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FBC Young Adults

Serving In Guatemala
March 11, 2023
Community: El Carmen
Partner: Iglesia Jireh
Staff: Steven Requena, Brenda Vásquez

Hola Guatemala!

by Steven Requena | March 11, 2023 9:03 PM

We made it safe and sound! We are so happy to be here. Now we are on our way to the lodging. 

Hola Guatemala!

Meeting Pastor Carlos

by Brenda Vásquez | March 12, 2023 1:38 PM

We started the day by greeting the members of the church and meeting pastor Carlos.

Meeting Pastor Carlos

Jehova Jireh

by Steven Requena | March 12, 2023 10:08 PM

What a warm welcome we received from our host church today! We are so privileged to be working together this week. 

Jehova Jireh

Getting Ready to Bless Others

by Steven Requena | March 12, 2023 10:18 PM

After lunch today we went in to a grocery store to get food supplies for one of the ministries we are having this week. We are so blessed being the tool God is using to provide for his children. 
Getting Ready to Bless Others

Manos a la Obra

by Steven Requena | March 13, 2023 9:54 PM

After a delicious breakfast at Ericka’s house we were ready for some hard work at our host church. We worked helping to finish and clean the new floor.

Manos a la Obra

Learning about Joseph

by Steven Requena | March 13, 2023 9:55 PM

Today was our first day of VBS. Children learned about Joseph. The kids were so excited watching us act out Joseph's story. 
Learning about Joseph

Lets Worship the Lord Together

by Steven Requena | March 13, 2023 9:59 PM

During our first day of VBS we had time to worship the One that is giving us the blessing to be on this mission trip. Children from church joined us in this celebration. 

Lets Worship the Lord Together

Ready to Share!

by Brenda Vásquez | March 14, 2023 11:06 PM

This great morning our team delivered some of the bags. We are  very excited to see how God shows his love and compassion to some of the people in the community who were blessed with these bags of food.

Ready to Share!

Being a Blessing

by Brenda Vásquez | March 15, 2023 12:23 AM

This morning we were able to be a blessing to Patty, one of the church members, by visiting her in her recovery. It was a great way to connect.

Being a Blessing

Last Day of Ministry!

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 7:35 PM

Yesterday was the last day of ministry at our host church. During the food distribution we met Susana. She is a 80 years old grandma. She shared an amazing testimony with us. 

Last Day of Ministry!

Gracias Niños.

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 7:38 PM

We will miss these children. They were so kind. It was an awesome time sharing with them. 

Gracias Niños.

Woman Ministry

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 7:42 PM

What a great moment we lived with the ladies from church Jireh. We were able to wash their feet letting them know how much the Lord loves them. 

Woman Ministry

Sharing Good News

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 7:43 PM

As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

Romans 10:15 ESV

Sharing Good News

The Power of Prayer

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 7:45 PM

To get to this home, we had to walk 138 stairs up and down; but hey, nothing was going to stop us from praying for this beautiful family. 

The Power of Prayer

Good Bye Service

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 11:53 PM

Last night was our last church service at our host church. We had an awesome mission trip. We will never forget what the Lord did this week.

Good Bye Service

The Great Commission

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 11:55 PM

Brock had the privilege to give a word of encouragement to the congregation. He spoke about the great commission and our role to be disciple makers. 

The Great Commission

Hasta Luego!

by Brenda Vásquez | March 16, 2023 11:58 PM

Until we see you again hermanos!. 

Hasta Luego!

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | March 17, 2023 12:11 AM

Hola Antigua Guatemala

by Brenda Vásquez | March 17, 2023 12:22 AM

After a great week of ministry the team enjoyed a day in Antigua. 

Hola Antigua Guatemala

Sirviendo Siempre

by Steven Requena | March 17, 2023 9:59 PM

Every time there was an opportunity to serve, we took it. 

Sirviendo Siempre

Hasta Luego Guatemala

by Steven Requena | March 17, 2023 10:00 PM

The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.
Psalm 121:8 ESV

We are going back home! We can't wait to share what the Lord has done this week. 

Until next time Guatemala. 
Hasta Luego Guatemala

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