2017 mid year missionary highlights from Guatemala.
Take a minute to watch this video of the highlights in our ministry for the first half of 2017.
Took over as General Manager of CEI, a daycare for the profoundly disabled. Our staff of PT’s/OT’s/Special Educators and caretakers work to meet the personalized needs of these precious individuals, helping them to live lives that are as structured, independent and joyful as possible.
Over 100 children are enrolled in afternoon programs at our community center where students have Bible classes, learn computer skills and receive help with homework.
Opened a lending library at our community center for the students.
Worked with our local church, Casa De Libertad, to do an outreach to the children and parents at our community center, volunteers lead a VBS, ministered to the parents and provided much needed backpacks and school supplies to the children.
Started a women’s Bible study group with mothers and relatives of the children who attend our community center.
Lead a weekly discipleship group with girls from the orphanage Fundaniños.
Assisted three mission teams with their ministry here.
Attended the CAFO (Christian Alliance for Orphans) Summit to learn about how to better serve orphaned and vulnerable children.
Taught over 60 woodworking and engineering classes to students in our workshop at the orphanage Fundaniños.
Sharie gave weekly culinary arts classes to 18 students at the orphanage Fundaniños, focusing on teaching them how to prepare dishes for themselves that are nutritious, delicious and affordable.
Kept in contact with many of our former students from the orphanage who have aged out, providing them with council, prayer and making sure that they know they are loved.
Had the teenagers from the orphanage Fundaninos do a VBS for the children at our community center.