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Companion with the Poor is a non-profit, Christian organization that works with the poorest communities in Metro Manila by planting holistic churches that meet the spiritual and physical needs of the most marginalized in the least reached slums. CWTP partners with local churches to plant sustainable churches within two years.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

So much of life, it seems to me, is determined by pure randomness. - Sidney Poitier

STORIES FROM THE SLUMS

Taguig Team- August 2018

Ministry Highlights

Acquired lot for the Church building. Jesus said to Peter in Matthew 16:18, “..and on this rock I will build my church.” Our team would say, upon this dumped God will build his church. Finally, by the grace of the Lord we are able to buy the 100 square meter corner lot intended for the church building of Christ Jesus Our Life Church (CJOL). In the photo we have representatives from CJOL, our partner church headed by Rev. Onie Avante, CJOL National Director, Pastor Larry Timones, CJOL South Coordinator and Pastor Hosannah Pabalan, partner pastor. Lot owner Mr. & Mrs. Richard and Alma Pagolong. They are also the man of peace in the community. In fact, Alma Pagolong accepted Jesus Christ in her life and currently a volunteer cook in feeding program. Bro. Mc lloyd Lamar is their bible study leader every Tuesday.

Since we started Sunday worship service we already officiated twelve (12) baby dedication. Their parents particularly mother are regularly attending bible study and discipleship. We are blessed to see new generation of God’s children. “Children are heritage from the Lord.” Psalm 127:3. Our prayer that on coming October many will be baptized in water and receive the Holy Spirit.

Key Objectives Next Month
 Continue to follow up the recipients of relief goods to start more bible study
• Look for donor for the feeding program. One thousand pesos a week (Php1,000)
• Submit all necessary documents for Sagip Kalinga Foundation to release the fund for church construction.
• Conduct team and ministry evaluation on September 11.

Prayer Concerns
1. Completion of all required documents for Sagip Kalinga Foundation to release the fund for church construction.
2. Anointing of the Holy Spirit as we share, preach, teach God’s word to the people.
3. Missionary’s good health and financial sustainability.