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Dexter UMC

Serving In Belize
March 24, 2023
Community: San Ignacio
Partner: Omega
Staff: Mark Somerville, Melissa Castillo

First Day at Omega Church

by Melissa Castillo | March 24, 2023 9:37 PM

We arrived in Belize safely. and we are off to Omega Church in  San Ignacio. We are so excited to begin a full day of ministry tomorrow. 
First Day at Omega Church

Second Day Youth Retreat

by Melissa Castillo | March 25, 2023 11:28 AM

We can't start an awesome day without God. Nothing better than starting with a morning devotion. 

Second Day Youth Retreat

Youth Retreat Part 1

by Melissa Castillo | March 25, 2023 9:41 PM

We started the morning with worship. and the first lesson was how to forgive each other. 

Youth Retreat Part 1

Youth Retreat Part 2

by Melissa Castillo | March 25, 2023 9:54 PM

The second part of the retreat was having different fun activities  with the youth. Pastora talked about being empowered by the Holy Spirit.
Youth Retreat Part 2

Sunday School

by Melissa Castillo | March 26, 2023 1:50 PM

This morning we had over 35 kids and had a  blast doing the skit of the good shepherd.  We enjoyed dancing and playing games. 

Sunday School

Church Service

by Melissa Castillo | March 26, 2023 10:16 PM

 We got to enjoy the evening service with the Omega family in  worship.  The  message of the prodigal son was amazing!

Church Service

Work Day

by Melissa Castillo | March 27, 2023 11:26 PM

Today we had a full, exciting day. We went to a community called Spanish Lookout to get some materials to build a chicken coop for the church. After that, we started to build the coops. In the night we had the opportunity to have dinner in the house of a sister. 

Work Day

Tuesday Morning

by Melissa Castillo | March 28, 2023 3:14 PM

This morning we went to the Mayan temple called Xunantunich. We had so much fun. 

Tuesday Morning

Day 5 of Ministry

by Melissa Castillo | March 28, 2023 10:12 PM

We got to continue building the chicken coop and planting trees. We had after school program with the kids. It was a blast. With God's help we will be finishing the chicken coop tomorrow. Pastora and the church family are so excited about what we are doing for them.

Day 5 of Ministry

Day 6

by Melissa Castillo | March 29, 2023 10:45 PM

Today we finished the chicken coop. We also had our last day of after school program with the kids and they enjoyed a final celebration with the church members.

Day 6

Day 7 on the Island

by Melissa Castillo | March 30, 2023 11:13 PM

We spent an awesome day on Caye Caulker. From snorkeling over the reef to swimming with sharks to enjoying meals together, there was never a dull moment. We ended the day by reflecting on the week and sharing the lessons we've learned.

Day 7 on the Island

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | March 31, 2023 12:11 AM

Not a Good-Bye but See You Again

by Melissa Castillo | March 31, 2023 12:30 PM

This week was an awesome time we spent with the Omega family. It's not a good bye but it is a see you soon. 

Not a Good-Bye but See You Again

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