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The Lighting of a Fire

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Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ! William Butler is quoted as saying, “Education is not the tilting of a poll, but the lighting of a fire.” Education can come in the classroom, but ll also comes from the experiences In our life and our education does not stop when we receive a degree or certificate, […]

Readiness 360+

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Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ! There are many things in life that excite me, and ministry is one of those things. I get excited when I see smiling kids running around the church for Vacation Bible School. I get excited for Filipino Heritage Sunday when the church comes alive with passion and praise for […]

Pentecost

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Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ! This Sunday is Pentecost, the birthday of the Christian church and it comes just a week after I celebrated both my girls’ birthdays. I have been neck deep in baking cupcakes, buying decorations, planning games, making goodie bags and wrapping presents. A birthday is not about any of these […]

Holy Land Experience

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Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ! The difference between knowledge and wisdom comes from experience. We learn knowledge from books and classrooms, but we gain wisdom from living life. Week after week I teach and preach from the Bible, both from the knowledge I have gained in my training, and also from my experience of […]

Future Me Conference – Wilmington First UMC

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Dear PCH Mission Area, Wilmington First UMC in conjunction with the St Peter and Paul School are hosting a Youth Career Conference. See the attached brochure and include it with your bulletins (or have copies available) on Sunday! The admission is free. A great event for middle and high schoolers with their parents/mentors, as well […]

Missionary News Q1 2017

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TAIWAN FILIPINO MIGRANT MINISTRY NEWSLETTER (Q1 2017) Beloved brethren in the Lord, Greetings in Christ! Alma and I are very grateful and we are humbled to know about your donation for us thru our advance in Global Ministries. We declare blessing upon blessing to be upon you and your ministry. May God touch you today […]

Holy Week 2017

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Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ! There are vivid memories in my head of Easter Sundays growing up. I remember the dresses, the tights, the hats and the gloves. I remember taking family pictures in front of my mom’s rose bushes. I remember egg hunts with my cousins and ham dinners with my family. All […]

Ash Wednesday 2017

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Greetings, Brothers and Sisters in Christ! The journey from ashes to lilies is almost upon us. Ash Wednesday is March 1 this year and Easter Sunday is April 16. Between those two days we are challenged in our faith and in our life to make sacrifices and become more disciplined in an effort to grow […]

Missionary News 2016

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Beloved brethren in the Lord, Greetings in Christ! Alma and I are very grateful and we are humbled to know about your donation for us thru our advance in Global Ministries. We declare blessing upon blessing to be upon you and your ministry. Just love to share with you our 1st quarter ministry newsletter. May […]