In the spirit of forging bonds and partnerships, representatives from Exemplars’ Academy led by Dr. Stella Galong, together with the Administrative Pastor of Atlag United Methodist Church, Rev. Anselmo Balabo came to visit Aldersgate College on October 14, 2022 through the initiative of BOT member and incoming Dean of the Aldersgate Divinity School (ADS) and the Episcopal Area Training Center (EATC), Rev. Dr. Marcel Tanguilan. The meeting revealed common goals, interests, and advocacies as the group, guided by AC President Rev. Dr. Micah Ryan B. Ramel, conducted exploratory dialogues in accord with the Bridging Leadership Framework with the Barangay Development Council (BDC) of Masoc, Bayombong headed by Hon. Ferdinand L. Pinkihan and the Barobbob Watershed Occupants Association (BWOA) with the goal of contributing to the empowerment and development of the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and the preservation and protection of the Barobbob Watershed.