It's been a long time that our church had been praying to own a lot where we can build a place to freely gather with the brethren to worship the Lord. Hand in hand the church is saving money to raise funds so we can buy the lot.
This year's project was having Concerts to increase the church funds. Our first concert was held in our current church location and the second one was at Victory Church here in Batangas City. We were so blessed how they extended their generosity and have us used their facility for free to help us accomplish the vision God told us.
The concerts were all successful but the proceeds from these events is just a small percentage of the total amount we needed to raise to buy the lot we are asking God to give us. After seeing the result of the fundraising events, we all know that this is not the end and we are to keep on and continue what God is telling is to do and it is to buy a property for the church. In our own might we know that we can't make it but with God on our side YES we can! For sure in God's due time He's going to give it.
Last December 25, our church had a Christmas service attended by some of the church members and my parents were also with us in the Christmas Celebration. It was a fun day for everyone. I didn't know that it was also the time where God spoke to my Mom about the Church's Lot Fund Project.
The next day, she come to visit me and talked about the vision of the church about the Lot and the money we are raising. She knew that the church needs a huge amount of money to own a lot and much more a bigger amount of money to construct the church building.
This year, my parents were able to buy a piece of land in Libjo, Batangas City - few minutes drive to SM Batangas. The amount of this property was nearly the same amount of the lot the church is aiming to buy. She told me that as God leads her, they are willing to give a place for the church. Instead of raising funds to buy a lot, the church can now raise money for the church building construction. What a quick answer from the Lord!
Just this afternoon (December 27, 2015) we came to visit the property some of the church members are with us to pray and seek for God's guidance.
The land was already provided but the vision is not yet finished - this is just the beginning. We want to thank you all for praying with us. Your supports made us go a very long way. Continue to join us as we see how God will work with us in accomplishing the vision He showed us a church.
We would appreciate any support you want to extend to our church as how God is leading you. You may send us a private message in whatever kind of help God moved you to support the ministry of Christ Stewards Fellowship.
Sis. Hanny Abas-Namuco