As part of our mission to serve the world, and in response to Jesus’ command in Mark 16:15 to “go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation,” we have several opportunities to minister to our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world and also to those who have not yet heard the good news of the gospel:
Guatemala Partnership with Puerta de Esperanza through Children’s Hope Chest
Our church has partnered with a specific ministry, or carepoint, in Guatemala City called Puerta de Esperanza. Puerta de Esperanza works with children and their families who live and work around the dump in Guatemala’s central market. They provide a safe haven for the children during the day, healthy food, tutoring for school, and basic hygiene. Every child is taught about and shown the love of Jesus every day. There are several ways to participate in this ministry:
Members of Mt. Calvary sponsor about 40 children from Puerta de Esperanza on a monthly basis. The cost of $41 a month covers food and hygiene, school uniforms, and school supplies. To learn more about Puerta de Esperanza or to sponsor a child, please click on the following link:
As part of our partnership with Puerta de Espernza, we are privileged to spend a week each year ministering along side the team in Guatemala and getting to know the kids and families we sponsor. This trip usually takes place in the early fall, and team members are responsible for their own costs which run around $1,200 – $1.500. Preparation for this trip begins in January and includes fund raising, Bible study, and team building. For more information, please contact Tracy Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Puerta de Esperanza with Prayer and/or Donations.
Part of our partnership includes ongoing prayer support and financial support for specific needs. Click the link below to access the latest report from Puerta de Esperanza, including current needs and prayer requests. If you would like to make a donation, simply give it to the church and write “Guatemala” on the envelope.
Other Missions Opportunities at Mt. Calvary
Short Term Opportunities in Mexico
In the past, our church has taken 3 different trips to Puerta Penasco, Mexico to partner with local pastors on building projects and children’s programs. We are working on developing future trips in Mexico a little closer to home.
We are looking at future trips to Ensenada, Mexico through Turn the Hearts Ministry and Tijuana, Mexico through Mexico Medical Missions. These trips are still under development. If you are interested in this kind of ministry, please contact Tracy Taylor.
Our missions committee meets in the church ministry center at 6:00 PM on the third Monday of the month. If you are interested in missions, whether or not you are planning on going on a mission trip, you are welcome to join us. Come an be a part of missions development here at Mt. Calvary.