of ministry. He travels regularly to Mayapa CoC to encourage them as well as working with the Dreamland location. He reports that weekly activities include Monday Bible studies with CTC (children’s tutorial center) parents, Wednesday CTC teaching of moral lessons from Bible characters, Tuesday & Thursday Bible studies, Theology Bible studies at Rosario, Batangas visitation on Saturdays, Sunday worship services at Mayapa & Calamba, and encouragement of the brethren. As you can see, Jonathan is very busy all the while raising his children in the Lord.




Last month, Metro Manila Ministries helped with the church roof construction. The church raised half of the money to put a roof on their building since they get flooded when it rains. They can now worship without being rained on.


Jonathan reports plans are under way to conduct a feeding program for children during their time of outreach in Calamba.  They are excited about helping families in the area of this outreach and to further the good name of the Lord’s church there.


Jonathan is requesting continued prayers for his children and their good health, his continued recovery after personal tragedies, the health of his mother, and for the congregations where he serves faithfully. He is requesting assistance with funds for the upcoming feeding program. Would you partner with Metro Manila Ministry to help Jonathan in this outreach to feed hungry children with food and especially spiritual nourishment?





 Friendship Road Church of Christ



Steve Sepulveda reports that his primary focus for this quarter is the visiting of the CTC parents of Friendship Road church in order to encourage the tutorial families and conduct Bible studies with them. He also reports that they are beginning the construction of a new baptistry at the Friendship Road church.


Steve is requesting prayers for his health as he has been in and out of the hospital due to kidney failure.  His kidneys are now functioning at less than 4%. His mother was also taken to the hospital due to a stroke and his sister has stage 4 colon cancer.  We are imploring you to pray earnestly for Steve and his family. His desire to serve the brethren and community around Friendship Road is hampered by continued health concerns. He is requesting financial help with medical expenses as you can well imagine are growing significantly.  Would you be willing to partner with us to help Steve?


Mission Trip


     The Kingsley family which comprise of Dale, Remy, Jasper and Justine will be flying from Wichita, Kansas in January 2017 to go on a mission trip to the Philippines.  Their son, Philip, who is a missionary intern in Saskatchewan, Canada will be flying from Regina and meeting them in Manila.Another team member, Barrion Palmer, from Huntsville, Alabamawill be joining them for two weeks. Philip and Dale will be in Manila about a month. Remy, Jasper and Justine will be there until March to attend the Tutorial graduation.

They plan to conduct a feeding program, teach one-on-one Bible studies, and teach group seminars. During their stay there, they hope to encourage the workers and the brethren by working alongside them and fellowshipping with them at various congregations..

Please pray for the success and safety of the crew as they go and spread God’s Word in the Philippines.



Comments No Comments »