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Traverse City Christian School

Serving In Belize
November 10, 2023
Community: Caledonia
Partner: Caledonia Full Gospel Church
Staff: Mark Somerville, Loneli Pech, Melissa Castillo

Team Arrival

by Loneli Pech | November 11, 2023 8:19 AM

We safely arrived in Belize and headed to serve for the week at Full Gospel Church in Caledonia . We received a warm welcome from the church members. We are excited to have a blessed week and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

Team Arrival

First Day of Ministry

by Loneli Pech | November 11, 2023 8:52 PM

We started the day by doing home visits within the community of Caledonia. We invited them to join us for VBS and youth night.

First Day of Ministry

Day 1 of VBS

by Melissa Castillo | November 11, 2023 9:04 PM

Today we all had fun playing with the kids, singing, and sharing the Bible story. The kids learnt how to help others. We can’t wait for a larger group of kids tomorrow.
Day 1 of VBS

Youth Night

by Loneli Pech | November 11, 2023 9:16 PM

We had a great turn out for the youth night. We got to know each other a little more and had a fantastic time with them participating in different games . 
Youth Night

Sunday School

by Melissa Castillo | November 12, 2023 8:24 PM

Today, we had a great time with the kids at Sunday school. We all enjoyed dancing, doing crafts, and we also got to learn more about the story of Joseph. 

Sunday School

Clean Up

by Melissa Castillo | November 12, 2023 8:43 PM

Today we had the privilege to go clean the yard of a widow in the community and share the love of God. She was  so blessed to have us come and help out.

Clean Up

Sunday Church Service

by Loneli Pech | November 12, 2023 9:05 PM

We delighted ourselves in the House of the Lord as one body in Christ. The team had the opportunity to come alongside the local church in worship. The word of God spoke to many  lives  and thought us to be well equipped with the Armor of Christ. 
Sunday Church Service

Food Distribution

by Loneli Pech | November 13, 2023 9:32 PM

We went out to distribute bags of groceries to bless some families of the church. We had the opportunity to spend quality time with the families and heard their stories.

Food Distribution

Monday Day 4 Ministry

by Melissa Castillo | November 13, 2023 9:42 PM

Today we did a full day of ministry. We cleaned up a yard, did a school  visit, did food distribution and ended the night with men's night. It was so good being the hands and feet of God in the community. 

Monday Day 4 Ministry


by Loneli Pech | November 14, 2023 6:56 PM

We had a fantastic time playing with the kids . They had fun doing crafts and worshiping. 



by Loneli Pech | November 14, 2023 6:57 PM

More pictures from VBS

Last Day of Ministry

by Melissa Castillo | November 17, 2023 12:20 AM

It was an awesome moment spending time with some families. We had the privilege to share the word of God and a bag  of groceries. We were impacted by hearing the testimonies shared by the families and saw that their faith has been only in God. 

Last Day of Ministry

Painting /Cleaning of a Yard

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 12:28 AM

The team worked hard cleaning another piece of land, and also painted the outside of the bathrooms. Teamwork makes dream work!

Painting /Cleaning of a Yard

Last Day of VBS!

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 12:47 AM

We really enjoyed ourselves dancing and singing along with the kids from school. We also had them make a Salvation Bracelet. Furthermore, we ended with a powerful act of love telling them that we need to have Jesus in our heart. 

Last Day of VBS!

More Pictures of VBS

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 12:49 AM

We are having a wonderful time with the kids! 
More Pictures of VBS

More Pics!

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 12:51 AM

It was a fantastic time with the kids!
More Pics!

Closing Service!

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 1:00 AM

We know that for every beginning there needs to be an end . In this case, it was sad to say goodbye when you have built a close relationship with the local people. We saw God moving throughout this week and we are grateful for his Grace and favor in our lives. 
Closing Service!

Worship Time!

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 1:08 AM

It was great to see two churches USA and Caledonia coming together to worship Jesus! There was no language barrier when it came  to praising  God. 
Worship Time!

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | November 17, 2023 11:57 PM

Getting baptized!

by Loneli Pech | November 17, 2023 11:59 PM

This week God amazed us in different ways. We experienced his Love ,Grace ,and faithfulness  while serving the people of Caledonia. Moreover, due to the impact caused in the lives of the team , God placed a desire in the heart of five participants to be Baptized . They were grateful and happiness was reflected on their faces. 

Getting baptized!

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