A mission of mercy in Africa
by Glenn Moore/ TP staff
Nov 20, 2009 | 1049 views | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dennis Dean (left) and Bob Miller check the luggage before their group from the Tracy Seventh-day Adventist Church heads off to the airport for their volunteer trip to Africa.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press
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The Tracy Seventh-day Adventist Church, one of 17 churches participating in the 40 Days of Love campaign, will also partner with Maranatha Volunteers International in the Build a Church, Drill a Well and Save a Life effort in Xai Xai, Mozambique.

Nearly 20 volunteers from the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2025 Holly Drive, are preparing for the journey to Africa.

During this 14-day expedition, the mission team from the church will construct a house of worship alongside a freshwater well that will become a center for the community, providing clean drinking water, education and other resources for the people in the area.

The volunteers will also distribute rice and beans, donated by local school children from Tracy Adventist Elementary, and coordinate a Bible school for the children of Mozambique.

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RedHotChilliPeppers
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November 20, 2009
If they drill a well that brings clean water and bring other resources they will probably be welcomed?
jerry534
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November 20, 2009
Are you kidding meeeee???? good luck and be safe over there. off to crusade in a bad area. it just seems like you are following your heart and not thinking of what dangers you may encounter. oh well good luck saving the world and remember them people aren't as nice there!


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