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This is Jeremie Montes, he’s been on staff for almost 3 years and a part of the church for 5 years. Recently though he’s resigned his full-time position to pursue a bachelors degree in education at a local college in the area. His goal is to become a math teacher to elementary students. We were both sad and happy to see him go. We’re happy because he’s going after the dream God has given him, and sad because he was one of the best managers at the base and always willing to go above and beyond to make sure everything ran smoothly. He is also one of the most devoted when it comes to our children’s ministries, always taking time with them even now that he’s starting to take his college courses. Recently he’s moved home with his dad and sister near our church in Cam Cam, which he was excited about so he could spend more time with his dad who is in his 60’s now. One of the things I always admired about his character is that no matter the situation he would never complain, and always had a joy about him. I’m sure worshiping Jesus and singing being his favorite past time was one of the biggest reasons for that peace and joy.
The main reason that I’m telling you about Jeremie is that a few weeks ago when we visited him at his father’s place, me and Ren along with the rest of the staff seen a big need to repair his father’s home. When I walked up the steps to the elevated 1st floor they nearly collapsed and the bamboo floor almost gave way. I looked around at the walls that are all slanted to one side and up at the roof that had sunlight shining through at more then a few places. I thought to myself how can he live here. That week we had one of the fathers from the church who has worked in construction and on the church many times come and do an estimate to repair the failing foundation which needs to be finished first. He said it would cost about 25k which is about $500 USD. Ren and I prayed about it and got confirmation to go ahead and cover the costs for the foundation. The father and 3 others from the church will be working on it in this coming August when they’ll have sometime off from there regular work. I’m also going to help out and carry materials to the house.
We’d like to ask you to pray for provision for helping repair Jeremie’s house and give him, his father, and sister a safe place to live as he starts this new busy season in his life of school and working part-time. Thank you for reading about our brother Jeremie. My wife and I along with the rest of us here at Ywam Laguna have really seen the Lord grow Jeremie in his faith for this calling to be a teacher, and we're excited to see how he grows with the Lord in the future.

T&R

2019-09-24 23:12:07

Love you Jerz:)

SOO SHENG MING

2019-08-21 07:25:02

God Bless :)

Update #8
September 25, 2019, 1:01 am


Thank you everyone!!! Jermie's family home is finished!!!
Look below for more details

Update #7
September 25, 2019, 12:58 am

Thank you everyone!!! Jermie's family home is finished!!!
We had alot of rain these past two weeks but, the fathers were very quick in getting the roof up. Everything is complete aside from some finishing touches on the shutters and some cement finishing work that will make the home more waterproof during heavy rains. Thank you Tatay Jerry, Tatay Nonoy, Tatay Calib, R. Jumawid, Joshua, Rodley, Harold, Jospeh, Junerey, Rap Rap, and Gerald for all your hardwork. It's been great to work with all of you and I learned a lot from you. You all did a wonderful job:)

Cost's for Jeremie's House 9/25/19
Material                                     Qty          Cost
Cement                                 88 bags ₱ 19,855.00
Sand                                      5.25 elf ₱ 10,025.00
Gravel                                    1.75 elf ₱ 6,510.00
Hollow Block                      1015 pcs. ₱ 14,210.00
Rebar 10mm                        144 pcs. ₱ 17,784.00
Rebar 9mm                            48 pcs. ₱ 4,460.00
Wood S4S 1.5x2x10              20 pcs. ₱ 4,165.00
Coco 2x2x10,12                     40 pcs. ₱ 3,680.00
Coco 2x3x10,12                     44 pcs. ₱ 5,760.00
Coco 2x4x12                          32 pcs. ₱ 5,192.00
Coco 2x5x1                            27 pcs. ₱ 1,470.00
Plywood 1/4"                            9 pcs. ₱ 3,270.00
Plywood 1/2"                            5 pcs. ₱ 3,300.00
Plyboard 3/4"                           6 pcs. ₱ 5,280.00
Labor @ 76.25 an hr.        866.3 hrs. ₱ 66,059.19
Labor @ 50 an hr.             727.3 hrs. ₱ 36,365.00
Fastners, Roof, Tools Misc.                ₱ 42,164.81
Labor                                                  ₱102,424.19
Materials                                            ₱104,961.00
Grand Total                                        ₱249,550.00
Average Exchange Rate of 51.86 PHP to $1 USD

Update #6
August 31, 2019, 10:04 pm


We've installed the rafters yesterday in Jeremies family home. There's a nice view, and nice weather thank you Lord. Please keep us in your prayers to complete his home, and for safety for all the worker's. We're 75% funded right now and are praying to finish by the middle of September so Jeremie and his family can settle into there new home, thank you so much for all of your prayers, God bless:)

Update #5
August 26, 2019, 12:55 am

Thank you so much for helping!! There's been some exciting new changes to the building plan! We've recieved more then enough for a single story home so we've been able to go ahead and countinue with a second story for Jeremie and his family. The fathers and youth from the church have been making great time, even during the ocasional downpour they've been working hard through it all and we're so blessed to have such skilled and hardworking people from our church. We're so thankful for everyone's generous hearts to give and to live out 1 John 3:16 "This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth." God bless you:)

Update #4
August 20, 2019, 6:44 am

Here's the latest update on Jeremie's house. Today they've poured the cement for the beams that will support the roof and strengthen the walls. We are about 60% complete right now and are trusting the lord for the rest. We're asking that you'd keep us in prayers for the remaining funds and for more rain free weather. A big thank you to all that have prayed with us and helped with the work and the finances. Godbless you:)

Update #3
August 15, 2019, 11:51 pm

Thank you everyone for praying, the weather is beautiful for being in the middle of the rainy season. The fathers are doing an amazing job with Jeremie's house and there's been alot of people from the church volunteering there time. Thank you everyone for coming together to love Jeremie and his family, it's been really encouraging to see everyone working together:)

Update #2
August 12, 2019, 4:21 am

The foundation is nearly done and we've started on the walls today. Thank the Lord for the good weather, cool and sunny with no rain:)​​​​We've nearly finished the foundation and have moved on to the walls today. Thank you Lord for the perfect
sunny and breezy weather:) 

Update #1
August 6, 2019, 2:45 am

The father's have started the demolition today. There's is some flooding on account of the heavy rains so pray with us for better weather to come. The next step is to elevate the area to build the foundation.

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T&R

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Love you Jerz:)

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