Impact Ministries


Growing Godly Leaders

Impact a child’s life by giving the means to an education!

Make an Impact


Come to Guatemala

Make a long-term impact through short-term missions, fill a special need, or join us for the VIDA Discipleship Program

Provide Health Care

Impact body & soul by supporting health care for our students and their families, as well as for remote villages in Guatemala

Connect with Us

Connect with Impact Ministries in person, through social media, or by receiving stories from Guatemala in your in-box


It Starts by Being Seen

The dentist was focused on his patient, one of our Vida Chijacorral students. His wife, helping out with the examinations, had her eyes on the mom waiting for her child. “Can you check her too?” she asked her husband when they stepped out of the room for a moment. “She looks swollen to me.” The mom had come into the clinic to seek care for her child, but thanks to the sharp eyes of one of our dental volunteers, her needs were seen too. Yes, the mom answered when asked if she was in pain. After her daughter’s appointment, the…

There’s So Much Going On in Guatemala!

School is back in session in Guatemala, and the kids are settling into their school routines. The Vida School theme this year is “Be An Example” (based on 1 Tim 4:12) and our students are learning how to set an example “in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” Some quick updates: We’re excited to have twelve new classes of children at our Vida schools this year. If you’ve been waiting to sponsor a child or class, now is your chance! We’ve retired our waitlist, and you can once again see both the children and the classes waiting for a sponsor on the Sponsorsoft platform.…

Happy New Year from Guatemala!

What an amazing year it’s been for Impact Ministries! In 2023 we saw: a new junior high open at Agua de Vida Chijulhá team numbers return to near-normal levels, with 30 short-term missions teams coming to Guatemala 16 individuals baptized in Vida churches over 1800 students attending Vida schools over 30 children in the Vida Children’s Home over 2700 patients treated through the Impact Medical Clinic all of our school children sponsored before the end of the school year land purchased in Mestela for the next Vida school Hasn’t 2023 been an exciting year? Thank you for continuing to walk…

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Tactic, Guatemala

VIDA Discipleship Program

Winter or Summer 2024 & 2025
Ready to step up and step out for God? Start your personalized discipleship experience with 3 months of intensive discipleship in Guatemala as you learn to live life intentionally and dare to follow Jesus!

Tactic, Guatemala

Serve in Guatemala

Various Opportunities 2024
Use your skills in Guatemala for a life-changing experience for yourself and for those you serve. Opportunities range from translating for teams to servicing vehicles

Schools in Guatemala

For our students, having a school to go to is so much more than just an education. Vida Schools are the foundation of our ministry, and provide academics, health care, nutrition, a loving community, and an introduction to God’s faithfulness.

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Orphan Care

I don’t want him. I want nothing to do with him!”

Those were the Mom’s words the moment she saw her big-eyed newborn. The baby’s birth mother is a very needy, mentally ill woman living on the streets of Guatemala. And her baby found refuge at the Vida Children’s Home.

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Discipleship Program

To follow Jesus is to risk!
Test God amidst the challenges of real life and discover that He is ALWAYS enough!

Vision – See the world as God sees it
Impact – Live life intentionally
Delight – Experience intimacy with Jesus
Adventure – Dare to follow Jesus

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Share Your Skills


Vida student raising hand in classroom

Teach English

Are you TESL Trained? Teach English for a semester or more at our Vida Schools in Guatemala

Vida student writing

Join our Translation Team

Do you read and write in Spanish and English? Help from home by translating correspondence between children and their sponsors

Two hands holding dental instruments working in mouth of Vida student

Provide Dental Check-Ups

Are you a Dentist? Join an open medical team or bring a dental team to Guatemala to provide much-needed dental care to Vida students


Medical Teams

Are you a:
Nurse Practitioner
Medical Technician
Dental Hygienist
other Medical Practitioner

We’re looking for medical practitioners to serve in rural Guatemala
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