Pathways Church November Mission Team

Our sister church in Largo, Florida, Pathways Community Church, sent another team to visit us from November 23 to 30, 2013.

During their stay, they built a house for a family in the village of Pastores, and did some painting at "El Club" in San Lucas, Sacatepéquez. "El Club" is a community center where 100-125 children from families with scarce resources receive tutoring, meals, biblical teaching, and reinforcement with school classes. This is a great facility that also has outdoor space for soccer, basketball and various activities. The team conducted Vacation Bible School at El Club, and also at Rosa de Amor.

The team had several opportunities to present the gospel during the week.  One of the primary ways to do this was through distributing 12 water purification filters to villagers in San Antonio Aguas Calientes.

A special effort was made by one of the women on the team. She conducted her own fundrasing to buy shoes for the children of our Campos de Sueños Community Center. She raised a total of $1,175, with which she was able to give a pair of shoes to each of 400 children!  It was such a blessing to see the smiles on the children's faces as they received their new shoes.

The majority of the team were youth, and it was great to see them step out and not be afraid to serve and give to those in need.  It was encouraging to see their generosity and eagerness to sacrifice for others.  It was a blessing to work alongside such a great team.

Thank you Pathways Community Church!