Maranatha worked all throughout Peru in the early 2000’s. The churches and schools that were completed have since blossomed and created a need for even more urgently-needed church and school buildings. Local church leadership have requested assistance once again, and Maranatha is gladly responding to this call.
In 2006, volunteers completed a new church building for a congregation in Pachacutec, Peru, about 40 minutes north of the capital of Lima. That congregation has since grown and there is a need for several new churches where congregations are meeting in rented facilities or run-down buildings.
Volunteers on this project will lay the floor and foundation for a church in the neighborhood of Pachacutec. Pouring the foundation is hard work but vital to the strength of the building. It will involve digging trenches, tying rebar cages, mixing concrete, and leveling the floor. Once the floor has set, volunteers will use drills and screws to assemble the metal structure and secure the roof. A group will follow in July to build the block walls of the structure.
Pachacutec is a very poor suburb of Lima, and the community will be quite receptive to children’s programs and health education. In addition to the construction, the group will put on an extensive evangelism outreach to meet this need.
After the project, there will be an optional excursion to the world-famous ruins of Machu Picchu.Scope
Church Floor and Foundation Construction