Cochrane Alliance Church - February 2020 | Hungry For Life

February 2020: ,

A youth team from Cochrane Alliance Church returned to San Raymundo to carry on the long standing partnership established between the church and the community. 

Team Testimonials: 



Team Testimonials:

"This trip has made feel spiritually full again."
"I was affected deeply by just sharing my testimony and being vulnerable with my friends."
"One highlight was seeing changes in the lives of people in Guatemala since the last time I was here."
"Worshipping together with the local church was a highlight for me."
"This trip was a refresher; a reminder. Be happy with what you have. Always help those in need and lend a listening ear to those who need it."
"I've realized a lot about myself on this trip and have solved a lot of issues that I have been dealing with."
"I now have more courage and will to continue in my walk with God."
"I am closer to God, to my team and to myself."
"I learned how much loving people is so important."

Team Blog:

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Antigua Day

Today was a pretty great tourism day. It allowed me to see the contrast between our perspective as a part of the missions team, and what we see as tourists. Namely the way we were not only approached, but also the state that the city was in.

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Monday, February 17th, 2020

Interview with Bailey, Marcella & Carlos

Coming live from San Raymundo, Guatemala

Senor Carlos from Radio Nacional interviewing.

Q: Senorita Bailey, what is your first impression of Guatemala?

A: A beautiful country with very humble, loving, and welcoming people .

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Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Sunday Funday!

Dear people of the world, today was a great day. We got to visit a few families and deliver some food hampers. It was a great opportunity to share some blessings with some local families and pray for them.

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Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Cake, cake more cake.

28385 Star-log entry 4, we have been in Guatemala for three days. Today was really exciting. We started out by having a sports day for the local kids. The kids had a blast just playing games with us.

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Friday, February 14th, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day friends and family!

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Thursday, February 13th, 2020

First full day!

Day one! It began with an assembly that was held in the morning where we received the biggest welcome I have ever received (sorry mom) from such an amazing and loving group of people. All the kids took turns going up in groups and dancing a routine, smiles beaming. Made my heart melt.

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Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

We made it!

We made it to San Raymundo! 

After a slight delay in Calgary which had us worrying about our connection a bit, we landed in Houston and found that our gate was the one we exited the plane at! So, the extra time we saved running around the airport allowed us to grab a bite to eat :)

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