Tag archive of Guatemala

Thank You Connexus Team!

This week has been a very busy one but it has been fun with 29 sets of hands and hearts eager to collaborate. The Connexus team has given its best service to Guatemala and the most needy. We thank the leaders and youth members for their service and sharing their heart with others. Thanks to their help we were able to make many improvements in the Centre of Hope such as continued construction of the 3rd grade classroom, painting of walls, carpentry

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Welcome Chartwell Youth!

On March 10th we had the pleasure of welcoming the Chartwell Youth Team from Canada. Led by Sarah, better known as “Tippy", Shannon, and Michael. It's always good to have old friends back in Guatemala like Katrina, Daena, Garrett, Connor, Jack, and Mattaus. But it is amazing to be able to make new friends too! Welcome to Guatemala to Jackson, Lucas, Jacob, Rachel, and Alyson. They all make up a fabulous team full of the desire to serve.

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March 10th, 2018 – Food Distribution

On Saturday, March 10th we held our monthly food distribution. All of the families that are part of this program from Corrales, Parrojas, Paraxaj, Chitaburuy, and Parramos attended this month's distribution at our Centre of Hope. This month we were joined by the Connexus Team. They helped packed the food and some members of the team even shared their own testimony. The team also prepared games and a skit for the children. While the children were

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Loving Arms Celebrates International Women’s Day!

On March 8 the world celebrated International Women's Day. Thanks to the collaboration with our Connexus team we were able to have a special get together for the women who make up our program in Guatemala. It was a special evening in which a powerful message was shared on women's empowerment and their value in our community. We also had the opportunity to pamper our women with manicures, hairstyles, and jewelry making. We thank the girls of the Connexus

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Welcome – Connexus Baptist Church!

We welcome one of the teams with the most members we have had. This group is from Connexus Baptist Church in Canada. They arrived on March 7th and  is composed of six leaders and 23 youth members. We are very excited to have them and a week full of activities is awaits us! We ask you to please keep them in your prayers as they do God’s will in Guatemala.

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Thank You!

On February 25, we had the pleasure of welcoming a team from Canada. We were so pleased with their hard work and the support they provided to Loving Arms and the families in the community. In only one week the eight members were able to accomplish many things at the Centre of Hope. They made a noticeable difference in the life of an elder by building a new home for her. They started the construction of our 3rd grade classroom, did a shoe and clothing

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Loving Arms – February 2018 Newsletter

Hello! Please take a look at February 2018 newsletter by clicking here! This issue includes a message from our Founder Linda Coghlin, an announcement about big goals to celebrate our Ten Year anniversary (you can find out more by hitting the button at the bottom of this blog), features on our teachers, sponsorship opportunities, upcoming fundraising events, information who is visiting Guatemala next, and so much more!

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March 4, 2018 – Team Update

In the morning we headed up into the hills to Parrojas, where Brian, Stephen, Jamie, and Mynor had built a house for Alejandra, a 79-year-old widow elder member of the Parrojas village. Members brought her new bedding and clothing. She told us that she feels so rich. Just check out the view from her home! Following the dedication of the house, team members walked up the hill to visit the dairy co-op. This project is sponsored by SHARE Canada. We

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March 3, 2018 – Team update

On Friday, the students held a farewell assembly for the team since that was the last time they would see our team: Next, Brian's team finished the house so that it was ready to be dedicated to the village elder. The team also helped with Loving Arms monthly food distribution. The cover page of this blog showed the wonderful smiles from those receiving the packages that our gracious sponsors have provided! Members of the ladies' sewing group learned

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March 2, 2018 – Team Update

On this day the team members helped with various activities at the Centre of Hope. This included an addition to the Centre to act as additional classrooms for the Colegio Cristiano Esperanza (Christian School of Hope). For the team seeing the students is always a treat and as a bonus the team was able to help the English teacher in his classes. Members of the team brought clothing and shoes that were sorted and distributed to the children. On Wednesday,

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    August 16, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Thank you Adam and Shelby for your hard work in Guatemala. We all miss you so much. While they were with us they he… https://t.co/AzBE7FQhsx

    August 8, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat We welcomed Adam and Shelby from Canada. They will be at the Christian School of Hope for a month and will help us… https://t.co/9hj8vlfVAT

    July 13, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat The children at the Christian School of Hope welcomed Louanne Black from Canada. She is helping us on Thursday by a… https://t.co/vgmBl1RGHk

    July 9, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Pamela is a 4 year old girl who is kind and friendly. Her favorite color is pink. She enjoys eating soup and playin… https://t.co/3OWtYkNfLZ

    July 6, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Five years ago Loving Arms had the opportunity to refer Guatemalans workers to Canadian farms through the temporary… https://t.co/iQrbWGZlyR

    June 28, 2018