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B7 Students (Student Ministry of Bridgeway Church)

Serving In Belize
July 6, 2019
Community: San Ignacio
Partner: Santa Familia Full Gospel Church
Staff: Lauren Hunter, Glendy Lopez

We Are Here!

by Lauren Hunter | July 6, 2019 9:18 PM

We have arrived!! Once we got here we had lunch and headed out to Santa Familia to meet our host church. All of us are so excited to see God work and see how He uses us this week!

We Are Here!

Quinceañera

by Lauren Hunter | July 6, 2019 9:19 PM

After dinner, we got the opportunity to attend a quinceañera. We really enjoyed experiencing part of the culture and celebrating with the community! 

Quinceañera

Morning Devo

by Lauren Hunter | July 7, 2019 10:51 PM

This morning we started off our day with a devotional and some worship. It was so good to encourage each other and reflect on what we expect God to do this week.

Morning Devo

Home Visits

by Lauren Hunter | July 7, 2019 10:53 PM

In the afternoon, we split into groups and invited people to church and VBS as well as prayed for people. We really enjoyed getting to talk to the locals and serve alongside some of the congregation!

Home Visits

VBS Preparation

by Lauren Hunter | July 7, 2019 10:53 PM

After lunch, we went though our supplies and prepared for VBS. Also, we practiced songs and a skit. We are so excited to see God work at VBS tomorrow! 

VBS Preparation

Church Service

by Lauren Hunter | July 7, 2019 10:55 PM

This evening, we got the opportunity to lead a church service at the local church we are serving this week. The service was powerful and we prayed over many people in the congregation! It was awesome to experience a service both in Spanish and in English! God is moving in big ways here at the Full Gospel Church in Santa Familia!

Church Service

Morning Bible Study Day 2

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 7:56 PM

This morning we got to spend time in the Word individually before getting started with our first day of VBS. God is teaching us a lot about what it looks like to follow him daily. We are so excited to serve at VBS today! 

Morning Bible Study Day 2

San Ignacio

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 7:58 PM

After breakfast, we went to a town close by called San Ignacio. There we learned some local history as well as got to see what a Belizean town looks like. Also, we got some supplies for VBS and some ice cream! 
San Ignacio

VBS is Here!

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 8:02 PM

VBS has officially begun! We had 160-180 kids show up and man was it powerful! Here is a picture of McKelvy getting the kids ready to go inside.
VBS is Here!

Practicing for VBS

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 8:04 PM

Here’s a picture of Brooke, Sydney, and Elijah preparing for sharing the Bible verse for the day!
Practicing for VBS

Crafts VBS Day 1

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 8:07 PM

Our crafts group did an awesome job helping kids color and have some fun! Here is John, McKelvy, and Cassidy helping the kids
Crafts VBS Day 1

Little Kids

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 8:09 PM

Courtney did an amazing job with the littlest kids and helped them learn so much today! 
Little Kids

Songs

by Lauren Hunter | July 8, 2019 9:05 PM

Micah and Johnathan did an awesome job leading songs and worshiping with the older kids! 

Songs

Tuesday Morning Devo

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 1:17 PM

John led us for our morning devotional and we talked about our journey with God. We dug into Numbers 13-14 as well as the devotional from our PPM Guide. This time has helped us prepare for our days and is teaching us how to spend time with God everyday!

Tuesday Morning Devo

Picking Up Trash

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 7:46 PM

This morning, we joined some members from the congregation and picked up trash in the village. It was such a blessing to be able to make the community cleaner and healthier!
Picking Up Trash

Pastor Helping With Clean Up

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 7:48 PM

Here’s a picture of Micah and Pastor from our trash clean up! 
Pastor Helping With Clean Up

VBS Day 2

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 8:06 PM

We had another great turn out for VBS today! 180 kids showed up and we did another skit, craft, game, and Bible verse activity. It was so much fun and the kids enjoyed themselves as well! 
VBS Day 2

Crafts

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 11:11 PM

This is a picture of Katie helping some of the kids with their craft! She did a great job and the kids loved working with her! 

Crafts

Youth Night

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 11:14 PM

Tonight we got to play some games, worship, and a message with the youth group. We had a lot of fun and really got to build relationships with the locals! We finished the night off around the fire with s’mores!
Youth Night

Praying Over A Local

by Lauren Hunter | July 9, 2019 11:22 PM

Today we also were asked to pray over someone in the village who had poor physical health. It was a very powerful time and all of us were truly touched by God’s presence in the room. 
Praying Over A Local

Morning Devo

by Lauren Hunter | July 10, 2019 6:46 PM

This mornings Devo was very powerful and taught us so much about accountability. We have been so grateful for this time starting out our day and the different leaders that have been leading them. 

Morning Devo

Mayan Temples

by Lauren Hunter | July 10, 2019 6:49 PM

Today we also got to tour the Mayan temples Xunantunich here in Belize. We got to learn some history about the Mayan that lived here as well as experience parts of their everyday life! 

Mayan Temples

Last Day of VBS

by Lauren Hunter | July 10, 2019 6:51 PM

We had an awesome last day of VBS! We talked about what it means to be a follower of Jesus and gave the kids an opportunity to accept Christ. It was powerful and we are so thankful for our time with each of them! 
Last Day of VBS

Mayan Temples

by Lauren Hunter | July 11, 2019 5:42 PM

Yesterday we had the opportunity to explore some Mayan temples and learn about the history of Belize. All of us loved getting to understand this country better and having some down time before finishing up our last day of ministry.

Mayan Temples

Closing Service

by Lauren Hunter | July 11, 2019 5:46 PM

Man! Has God been doing some crazy things! Our closing service was powerful and God moved the entire service. Katie, Elise, and Courtney gave their testimonies and Johnathan lead worship with a lady from the church. Also, Micah gave a powerful message and many people were touched by God. What a great way to end the week! 

Closing Service

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