We just received this emailed letter from one of the Integrated Tagbanwa Training Center leaders. It had very sad news of one of the newly planted churches being destroyed by Typhoon Rai.
Kumusta kamu asan??Amen magayen naga pagtarima it Ampu’,
How are y’all there?? We are good as God is taking care of us.
Ireg kung mag tuturan it mga magkabetangan namen sini.
I want to tell you what our situation is here.
Si Amay Limbuan ildaw it Ampu, naka paki pasku na kanya sinit Iba’teng magkapanaw na kanya.
Uncle Limbuan (one of the mother church elders who suffered a stroke a few months ago) by God’s grace was able to join in our Christmas celebration here in Iba’teng. He is able to walk now.
Si Amay Diolino may dekeye nga Boses nga mag liwan duut baba ya, Baw magkalakad kanya
Uncle Diolino (the leader of our deacon training team who suffered a stroke three months ago) now has some of his voice/speech back and is able to go down from his house
in may pag seskelan.
and walk around, if he has something to hold on to.
Yan nag ta’lib ng Dec. 17, 2021 may bagyo nga minsag sinit Palawan,
This past Dec. 17, 2021 there was a strong typhoon here in Palawan,
P P I dakulang naapektuwan.
P P was largely effected.
Leo Pandod- Anak ni Samuel duut Puerto I balay ya, duut may dagat.
Leo Pandod- Samuel’s house is in Puerto next to the ocean.
Narangga I balay ya na’ped pati mga betang miyelbeg na. Kayti’ magbegay kunu I City Government. Tay ta’way in ka’nu.
His house was destroyed and everything in the house has washed away now. Now the word is that City Government is going to give help. Maybe but doubtfully when.
Taga M- Yan I mga tagbanwa nga pagtuturanan na TUYA
The people of the M village- The Tagbanwa people that TUYA (Evangelist/Church Planter)
egay na’ped it binwat nirang balay nga pagpatingpedan, ka liminyud baw makseg I deres,
is teaching there is nothing left of building/meeting-place they built, because of flooding and very strong winds,
ta kayti’ ega na, magbuwat sit saup. Mga ayep baw luwak natay nga mu’sa. Pati iting balay naga it mga katagbanwaan duun.
So now there is nothing left, they will have to build again. All of their animals and plants/gardens are dead. Also many of the Tagbanwa homes there are gone.
Ta kat iting makuring kabetangan Mira mag angut sana ba Amay it tabang it Panalangin asat imyu.
Well with this very hardship situation they are begging if possible Uncle for prayer of all that are with of you.
Baw pati gasi tabang in mag uunuy makatabang it Financial u Pirak.
And also help whatever financial help or money.
Yan gobyerno sinit Palawan may tabang naga taka ta’way in ka’nu pa.
The governor here on Palawan says there will help but maybe doubtfully when.
Pasensya Amay taka itung mga taw ba’gu pa sira nga pagtuturanan baw atkaytuy kabetangan nira kayti.
Forgive me Uncle but all of these people are still newly being taught and this is what their present condition is.
Palan in aken 1st dose pay naka injection ki Alberto 1st dose pa gasi.
Oh (I almost forgot) for me I got my first dose injected Alberto (Staff of the training center) also got his 1st dose.
Palangbus taming mag sig Panalangin.
Let’s all continue to prayer for one another.
Seked daan situ,
To this point only for now,
Clara (One of our Integrated Tagbanwa Training Program Leaders)
Thank you for praying!!!
Jody & Barbara