Itinerary: Doing Ministry in Guatemala

In a few days, I will join a team of guys and gals and head to Guatemala for a week and a half. We will go on a mission trip with a lot of opportunities to serve the people of that country.

If you want to see what we’ll be doing and/or want to know how to pray specifically for us on this trip, just scroll down the page.

I’m thankful for Carey and April Alexander who have been doing ministry in Guatemala for many years. They have paved a well-worn trail of ministry that they will lead us on in a few days. I’m looking forward to seeing what God will do through us for His glory!

Sunday, June 17

Travel to Guatemala City and then late arrival to Jalapa

Monday, June 18

AM – Unpack and organize for the week
PM – Take food supplies and share the Gospel at the trash dump

Tuesday, June 19

AM – Door-to-door evangelism
9AM-3PM – Pastor Matt leads pastor-training with 10 local pastors
Evening – Team will lead worship, testimony, and teaching

Wednesday, June 20

AM – Door-to-door
9AM-3PM – Pastor Matt leads pastor-training with 10 local pastors

Thursday, June 21

AM – Door-to-door
9AM-3PM – Pastor Matt leads pastor-training with 10 local pastors
PM – Last day of VBS
Evening – Lead worship, testimony and teaching

Friday, June 22

Travel to pick up school age children that our church sponsors.
We will have a pizza party with sponsored children and any family members who come with them.
After the luncheon we will have Bible study with moms, and one with the children led by our team.

Saturday, June 23

Possible day of hiking in the mountains.
In light of the recent volcanic eruption, we may be able to serve local families effected in some way. We will not know until we arrive.

Sunday, June 24

Church until noon with worship led by the team.
Travel to Guatemala city.

Monday, June 25

Bible study with high school girls.
Sort and deliver shoes to children and workers who need them.

Tuesday, June 26

Bible study with preschool age up to 5th grade.
Some team members will go to market with Carey for toiletry items, shoes etc. These items are  especially necessary for those children who are just arriving to City of Children.

Wednesday, June 27

Street Party! Outdoor games, crafts and music with a special meal to end the day. Entire team will cook food for 200+ children and workers.

Thursday, June 28

Pack, say goodbyes and  travel to airport to fly home.

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I have an incredible wife that God gave to me on May 10, 1997. Since then, the Lord has blessed us with three wonderful boys. I am also the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Polk City, Florida.

2 thoughts on “Itinerary: Doing Ministry in Guatemala

  1. I will be praying for you and the mission team as you travel, as well as the mission work that will be done while you’re in Guatemala. I will pray for the children you will minister too and God’s will be done in this mission trip. God’s speed!!

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