Hands Up Ministry

on the mission field

Villa Progresso Church

before reconstruction in April 2003

Metal chapel

Crew arrives

Preparing a layout of new building.

Laying out the rear footers

Laying out side footers.

Digging the rear footers

Digging side footers through coral reef.

Side footers completely dug out.

Wiring the re-bar for side building supports.

Supports in place and footers filled with concrete.

The cornerstone is laid.  The building is lined up with this corner.

The first course or layer of blocks are being put in place.

Many layers of block have been laid at this point surrounding old structure.

The last blocks have been laid prior to framing the roof.

The roof was poured by local people and the stucco work completed by the local missions team consisting of local Pastors and other Christians workers hired by the church.

To see the finished building click here.

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