Meet our first home-build family

  Each time we travel to Serve with Bethel Ministries,  in advance of the trip they send us a bio of each family that we will build homes for. I always love this advance information.  This provides the team the opportunity to pray for the family.  It also provides us the opportunity to gather specific…

My Plan and God’s Plan

My Plan and God’s Plan   by Megan Lehman Have you ever heard that phrase, When we make plans, God laughs? Well, I have never felt more defined by something as I have started to feel recently by this well known phrase. There are two very specific times in my life where I made a…

G3 2019: Grace Guatemala

  The Guatemala Grace 2019 Team! We’d like to introduce you to the Guatemala Grace Team for 2019. Team members are: Megan Lehman, Ingrid Schulte, Dawn & Tim, Levi, Andrew & Jesse Stultz, Darlene & Seth Morlan, Chuck & Ema Miller, Joshuah Abdo, Matt Eisenhammer, and Rick Fulton   Our trip dates are Monday, July…

G2 2018: Guatemala Mission Trip Debrief Meeting THIS Sunday

GUATEMALA DEBRIEF MEETING THIS COMING SUNDAY!! Hi Grace Community Church Family. The Guatemala mission team sincerely appreciates your support, both prayerful and financial! We are now home and are scheduling our DEBRIEF meeting. Sunday, July 15  3rd service  (11:00) Room 306 Join us to learn about how we saw God moving this past week!

G2 2018: videos from the week

It was a busy week.    We have stories, photos and videos to share.   Sometimes a video gives a better view at how things went. I had a lot of fun with a GoPro, recording in real time and time lapse. Each day we had to the trucks with the materials to build homes,…

G2 2018: Wheelchair day reflections

by Rick Fulton The Grace team did an amazing job of fitting wheelchairs this week! Our first distribution (Friday) was west of Salama in the town of Rabinal. We had to drive about an hour west through the windy mountain roads to reach our destination.   The Mayor of Rabinal was present to encourage the group…

Megan’s Reflections

By Megan Lehman The time is here. We are on our first flight of the day, back to Atlanta. I cannot believe this week came and went so fast! We saw God move in amazing ways. My mom reminded me of a story not long before we left for Guatemala. In high school, I was determined…

Fire and Light

by Rick Fulton Two of our project days I had the joy to lead the stove building team. As other groups built a home or did home visits, Saul from Bethel would drive us to install the solar panel and LED lights. I would lead in removing the old and building the new stove. Each of the…

The Mayor’s Office…..

by Annette Fulton A unique aspect of this week has been the presence of the Mayor’s office. The mayor, or assistant mayor,  or the wife of the mayor have attended or supported each aspect of our projects. Representatives and social workers from his office have joined us as we built homes, went on family visits…

G2 2018: By the Grace of God

 By the Grace of God by Megan Lehman Today was our last day in Salama and it’s a complete tornado of emotion. I spent the day with our team doing home visits, meeting some of the people who are living in extreme poverty. We saw children, parents, and grandparents who were living in ways I…

G2 2018: Turning the Spanish Off?!

Turning the Spanish Off by Megan Lehman As one of the only Spanish speakers on our team, I have been having a great time with the challenge of playing translator. With us this week we have the son of one of the Guatemalan pastors who work for Bethel, Danny. Danny speaks only Spanish, so I…