JANUARY MEDICAL MISSION – GUATEMALA 2019
In our continued partnership with Iglesia Galilea, a new medical team is heading back to Guatemala to provide regular care for the children and families at the Fuente de Esperanza in Membrillal.
Gratitude All Around
Wow, it was a busy day, we saw over a 170 patients. It was hopping, everywhere, Dental was cranking them through, we probably helped a few dozen people improve their vision with some glasses, and of course we filled hundreds of meds. Pharmacy was “ all hands on deck” as Jenni says. We were teaching in pharmacy and had 2 more teaching meds out on the playground. When we arrived at the school this
Sunday in Guatemala
Dan Today’s blog post is from our whole family. All four of us are on this trip. You’ll get to see the day from 4 different perspectives. We promise we wont read each others’ entries until they are posted. This is Dan’s (dad’s) view of the day. The day started with church at our host church, Iglesia Galilea. It was a great Sunday service, not so very different from a Sunday morning service at
God Hears Our Prayers
Friday started with a HUGE spider crawling up our wall. I am talking HUGE! The kind of spider that you think you can kill from a distance, but the closer you get the bigger it gets and the hairier it looks. We still have spider legs sprinkled on the floor because they were that gross to pick up. I also learned that lukewarm showers, may not sound so terrible, BUT in reality are traumatizing.
First Day of Clinic
Today was definitely life changing for me. It’s not like I have never served before, or been out of the country before or seen people going through hard times, but what will stay for me forever is the attitudes that these people choose to have. If we were in america, you probably wouldn’t see people that had to wait in line to see a nurse or doctor for multiple hours have a big smile
The team has landed!
The team has landed safely in Guatemala and all the clinic supplies made it through customs. Praise the Lord! Check back tomorrow night for an update from the team about the first day of clinic! Don't forget to leave comments for the team to read in their evening meetings together! Back to Team Page
Team Departs Tomorrow
Be praying for the team as they prepare to depart! Back to Team Page