Pastors Ivanildo Trindade and Tom Peters of the Wooster, Ohio, Grace Brethren Church will be leading a short-term missions team to the Central African Republic the dates of August 31-September 17, 2006.
Partnering with Integrated Community Development Internationals (ICDI), led by Jim Hocking, the team will minister to orphans, local churches, Bible schools, and will participate in community development projects in the western parts of the Central African Republic.
Members of the team, in addition to Trindade and Peters, will be Tim and Jeana Harley and Dave and Jana Slater.
After arriving in the capital city of Bangui, the group will visit an orphan center and will minister to AIDS patients. In the next several days they will visit a Pygmy village, help install a generator and repair a water pump at the Bata Seminary and Bible Institute, and will visit an agro-forestry development project in Gamboula.
The remainder of their time will be spent ministering in churches, working in Pygmy villages, visiting water well drilling projects, and installing water pumps in villages.
More information is available at http://www.woostergrace.org/images/cartrip.pdf.