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Friday, July 14th

Today was our last full day in Guatemala. As the group shared the last breakfast together, we went over our best highs, overall we all shared a common belief that we have been so blessed on this trip and wish to stay longer. Later in the day we headed out to San Juan, Sacatepequez where we had the opportunity to visit the malnutrition center. We got to spent time with the…

Thursday, July 13th

Today was great day, we woke up really early to head out to the cafeteria where we had our breakfast, came back to our dorm where we prepared pb&j sandwiches to take on our trip to Patzun. It was a long trip, we got to see a lot of Guatemala that we hadn’t yet seen. When we got to Patzun, the Milagro community and Pastor Jorge welcomed us. He told us a bit about…

Guatemala Wednesday 2017

We had a very good day today. We spent our 3rd and last day in class. The children were excited to see us and we enjoyed our time with them. Lily, Emma, & Jaelene hated to leave their new friends. Pastor Saul’s wife is Dr. Lila. She took us on a tour of the clinic next door to the school. She has a couple of nurses who are there as missionaries. The one who took…

Ivy Creek Guatemala Mission Tuesday 7-11-2017

The ICBC team had breakfast this morning here at SETECA cafeteria. Pat & I met Herbert from Rome, Ga. he was telling us that he was born in Guatemala City and came back to be with his mother who is ill, while here he is attending school to become a teacher. In Rome he had attended Shorter College and was a supervisor at a textile mill in Cartersville, Ga. Herbert…

Monday in Guatemala

We were able to see God in so many ways as we went through our second full day in Guatemala City. We started off with a great breakfast at SETECA featuring pancakes, empanadas, watermelon, refried black beans and Jerry’s favorite, horchata juice. We are glad it was such a good breakfast because we needed it. Today was our first day teaching children in the school.…

Sunday in Guatemala

Ivy Creek and others, We ask for your prayers as we continue on our journey in Guatemala. This morning we went to a church in “Zone 21”, a place known for its gang violence. There we visited Pastor Jaime at Elim church. Pastor Jaime and his family have worked very hard to have a place for kids to come after school two days a week. They feed the kids, teach…

Guatemala Mission Trip 2017

Hello church family! We would like to thank you for supporting Ivy Creek’s Mission team. Your prayers and contributions are the backbone of the trip. Without either this trip would not be possible. We ask for you to continue praying for us and the people we will meet in Guatemala. This year we are taking eight people: Bill McCann Pat McCann Dave Wiley Jaelene…