This team partners with Youthworks to provide a Christ-Centered Mission trip for High School Youth. The Youth go to share God's love with the families and children of Cairo. Cairo is a small town along the Mississippi River that time and growth has forgotten. It is a city with many underprivileged families and the team going to Cairo is to provide assistance to families, their homes, and to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is a summer trip that normally takes place in June.
main objective is to host a wheelchair clinic where we will adapt wheelchairs
to the needs of the recipients and share the love of Jesus Christ with all
Monday - Friday. We arrive on a Saturday in order to transport our team the 136 miles to Coban from the airport
in Guatemala City (around 4 to 5 hours driving due to road conditions) and
settle in to our hotel, meet our partner teams and attend orientation of the
week’s activities. On Sunday, we will attend church and spend most of the day at the clinic venue organizing,
cleaning and preparing the wheelchairs so we are ready to begin seating early
Monday morning. The municipality of Coban
will transport recipients in from many local villages daily. Many recipients are of Mayan descent and
speak only the Quechi dialect. We will
have local pastor volunteers and social service workers to help with
Click on the photo to read about the Mission Trip 2017
Resurrection has sent teams to Belize since 2006. Work has included rural churches near Belize City, Christian feeding center in the inner-city of Belize City, work with churches and preschool in Lord's Bank, House Building in inner-city of Belize City, work with churches and preschool in Lord's Bank, House Building near Ladyville area, and currently with a home for displaced children near Flowers Bank. The purpose of the team is to build up leaders and infrastructure that impacts the local churches and community. These Gospel outreaches help the local Christians to be a stronger presence and to build disciples throughout the year.
It was only a few months ago, that we had the joy of praying for, encouraging, and sending out Terry and Christy Cooper to join God in His work overseas in Cambodia. As recent retirees, the next stage for their missional life was to go overseas to Cambodia.
They are teaching ESL and ministering to children about Jesus' love. So what's the impact? Well, read the newsletter to find out specifically... Let's just say, Jesus is impacting more than just children. The potential is great; Cambodia is 95% Buddhist, but many people are not devout.
Mission of Christ Network, Stronghold Cambodia