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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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May 2021 eNews - Promises

The first surgical patients in more than fourteen months lie in pre-op. Miguel Angel, a new hip. Oscar, a reconstructed leg. Julio, a new knee. Surgeries which would allow them to provide for their families, take up their live again, after years of hoping, of praying, for this miracle. The day had come.

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Good Friday 2021 - Scar and Healing

There is no healing without the wound. There is no new life without the scar. There is no Easter without Good Friday. Bright and angry or dull and faded, the mark retells the story of wounding. Reminding us of violation, injustice, pain. Scar.

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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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February 2021 eNews - A Part of Me Is Missing

Ash Wednesday, the day we remember that the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. The day we ask the Lord to breathe new life into us yet again as we begin our journey from brokenness to wholeness by following him to his cross, to his rising. Our Lenten Journey.

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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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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