Moving blocks & hiking up rocks – Day Two

Today’s guest post is written by Will Sowders Even though it’s been foggy and kind of dreary ever since we got to the lake area, it doesn’t take away the magnificence of the rolling waves and stunning volcanoes. We all woke up to the sound of foreign birds chirping and familiar voices laughing. It’s nice…

On the road in Guatemala

    Today’s blog post from the Student Mission trip to Guatemala was written by David Benson – HMUMC’s Director of Student Ministries This morning I woke up rather and started asking God to pour out His Holy Spirit upon every second of our day. I prayed and asked God that our departure from the…

2015 Guatemala mission trip highlight video

Below is an amazing video of the Student Mission trip that Impacto Ministry produced for the team! We have tons of footage and hope to produce more videos in the weeks to come as well. Thank you again for your support of this trip that God used to change lives!

We’re headed home!

After many great days of working, we finally began to say our goodbyes on Friday! One group went on a hike above the city in the morning while another stayed back and said goodbye to the Abuelitos. That afternoon we played with the Happy Tummies children and gave our final hugs. Today, we travelled from…

Day three in Guatemala

This post was written collaboratively by the high school boys on the trip. This post is best read aloud and contains a few inside jokes. We awoke to crashing waves on the shore God was present, we wanted more This morning for breakfast: Eggs and cheese Once introduced we said “Yes please” Sunscreen and bug…

Another day of fun!

Today’s post is by Sarah Crawford. It is her second time on the trip. This morning (Wednesday) the team woke up to the most beautiful sunrise I have ever seen! We then had pancakes the size of your face (no joke). We ate and had fellowship for a while then it was off to work!…

Day one in Guatemala!

Today’s post is by David Benson–the Director of Student Ministries Yesterday was our first full day here in Guatemala and it has definitely been exciting. We started the day off with an incredible breakfast and I have to say that the Guatemala coffee is on “Fleek” or amazing! After the mornings electric heat powered shower…

Pray for the Guatemala Mission team as we go!

19 students & 8 adults will be leaving for the High School Mission Trip to Guatemala April 6th – April 12th. They’ll be partnering with Impacto Ministry as they work on a number of projects including VBS, construction on an after-school center, helping older adults in the community, and more! This guest blog post by Cameron…

A Letter from Blake Godbee

Dear HMUMC, Our God is one who calls people and sends people.  Daniela and I have been in much prayer about the future for each of us, and we feel that God is guiding and directing us to new opportunities in life and ministry.   We have been blessed beyond measure by the hospitality, grace and…

Parent University: Social Media

In our culture that is saturated with social media, what should parents do? Embrace it and let their kids do whatever they want? Smash their kids’ smartphones? Or something else? Recently Pastor Jonathan presented on this topic at a Parent University event hosted by the Student Ministry. The notes and presentation from the live event…