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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 January 2021. For COVID-19 and Guatemala Updates please visit our updates page below.

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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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Passing the Torch to our Rev. and CEO, Linda L. McCarty

Hear a special message from Linda as she embarks on her 500-mile Light the Fire cycling journey.

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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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Faith In Practice Responds

Watch a special message from Armando, one of our dedicated Guatemalan volunteer leaders, thanking everyone involved with our mission continuation. #FaithInPracticeResponds

August Volunteer 2020 eNews - Encouraged and Fed

I know you all are missing Guatemala. I am missing Guatemala. It is as if I am lacking an essential nutrient or vitamin. I can feel it physically, this absence. And, then I speak with Ana Garcia. As I listen to her words, I feel myself remembering, breathing it in, and finding myself encouraged and fed.

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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 January 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