Day 3 Home Visits Recap

By Team Member Megan Lehman Today was one of the most emotionally draining days God has ever given to me. Draining, but encouraging! Our team separated into three groups today; one for concrete pouring, one for house building and one for home visits. All our experiences were completely different, but yet they all had so…

Day 3…. Cement Slabs, House Building and Home Visits.

A post by Team Leader, Rick Fulton Wow….what a day!    Because of the fact that we have such a large team,  we broke into three teams today. The first team moved dirt,  prepared a foundation, mixed the cement, by hand, and laid concrete in the foundation and the floor of the 14 x 24…

Day 2: Wheelchair Distribution

A post written by Team Leader Rick Fulton Wheelchair day is an extra special day when working with Bethel Ministries International. Their mission began around 20 years ago and was primarily focused on fitting the disabled with wheelchairs. In Guatemala,  there is no safety net. There is no medicare,  no health insurance. If you can’t…

Wheelchair Day

A post written by Team Member by Megan Lehman Since learning I would be traveling to Guatemala, God has been inserting constant and supportive messages throughout my days. One that I have found particularly comforting and encouraging comes through a song: “God is on The Move” by 7eventh Time Down. I wake up at 4:30 every morning,…

Day 1…We Made It!

The first part of tonight’s post is by team member Megan Lehman. The moment I heard that Grace Community Church was going to be supporting a team going to Guatemala, I felt an immediate pull to this opportunity. After traveling to Guatemala in 2011, I always believed that God would call me back to this…

But then……God!

Posted by team leader, Annette Fulton. But then… God! Many will say that social media is a distraction and generally a waste of time, but God can use anything to further His kingdom. In this case, Facebook proved to be an important connection point that God used to weave this story together. A few weeks…

Meet the Team

Finally! We finally had the opportunity to get a photo of the entire team together! Over our months of planning and preparation, it has been tough to get 16 people together! Last evening we had a packing party at Grace’s North Liberty Campus. The whole team brought in all the items they have collected for…

G2 Grace-Guatemala: What will the team be doing on the trip?

We are two weeks from embarking on our first missions trip to serve alongside Bethel Ministries International in Guatemala. Bethel Ministries hosts around 30 mission teams each year. Their central focus is sharing the Gospel. They do this through various outpourings:  wheelchair distributions, home building and food and clothing distributions. In the not-so-distant future, they will…