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Life Changing Medical Mission

Faith In Practice is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian organization that seeks to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through integrated surgical, medical, and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs. Although we currently do not have teams in Guatemala, we will be returning May 2021. For COVID-19 and Guatemala Updates please visit our updates page below.

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December 2020 eNews - A Thrill of Hope

The hush of Advent falls over us as we await the Mystery of the Incarnation. The mystery that shall gently enfold and quietly astonish us in the days ahead. Advent, this time of allowing the mystery to envelop us in the stillness and prepare us for the moment when we shall kneel before him yet again and whisper sacred scripture, ‘[t]he Word became flesh and dwelt among us.’ The Mystery of the Incarnation. God’s Love made flesh to show us how far love will go.

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A Thrill of Hope

Throughout the past year, we have felt God's light and presence guiding this mission.

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October Volunteer 2020 eNews - Blooming from the Soul

She sat across from me at the restaurant in Los Esclavos, Santa Rosa. She had been preparing for months for this day, the first day of our very first medical clinic in Santa Rosa, so I took the opportunity to ask her why. What would make someone volunteer to undertake such a clinic, all the responsibility, all the patient follow-up.

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Monthly Devotionals

Our CEO, Rev. Linda McCarty, writes a special devotional each month for the Faith In Practice family. Visit our devotionals page to read the latest devotionals and to subscribe to receive the devotional by email each month.

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September 2020 eNews - Enlivened and Encouraged

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” I cannot remember when I first heard these words, but I have never forgotten them. Better said, I have forgotten and remembered them many times, as is often the case with words that hold truth within.

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Stories from Guatemala

Providing life-changing care in our wheelchair clinic

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Life Changing Medical Mission

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Faith In Practice is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian organization that seeks to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through integrated surgical, medical, and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs. Although we currently do not have teams in Guatemala, we will be returning May 2021. For COVID-19 and Guatemala Updates please visit our updates page below.

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Victor was playing soccer when he was caught in the crossfire of a nearby robbery and was shot in the back. He was paralyzed from the waist down and would not walk again. His life changed that day but his spirit, faith and positive attitude were strong. He came to our clinic to replace his old, broken wheelchair. Dr. Mike Noel examined him with translation assistance from Josue Trevino. Crystal Rempfer, our occupational therapist, fitted him for a new wheelchair.

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Providing life-changing care in our wheelchair clinic