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Volunteers from Northview Bible Church in Spokane, Washington, dig the foundation of a bathroom for an Escuela Integrada family on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Northview team builds bathroom for Escuela Integrada family

This week, volunteers from Northview Bible Church built a bathroom, complete with a toilet and shower facilities, for an Escuela Integrada family. The family lives high on the hill in San Felipe and previously relied on a neighbor’s bathroom. “It’s an issue of dignity,” said Kendall Noller, a volunteer with...
Krystal Roach teaches a lesson about bones and muscles at Escuela Integrada on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Northview volunteers teach health workshops at Escuela Integrada

A student at Escuela Integrada practices a stretch she learned during a workshop with volunteers from Northview Bible Church. Fourteen volunteers from Northview Bible Church in Spokane, Washington, are helping the children of Escuela Integrada learn about health and fitness this week. The children rotate through...
Faith, Ann and Grace Faller hiked up to Cerro de la Cruz on Thursday, July 13, 2017. They spent a week serving Escuela Integrada with a mission group from St. John's Lutheran Church in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Mom, daughters serve together, grow in support for Escuela Integrada

Ann Faller and her daughters, Faith and Grace, spent a week serving the children and families of Escuela Integrada with a mission team from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury, North Carolina. This was the first trip for Grace, 16, and the second for Ann and Faith, 18, who came...
Storify: St. John’s Social Media Story, Group 2

Storify: St. John’s Social Media Story, Group 2

Check out this collective story from St. John's second mission team in Antigua.* The group used the hashtag #guatemala17 to tag their stories on social media. More stories can be found by searching #guatemala17 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.** [View the story "St. John's Lutheran Church high schoolers visit Escuela...
A mission group from St. John's Lutheran Church in Salisbury, North Carolina, carries part of a stove up a hill in San Felipe. The group built a stove for one of the Escuela Integrada families on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

St. John’s mission group installs eco-stoves, makes cooking safer for families

This week, a mission group from St. John’s Lutheran Church installed stoves in four families’ homes. The families, whose children attend Escuela Integrada, previously relied on inefficient wood stoves without a vent system. Exposure to smoke can cause respiratory illness and additional health problems. Mission group...
Kevin Agner hands out dental hygiene kits to third graders at Escuela Integrada.

Second mission team from St. John’s Lutheran Church helps children learn about dental hygiene

St. John’s second high school group arrived safely in Antigua on Sunday, July 9, ready to dive into mission work. They are spending the week helping the students and families of Escuela Integrada through projects at the school, the families homes and a nearby nursing home.   [caption id="attachment_11767" align="alignright"...