Rev. Philip Leung and Tim Tsui (CIM board director), along with six other short-termers from different churches in Canada and USA (Henry Cheung, Donald Wong, Annette Yee, Raymond Yee, Stephanie Yun, Madge Wong), went to three cities in Ghana (Accra, Tamale and Kpandai) to help in various areas of our ministry – computer, kindergarten and theological training.
Rev. Isaac Quan and Pastor Kenny Wong (CIM board director) led four brothers and sisters (Terry Chan, Ben Lee, Vincent Li and Jennifer Wong) from Calgary to go to Kpandai to get involved in outreach ministries among school children, village visitations and theological training. The two pastors taught intensive courses in the local bible school and preached in local churches.
Two couples (Franklin and Emily Wong, Raymond and Peo Lau) from Richmond Chinese Evangelical Free Church went to Ghana at the end of June. Franklin, Emily and Peo traveled to two small towns, Kpassa and Kpandai, to provide children ministry training for the local children ministry workers. Raymond went to Tamale to teach desktop publishing in the Business and Computer College.
A team of eight brothers and sisters (Donald Wong, Gentson Leung, Hannah Lee, Janice Leung, Questa Lee, Tintin Lam, Wailliam Lee and Willy Shum) from Vancouver went to Kpandai to run a VBS among the children and outreach to the local youths through visitations and a discipleship group. Wailliam and Gentson, who are medical students, worked in the local Christian clinic to help serve the medical needs in the area.
Monica Ng from Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church went to Tamale to help in the Kindergarten. She taught the children various activities during classes and conducted workshops for the teachers.
Rev. Philip Leung, along with three brothers and sisters (Laurence Lok, Thomas and Adela Tam) from Vancouver, went to Ghana at the end of November. Laurence taught accounting in the Business and Computer College in Tamale. Thomas and Adela helped with visitations to the flood victims in Tamale. Rev. Philip Leung taught a course on the book of Acts to local pastors and bible school students in Kpandai.