Ministry is very busy and the needs in every country continue daily regardless of our Christmas holiday or circumstances here in the USA. So many around the world need both food for the soul and food for the physical body. So many need love and someone to care. Any of the Team Ting Ministries around the world could use your help. We so appreciate every penny and every prayer.
” The Lord of Heaven’s armies is here among us. The God of Israel is our strength.”
Please consider an end of year donation for any of the Ministries:
Send a Check: Ting Ministries, 29 East Poplar Street, Lebanon, Pa 17042
Below are photos from some of ministry happening just in the past days – some even from just today!
Just to mention a few that might touch your heart:
In Russia we were able to bless a special needs orphanage with gifts. We have also been able to help an animal rescue in Russia.
In the Philippines the poorest of the poor children were given “chicken”, rice and noodles. This is an extravagant meal for these children and they prayed to taste chicken soon. God answered their innocent prayers. They were also given a gift and vitamins. They heard the Gospel.
In Romania on the way to get a Christmas tree- a momma and her 3 sick puppies were rescued and taken back home instead of a tree. Five rescued dogs safely made it to the UK in time to be with their forever families for Christmas. The transport drivers sent word they needed prayer to make it back to Romania because the Eurotunnel had been suddenly shut down. They have now made it back to Romania.
In Pakistan our Pastor has been helping a young man who needs prosthetics for both legs and a generous donor has paid for both prosthetics. We have many other medical needs in Pakistan that are urgent. A little boy desperately needs surgery for some serious issues and needs to go to the better hospital. Our Pastor recently held Christmas celebrations in the Sunday School at the brick kiln and also at his church. There are many basic needs that must be met for the brick kiln children.
In Ukraine the needs continue to aging out orphans and pastor Misha needs prayers for healing.
In South Asia the feeding and basic care of the orphaned children is currently a huge need and the mission workers and their family needs as they travel in the jungle to share the Gospel to tribal groups.
In Indonesia our young and firm in her faith missionary is working to reach 100 families with food packs. We are currently $500 short of the need to reach every family she has listed. If more is raised than this goal then more families can be reached.
In the USA prayers are needed for our family as one of our treasured daughters needed an emergency surgery and needs the Lord’s healing touch to be completely restored to health. Thank you to all prayer warriors!
Thank you for giving of your time to pray and thank you to everyone who as given in the past. We are so thankful for Team Ting supporters. May God bless you and may He give you a hunger for His Word in 2021!
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Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ!
We are so glad to share this ministry newsletter with you. It has been a busy time in the Carpenter household. Though you may not have seen many posts, we hope you know that your generosity is continuing to make a difference around the world in this time of great need! We hope you are blessed and encouraged by these ministry updates .
Brian and Stephanie Carpenter, co-directors
Here’s how Ting Ministries continues to serve around the world and proclaim the name of Jesus Christ!
The Philippines: Pastor “John” and his wife continue to minister to remote and vulnerable peoples who are receiving no aid otherwise. They believe more people will die of starvation than of any other means, given the current situation in the country. Please pray for protection of ministry, safe travels, and receptive hearts as they share the love of Christ. Pictured: Food outreach in the Philippines
Indonesia: Through the Carpenter’s former Compassion International sponsor child, Ting Ministries is reaching vulnerable and elderly individuals with food resources during the crisis. Continued prayers for provision, strength and protection appreciated. Pictured: Distributing food to families in-need
South Asia: Please continue to keep Pastor “James'” teenage daughter in your prayers. She is recovering well from a bout of illness, though she is still weak. We continue to have opportunities for sponsorships ($15/month). Please pray for provision for the children’s home in-country. There is a great need for teachers and cooks there, as well as for the growth and sustaining of women’s ministry. Pictured: Children from the children’s home singing praise and worship songs. Also: Ministry partners must make long treks through rugged terrain to share the Gospel and reach villages with basic supplies.
Romania:We are continuing to serve in partnership with Romanian animal rescuers and through them Ting Ministries is sharing the love of Jesus not only to abused animals but also some to needy souls. Our contacts were working to purchase a small home with a plot of land but do to the lockdown and fears amid the virus since the sale has fallen through. But out of the huge disappointment God is doing something better. We have been able to use a plot of land already owned by our contacts and tear down the ruined structure and begin rebuilding a small home. Most of the animals are already on the property now and the fencing is being fixed. 12 of the rescued puppies have been able to make it safely to the UK to their new families even though they had been delayed a month due to the lockdown in Romania. Since we are tearing down and rebuilding we now have 2 more families being blessed by Ting Ministries. Please add Marian and Mr. I and their families to your prayers as they are daily working on the tear down and rebuild. Marian was raised by his grandmother and is 21 and has no parents. Mr. I has 1 son who is 18 and his wife passed away. Pray that we can share the love of Jesus and the Gospel! Pictured: Marian working on rebuilding.
Ukraine: Please continue to pray for Bible Orphan Ministry as they minister to aging-out orphans and for Pastor Misha’s health. Pictured: Dinner with youth at the home of BOM
Pakistan: Pray for recent ministry developments, including student sponsorships, that have started to grow through local believers. Pictured: Believers worshipping in Pakistan
Update from February 14th, 2020: Ting Ministries sends a big thank you to those who helped us exceed our $400 goal for Tin Tin’s party in the Philippines! Updates to follow!
Update from February 10th, 2020: We are halfway there! Thank you to the generous donor who gave $200 dollars towards Tin Tim’s celebration! Can you help us reach our goal?
Dear friends can you help us? Our pastor and friends in the Philippines are planning a day for Avi, or, as she is affectionately known in the Philippines – Tin Tin! February 27th, Tin Tin’s 13th birthday, will be a celebration of her life. Our Pastor in the Philippines is planning to gather many street children together. Our team will feed them and share the love of Jesus with them in Tin Tin’s honor! Her life is continuing to change countless lives. The street children who are coming to Tin Tin’s party are the same children who we wish to help through the construction of Tin Tin’s house! It is our deepest prayer that the children who come feel the love of Christ, develop a relationship with Him and our pastor’s family so Tin Tin’s house may be a home of safety and peace.
Tin Tin needs your help to raise $400 for the celebration! Can you help us reach this goal by next week?
I know He’s coming again/ I know He’s coming again/ Yes, I know/ He’s coming again/ I know He’s coming again/ He’s coming again, He’s coming again/ Doo, doo, doo…/ We’ll keep on singing ’til He comes again/ Then we’ll sing some more/ We’ll keep on singing ’til He comes again/ Until we reach the golden shores/ We’ll keep on singing ’til He comes again/ Then we’ll sing some more…
Join in the celebration! You may give by:
Sending a check: Ting Ministries, 29 East Poplar Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
Giving online: www.paypal.me/Tingministries
All gifts designated for Tin Tin’s party will go 100% towards the celebration! Thank you!
Illustration Credit: Emily Haines
An encouraging update from Pastor “James” in South Asia:
Note: Names and pictures of pastors or others are not shared for their protection and safety. God is good all the time, all the time God is so good. We really praise God for His abundantly blessings giving to us and for His guidance in the ministry.
We visited villages for sharing the gospel to those who have never heard about the word of God. Some people had joined at the sharing event and receptive for gospel and five people were accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and personal Savior. Those who have accepted Christ they invited us again to go to their villages. We are praying to go in their villages again and sharing the gospel. Please join us in prayer for those villages to know who is Lord of lords and King of kings.
The house churches are doing fine with their ministry activities and daily lives. They are leading by turns in their ministry activities such as home visit, prayer meeting, bible studies.We are praying we will be able to visit those churches who still need more for teaching, so we may go and spend more time with them for teaching and practices.
Recently, we prayed for four women and one child. Two of them are healed from their sicknesses in the name of Jesus of Nazareth! Six believers were baptized!
We also had one day church leadership seminar for men and women. The theme was: “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ” (1 Cor 11:1). 25 leaders were present. The seminar went well. The leaders were learned & experienced many things on seminar which they said that they can do in our respective fields. Please pray for them that they may teach in their villages what they have learned from the seminar.
At the children’s home, everyone is doing fine with their studies. They are all growing day by day in their learning and daily lives. They are experiencing about the love of God’s. We praise God for providing for a home & schooling. We thank you so much for what you have been doing for us and His Kingdom.
Pillows & Blankets FUNDED! THANK YOU to the donor who funded the last 8 pillows and our supporters who reached our goal in 5 DAYS! God Bless!
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HUGE New Update from June 1: Only 8 Pillows Needed to Complete the Challenge!
ALL 30 blankets have been paid for! That leaves only EIGHT PILLOWS left to fund! Thank you to the generous donor for blessing the children with blankets. We appreciate you!
Friends with pillows costing $5 each, this means we only need $40 for our challenge to be FULLY FUNDED!
Remember, if your child (under 18) donates to our challenge, they will receive a personalized thank you from the ministry. (Just provide their name and address to: email@example.com, our Facebook page, or Instagram messages). Thank you for helping us reach orphaned and vulnerable children in the Philippines!
A special donor has covered the cost of 22 pillows with a gift of $110! This international teenager, who wishes to remain anonymous, has given out of their own small savings to help orphans. To the donor, from Ting Ministries’ heart to yours, THANK YOU! May the Lord bless you richly for obeying His instruction in James 1:27. “Let no one look down on you, because you are young, but set an example for the believers…” (1 Timothy 4:12).
While as the widow with two mites, this gift may seem small to others. But we rejoice knowing the compassion with which this teenager gave from what she had!
With this generous gift, we need only 7 more pillows ($5 each = $30 total). And 30 blankets, $7 each. Help us meet a small tangible need in a child’s life and in doing so, share the love of Christ to make a lasting difference.
If you would like to help us reach our goal, please consider giving a gift and REMEMBER:
If your child (under 18 years) donates a pillow(s) and/or blanket(s) they will receive a PERSONALIZED thank you to commemorate how they helped a child in need! (Send us your child’s name and address on our Facebook page, Instagram messages, or email: tingministries.comcast.net)
Give by check: Ting Ministries, 29 East Poplar Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
Give online: www.paypal.me/Tingministries
Memo: Pillow & Blanket Challenge
The Widow and Her Two Mites: “Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.
Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, ‘Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything—all she had to live on.'” Mark 12:41-44
Do you want a fun and easy way to to get involved with Ting Ministries as we work to serve orphans and street children in the Philippines? Look no further than our Pillow & Blanket Challenge!
$5/pillow. $7/blanket. 30 children.
Can you help us reach our goal? This is a GREAT project families with children – what a perfect way to teach your child the value of giving out of our own gifts to help another and demonstrating what it means to give back to the Lord in tithe.
If your child (under 18 years old) donates a pillow(s) and/or blanket(s), you can send us your address and your child’s name and they will get a PERSONALIZED thank-you to remember how they helped a child in need and made the Lord’s heart smile. (Gifts from adults welcome, too).
Your ONE-TIME gift of $5 or $7 will meet a tangible need for a child in the Philippines. The blessing of a pillow and blanket will demonstrate God’s love to little hearts and make a lasting impact.
Will you partner with us today?
$5/pillow. $7/blanket. 30 children. The Pillow & Blanket Challenge!
Give a gift:
By check/cash: Ting Ministries, 29 East Poplar Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
Memo: Pillow & Blanket
If you wish, let us know your gift is on its way (along with the name and address of your child) by reaching us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or messaging us on our FB or Instagram!