Needs for January Mission Trip

Hello all!  Belated Merry Christmas, Belated Happy New Year!  Just a quick request.  As you know we are participating in several projects this trip.  We are working on the construction of one home, Finishing out the newly constructed preschool and home economics classrooms, outfitting the new Learning Center and Library, working on income generating projects […]

Preparations for January Trip

It’s January 5th and Denny and I have been in the Philippines for most of the month of December. The Filipinos really love to celebrate Christmas and New Years – they love it so much that Christmas is celebrated here on this island of Bohol until sometime in early February! In this barrio of Calunasan […]

Gifts of Grace

Christmas. The season of the year that is all about gifts and giving. Have you seen the extravagant commercial with the Lexus wrapped in a big red bow? Wouldn’t it be a fantastic experience to give that! (Or get that!). Such a gift would last perhaps ten years. A long time in today’s world. Sitting […]

Partnering with MRM (MT Rescue Mission)

The Montana Rescue Mission has been serving and caring for individuals and families since the 1940’s. The MRM comes alongside the poor and the homeless by providing temporary housing, emergency care, job training, and rehabilitation services. MRM does this through the women’s and families shelter, men’s shelter, mobile outreach, community outreach, and bargain centers. This […]

Learning Center

The Calunasan Sur Elementary School is attended by students from Calunasan Sur as well as elementary age students from the neighboring villages of Canlisid and Ugpong. Presently, there is no library or access to computer technology.  In 2007, the school erected a makeshift building from rusty corrugated metal sheeting and cardboard to house the preschoolers in […]