Sri Lanka

BUD Centre Report June 2022 We would love to connect to all our friends and supporting churches. The timing of our visit we keep in God’s hands at this time. Kristin Kandangama Hello Everyone, Bringing you the latest of what is happening here. We know that Sri Lanka has been making some international headlines these days. We are facing quite a crisis right now, with inflation that increases daily, shortages that leave many without basic necessities, power cuts that have lasted up to 12 hours a day, no fuel for our vehicles or for cooking, and political matters that have taken people to the street to protest...



Sri Lanka ’22 – Second Report

Westside family, Here are some fresh photos for you from our trip to Sri Lanka.  Thanks again for your prayers. Pastor Marlo Tyler birthday celebration at the Bud Center Computer Class English Class Kids honoured our visit by making a special craft. tyler and myself with the kids Tyler speaking at the first of two church services. There are two interpreters translating for him Pastor Roshan’s granddaughter – first birthday celebration at church Sunday.



Sri Lanka ’22 – First Report

  Westside family, Things are going well here in Sri Lanka. We were able to get diesel fuel for the vehicle today.  We are thankful for the prayer support of you all at Westside.  Today the BUD Centre is open for children from the area to come.  That means that Tyler and I will be working with the kids on their English as a second language.  Please, remember to pray for Nish and Kristin and their family as they ramp up their service to the children. Now that they’re open there is a huge demand and a lot of children that want to come.   It will...



BUD Centre – February Update

We hope and pray that your 2022 year is off to a good start. We finished off the year with our Christmas hampers and started out the year prayerfully seeking the Lord for direction and fresh vision. There is something about freshness and the feeling of new beginning at the start of a year. We know the circumstances in the world around us are far from ideal but we are choosing to look at things with hope in God who is faithful in all circumstances. We want to take a moment to express the appreciation we have for all of the love, care and support we...



Merry Christmas from Sri Lanka

Merry Christmas The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 We have much to be thankful for this Christmas. Thankful for family, friends, community, opportunities, health, safety, and hope in Jesus. Though the year has had its set of challenges His grace and truth was at the forefront. We are so thankful for your love, care, support and prayer throughout this last year. It has meant so much to us. Also an extra special thanks to all who supported this years Christmas...



Kandangama October Report

October 2020 Update From the Kandangama’s @ the Bud Centre Sri Lanka Greetings to you all! We hope and pray that this fall season has been filled with thankfulness. That the blessings in our lives overshadow all the negative circumstances in our world. I think we can all collectively agree that serving a God who is above all things, gives us much to be thankful for and find hope in. On that note, as a family we are thankful for our health, home, family, support, and God’s ever present help. Here is a look at what’s new and happening in and through our lives. We share because we...



Happy New Year! Greetings from Kandangama’s

Newsletter January 2020 Watch Video Report from Kristin here. Happy New Year! We are excited to bring to you our much anticipated update on our Christmas events. I know the festive season has passed and we have all started our year with new goals and plans. But I want to just take a bit of time to share about our trip to Canada, our Christmas and what’s happening now. Our family had a good time throughout our 4 months in Canada. We traveled somewhere between 25 to 30,000 kilometers in that time. We connected to every church that supports us and some new ones. Plus we connected with friends...