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Thank You Chartwell Team

A great, big, giant Thank You to the Chartwell Baptist Church Youth Team who were here at Loving Arms last week and worked hard, hard, hard!  This was an amazing week, watching you and all your positive energy blazing through painting our building; constructing and then erecting a new home for such a needy family; teaching moms to knit, crochet and make jewellery; starting at 6am to make pancakes for 60 children; helping in our classrooms; leading

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Thursday – Chartwell Team Update

We started the day bright and early as per the last three days. The building team went out to the house in the morning and and were able to put up all the walls to make the perimeter of the house. Finally the house is staring to really come together! Back at Loving Arms during the morning the team continued to provide maintenance work for the school as well as helping out in the JK, SK, and grade one classes. When the house building team back from

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This morning the building team finished construction on the walls and windows and delivered them to the house. While they were delivering the walls, the family we are building the house for watched with smiles and anticipation of their new home. It is so exciting to see the house coming together. We then had the most exhilarating bus ride to the village of Parrojas. The view from the top of the mouton was most beautiful as you could see the many

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¡Gracias, Feliz Navidad y Welcome!

Thank You: We want to express our most sincere gratitude for our recent team from Mississippi State University. In one short week, the team accomplished many wonderful tasks that will continue impacting the families of Guatemala for many years. Aside from working with the 40 children from our school throughout the week, the team built a room in the Centre of Hope where the women’s co-ops will be able to sell their products, hosted a VBS at the

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Guatemala December Mission Day One and Two

Our team arrived at Loving Arms at 3:00 Tuesday morning, and we were up and preparing the supplies by 9:00. A few of our members went to the Elder Center to hang out and do activities and crafts. We sang and danced, decorated Santa hats and wreaths, and talked to the elders. Other members did various chores around the Loving Arms property such as sorting through the supplies, mixing concrete, painting the house, and organizing the children’s clothes.

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June 20, 2015 – Day 1

Hola Amigos! With a patience-testing travel day yesterday including bus problems and flight delays, we are extremely exhausted but very thankful to finally be in Guatemala. Even though we were working on minimum sleep, we accomplished more than we anticipated on day 1.  We started off the day early just to find out that the water for showers was not working, but it could only get better from there.  Going stinky, we ate breakfast, had devotion,

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Welcome Team FBC West Point!

Welcome FBC West Point! Loving Arms wants to extend a warm welcome to this team from West Point, MS. After months of planning and praying, we are excited for this team of 23 to finally arrive here in Guatemala. Led by Kelsey Huggins, the team will spend a week working with the preschool children and their parents, hosting leadership training clinics for women, participating in ministry to elders, and conducting village outreach through Vocation Bible

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Huggins Team – Thank You!

Loving Arms would like to thank the Phi Mu team for their hard, meaningful work in Guatemala this week.  Led by Kelsey Huggins, this team from Mississippi State University (USA) devoted their time, energy, and resources to continue preparations for the school that will open in January 2016.  Throughout the week, the team worked diligently to complete various tasks assigned to them, including the following: hosting leadership clinics for the

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Thank you – Dresden First Baptist Church Team!

Greg’s team may not have been very large in number nor did they stay for a long time but Loving Arms is grateful for the work they did. The families of Paraxaj and Corrales were the very happy recipients of Vocational Bible Studies. Lessons were taught and reinforced through skits, games and crafts. At the Centre of Hope, the Baking Co-op learned to make two new types of cookies. The ladies can now make and sell these cookies. New skills were taught

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Welcome to Greg’s Team!

Loving Arms extends a heart filled welcome to the team from the Dresden First Baptist Church in Tennessee. Greg Alderdice, Youth Minister of the Church, is the leader. Erin Alderdice, Precious Turbeville, Keith Turbeville, Elizabeth Francisco and Michael Wilson have come to Guatemala, with him, to serve at an orphanage in Chimaltenango. While in Guatemala, the team will spend a few days with Loving Arms. They will visit the villages of Corrales and

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      July 13, 2018

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      June 28, 2018

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      June 12, 2018