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For the second year in a row, Mission Guatemala was excited to be able to provide the meal for competitors in the annual "Olimpiadas," or Olympics, for the municipality of San Andrés Semetabaj!

It’s Mother’s Day here in Guatemala, and we want to wish each of the mothers on our staff and all of the mothers in the communities where we serve—as well as each of our own mothers—a wonderful and happy Mother’s Day! We’re thankful to each one for the life and love and care that they have given us!

Mission Guatemala was grateful to once again spend a week with a wonderful team of volunteers from Advent United Methodist Church in Simpsonville, South Carolina!

Mission Guatemala was thankful to share a week with a team from Newburgh United Methodist Church in Newburgh, Indiana!

After founding Mission Guatemala nearly 7 years ago, the Rev. Tom Heaton has, after consideration and prayer, accepted a position with the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church as Associate Director of Missions and Justice Ministries.

Mission Guatemala was thankful to share a wonderful week of work with a team from New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia, Ohio!

Mission Guatemala was excited to participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for our newest construction project in the community of San Andrés Semetebaj!

It was a wonderful day of celebration as community leaders, parents, students, and Mission Guatemala staff and team members came together for the grand opening of the expanded bathroom facilities at the public elementary school in the community of Godinez!

This week marks the start of the third year of Mission Guatemala's "Como Saludable" (Eat Healthy) program!

Since the end of December, Dr. Courtney has been serving as Mission Guatemala's optometrist at our eye clinic here in San Andrés Semetabaj.

Thanks to a great group of volunteers from Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette, Indiana, and Our Saviour Lutheran in West Lafayette, Indiana, the bathroom construction in the community of Caliaj Tecpan continues!

Mission Guatemala recently spent a week with our friends from Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin, Indiana!

Excitement filled the air this past week in the “Escuela Kikoten” elementary school as the teachers, parents, and students from the school came together to celebrate the “inauguración” of Mission Guatemala’s new snack program!

As the new Guatemalan school year begins, we’re excited to once again provide school supplies to students of the public elementary school in the community of Caliaj!