If you have approximately 60 children for lunch and tutoring then you need to have great help! We began praying God would send us teachers who love Him and love our children. He sent the perfect two for this season of the feeding center. Daisy began working with Guatemala Relief And Compassion Efforts last year. … More Meet Dayana & Daisy
I hardly ever write anything personal about our family. However, we do have people ask about how our girls are adjusting, how they are liking Guatemala, etc. These are some of examples of the conversations that happen in out house. Large black ash is starting to fall from the sky (it is from a nearby … More Taylor Girls
Watching the progress of the school is very exciting for us. We want all of you to be able to see the progress also. We are updating the construction progress on the website aglimpseofgrace.com. Obviously, some weeks will have more visible progress than other weeks. Some weeks will have videos and some weeks will have … More School Construction Update
Mrs. Terri Scholz spent many days cleaning the teeth of the children at the feeding center. Did she finish?–No way! However, she tried to prioritize the children who needed to see an oral surgeon. Last Wednesday, the dental team spent all day serving in a community. They came in tired from the week, but … More Three Pretty Smiles!
The group last week dedicated 20 houses. They worked in a small village about 45 minutes from the mission house. They came back truly touched by the way the families showed appreciation for the houses. I wanted to share this sweet video of the family singing during the dedication. This is a 12ft x 12 … More House Dedications!
If you have visited the feeding center within the last year then you have seen the beautiful murals painted on the wall. Krista Arendsen is an extremely talented artist who spent this past week making the feeding center beautiful. She had help from Carla Mast and Lana Walters also. All three of them selflessly spent … More A Lot of Talent!
I don’t even know where to start. Much of our time over the past two weeks has been spent with the team. They have accomplished a lot with house building, medical clinics, dental clinics, food distribution, feeding 800 people, feeding 75 at the dump, men’s breakfast, feeding sponsored families, and painting the feeding center. Their … More What a Week!
This year we are doing something a bit different to celebrate birthdays. The children who have a birthday are given a McDonald’s Happy Meal consisting of a cheeseburger, french fries, yogurt, ice cream, coke, and a toy! This was a surprise and they were extremely excited. When I took one of the girls home at … More Birthdays at the Center!
The groundbreaking ceremony, the dental clinic, and food distributions have kept us busy for the past several days. Terri Scholz has graciously agreed to clean and examine the teeth of the children at the feeding center. For the majority of the younger students, this is their first time to ever have their teeth cleaned. She … More Dental Clinic & Lots of Food!
In August we looked at a proposed budget for a school and operational cost. We were thinking the construction would cost about $250,000. At the time, this amount seemed virtually impossible to raise in a short amount of time. After the architectural plans were drawn, the price was $350,000. We also know furniture, curriculum, teacher … More Did We Meet the Goal?