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…

Parent University with Officer Lennig

Parent University Sunday, February 22 at 12:15pm in The Shed All parents of 6th-12th graders are invited to our next Parent University with guest speaker, Jason Lennig, Resource Officer at Osborne Middle School. Officer Lennig will talk with us about the realities of school life. If you have ever wondered “what’s really going on in…

What is the Student Ministry up to?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at HMUMC. Our Student Ministry will be celebrating the birth of our Savior all month long. Take a look at what’s happening… Here are our dates for the rest of the year. December: 3rd    Student Leadership 101 and the Middle @ 6:30pm 7th    Shed Service…

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…

Day 5 – Favorite Moments Part 2

Yesterday was our final day of work and we were able to take part in some amazing things. First, we continued to do construction work on a future site for Happy Tummies–an after school ministry where kids receive food, teaching, love, and the message of Jesus. Next, some people spent time with the “Abuelitos” helping…

Day 4 – Favorite Moments Part 1

Yesterday was another amazing day! Half of the group kept working at the construction site in the morning while the other half went to “Abuelitos”–literally “small old people” in Spanish–to spend time with some older adults. After lunch at a local restaurant, we all went to a local church where we played with kids, welcomed…

Day 3 – Work & Play

Today’s entry written by Abigail Renner I would like to start off by thanking all of our leaders. They have worked so hard over the past few days. Today, we were blessed with beautiful weather as we started our day by working in the construction site. Everyone worked really hard, and God was definitely working…