An October to Remember

  This October will definitely be one to remember! It’s been a month full of emotions and pain. It is amazing how things can drastically change from one moment to the next. One thing is for sure, this was an October to remember! The Good!   September 25-October 2 – Mission Trip Guatemala I had the privilege of going on a mission trip

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Guatemala Mission Trip 2016 Summary

Guatemala Mission Trip 2016 Summary This past week my husband (Dave) and I went to Guatemala for a mission trip. I had the privilege of taking this same trip last year, but this was Dave’s first time. He heard all my stories but experiencing it himself brought it all to life. We are forever changed as a result of this adventure.

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3 Weeks Until Guatemala

The excitement is really starting to build. Three weeks from today, September 25, we will touch down in Guatemala City, Guatemala. For those of you unfamiliar with Guatemala, it is part of Central America. It is one of the poorest countries in the World. Located near the equator it is very warm year around. I traveled to Guatemala last year

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Preparing for a Mission Trip

Preparing for a Mission Trip  This September I will head to Guatemala for my second mission trip. Preparing for a mission trip requires time and planning, especially if you are leaving the country. Be sure to begin your planning early so that everything is in line well before your travel date. Two Important Must Haves Of most importance is having

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Preparing for Mission Trip Guatemala 2016

Many of you know that last September I had the privilege of going on a mission trip to Guatemala. Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in the world with approximately 75% of the people living below the poverty level. For this reason, our church, Connection Church in Canton, adopted a village called El Cruce. During the last 4 years,

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Guatemala Mission Trip 2015 Summary

Guatemala Mission Trip 2015 Summary It’s difficult to put into words how I feel after my recent mission trip to Guatemala. The trip was a quick one (Sept. 27- Oct. 4), but our team from Connection Church made a huge impact. Our week was full of opportunities to bless others, and we were blessed in return!     Day 1

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Mission Trip to Guatemala

It was God…He called me to go to Guatemala to share my love and compassion to those less fortunate.  There was no question in my mind that I was called to go on this mission trip. God called…I answered, and others supported me, whether it be through prayer, thoughts, or financial support. As Mark 16:15 says, He said to them,

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Guatemala…Two Weeks Away

  Just two weeks from today I will be leaving for my mission trip to Guatemala. I am getting very anxious, especially since today my husband and I made the decision to sponsor a 7-year-old boy from El Cruce, the village our church has adopted. What makes this sponsorship so exciting is that I will get to meet our boy

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Mission Trip Guatemala

Mission Trip Guatemala In late September, I will be going on a one week mission trip to Guatemala with a group from my church. It still doesn’t seem real that I will be leaving the country to go and touch the lives of children and adults who are in such need. I am so excited about the opportunity! My church,

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