Guatemala 2009

Brian O'Grady on September 20th, 2009

Team Guatemala returned to the church safely concluding a wonderful week working in Guatemala with the McKnights. We were able to give a trip report last Sunday night in the service. A PowerPoint presentation showed many of the people we were able to work with in Sumpango. The biggest joy from the report was hearing the […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 7th, 2009

It is  now midnight and the team will be meeting Aaron at 5:00am for the ride to the airport. It has been a busy and emotionally exciting final day. We were able to go to the market in Antigua this morning for some power shopping. There were many great deals to be made and we […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 6th, 2009

Today the team traveled to Quetzal to see the site for the new church. We were able to get a vision from the mountain side of the church plant located in a new neighborhood being built in Quetzal. The lot purchased through the giving of Grace and other churches is located on a main street in the middle […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 5th, 2009

Today the team separated to work on two different projects. The ladies were able to spend the day with Christine at the home they recently moved in to, while the men went back to the church in Sumpango to work on the ditch. The highlights for the ladies included a wonderful time as Christine was […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 4th, 2009

Yesterday (Thursday) was an exciting day. After a ride through the country side for a couple of hours snugly packed in the bus and Aaron’s vehicle we arrived at the zip lines. It is a beautiful mountain side with 8 different lines running down from about half way up. What we didn’t figure on was […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 3rd, 2009

We have completed a busy day at the church in Sumpango. The men were able to get the 100′ ditch completely dug 150cm down in one day. We are ready to work with some of the men from the church on Friday completing the next stage of sealing the wall. Pastor Kevin commented that he appreciated the […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 2nd, 2009

The team arrived safely in  Guatemala City this evening with no problems. We were met at the airport by Aaron and Christine. After a quick trip through customs we filled the back of two vans with luggage and headed for the House of Blessing (HOB). We are preparing for a busy day tomorrow at the Sumpango church. […]

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Brian O'Grady on August 26th, 2009

The Guatemala Missions team is busy making the final preparations for our trip. We are at work loading suitcases, finishing devotions, practicing songs and getting everything we can think of ready for the trip. We will be leaving Sept. 1 and have an exciting week scheduled. Some of the highlights we are looking forward to […]

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