Serving Hundreds of Flood Victims-Survivors in Mindanao

“Please remember to pray for us, especially for the victims-survivors. May the Holy Spirit sustain the faithful teaching and preaching of God’s word, may He draw many to Christ, and may He establish His church among them.” – Pastor Glem Melo

New Hope

Almost 5 months after Tropical Storm Washi (local name Sendong) brought death and devastation in our region (Northern Mindanao), more than 100,000 people are still homeless. They live in evacuation centers (EC) and tent cities (TC).

For almost 5 months now, we have been serving, evangelizing and discipling children and families who are living in temporary shelters. With our partner churches and ministries, services are rendered in 5 sites, benefiting hundreds of IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons).

  • Right after the flood, 3 families have been evacuated and stayed in our house.
  • Twelve (12) families from the slums of Isla de Oro were served. Food, medicine, clothes and other relief goods were provided weekly.
  • More than 50 persons (mostly children) with Leptospirosis were visited and served.
  • Thirty seven (37) pastors and church leaders were trained in Child Friendly Space (CFS) Operation and Management and Protective Behavior for Children.
  • Twenty seven (27) pastors and…

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About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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One Response to Serving Hundreds of Flood Victims-Survivors in Mindanao

  1. Reblogged this on REFORMED TRAINING and commented:

    “Please remember to pray for us, especially for the victims-survivors. May the Holy Spirit sustain the faithful teaching and preaching of God’s word, may He draw many to Christ, and may He establish His church among them.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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