Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Nov 10-19, 2006

We are raising funds for our upcoming mission trip Nov. 10-19, 2006. If you would like to help with the team's expenses, please send your donation to: Laotto Wesleyan Church, c/o PO Box 154, Laotto, IN 46763. Please write "GUAT" on the memo of your check.

We also are collecting sandals and shoes to take to the village of Comolapa. Other items needed: wet wipes, chewable vitamins, quart size ziplock baggies, twin sheet sets, towels and wash cloths, jars of peanut butter and small toys for Christmas gifts.

Our team:
Cathy B, Angie A, Lynn & Sharon B and Phil & I from Laotto Wesleyan Church.
Matt & Beth B from Merrill Wesleyan Church in Michigan.
Gladys, Lin, and Wyleen from Cross Roads Wesleyan near Atlanta, Georgia

Tentative date for next summer's trip to Guatemala: July 26-August 4, 2007. Check back for more information or contact Kathy T if you are interested in joining the team!

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

And even more pictures

Katie, Scott, Jodi, Paul & Brandon in

Scott & Alex on Lake Atitlan

Brandon, Christy, Alex & Jennifer on the

Katie, Kathy & Christy in the blousas made
by Asael's wife

Back in Laotto. Scott, Phil, Chris, Kathy,
Katie and Brandon

More photos for your viewing pleasure

Pastor Juan sharing his gratitude to God and
our team for his new home in San Juan

Eder, Christy, Alex, Mariano and Michaela
at the hotel

Christy & Brandon's pictures from Guatemala

A few more pictures from Christy and
Brandon's cameras

Jennifer and Scott moving dirt

Christy and Scott moving dirt

Jennifer, Carol & Kathy giving crackers to the
children at mudslide preschool in Panajab

A little boy and his puppies in Santiago

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Team Guatemala November 9-19, 2006

Pastor Luis describing the devastation from
the mudslide in San Juan, Guatemala.

If you are interested in joining our next mission work team - November 9 thru 19, 2006, please contact Kathy Troyer by August 28th. Cost of the trip will be around $1100/person which includes all transportation, lodging, food, in country travel and expenses. The last team raised the entire amount for all 13 people less their $100/person registration/deposit.

Pastor Luis Martinez of IMPACTO Spanish Ministries will be speaking at LWC August 27 during Sunday School and Worship times (9:30 and 10:30 a.m.). We will have a carry-in dinner after church and the July 2006 Team will be sharing stories and pictures about our recent trip. If you have questions or would like more information, please join us at LWC on August 27th!

Monday, August 07, 2006

More faces of Guatemala

Faces of Guatemala

Some faces of our dear friends in Guatemala

San Pedro, Panajachel, Guatemala City dorm

Scott, Dan, Brandon and Chris after swimming
in Lake Atitlan

Cousins Ryan & Alex on the boat to Pana

Christy & Jen at compound in Panajachel

Ryan, Christy, Jen & Carol singing during
evening devotional at the compound

Cathy filling up her water bottle at Guat
City compound

Delmi presenting gift baskets to the team

San Pedro & Panajachel

Chiquillo, Alex and David at San Pedro

Kathy, Christina, Mariano and Jennifer in
San Pedro across from hotel

Fishing boat on Lake Atitlan

Debarking at Panajachel

Tzucubal and San Pedro photos

Team leaving Tzucubal Wesleyan Church
after Happy Feet distribution. We estimate
giving out around 1500-1800 pairs of shoes.

Carol fitting a baby with shoes

Christy talking to Mariano across the street
from our hotel in San Pedro

Jennifer and Christy at hotel in San Pedro

Kathy took this photo of a little boy looking
out his window by the hotel in San Pedro

Promised Land in San Pedro & Tzucubal August 2nd

Alex and Brandon helping sort shoes

Phil fitting an elderly man with shoes at
Tzucubal Wesleyan Church

Scott, Dan & Ryan entertaining the children
while they wait to receive shoes.

Chris with the children waiting in line for shoes.

Waiting in line in the cornfield...

A young girl in her new shoes

The peanut plants at the Promised
Land in San Pedro

Jenny admiring the coffee plants at the
Promised Land