Impact Ministries


Celebrating Sponsorship

Impact a child’s life by giving the means to an education – individually or as a class!

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


A Special Bond

“Every team member replied back individually that they felt sponsoring the class in Vida Nueva was the right decision! To me it felt like God was orchestrating it the whole way!” Rock Prairie Church decided to support a class after their first Impact Trip. In Guatemala, Brittany McCorkle had seen the impact of worshiping alongside the Vida children and visiting their homes. “My desire was to see the kids at our church grow in their awareness of God’s heart for people all around the world,” she says. “In that moment, I felt that God was telling me that we need…

Team praying for their sponsor class

“You See God’s Love Through Sponsors”

Have you ever wondered what Vida Teachers think of sponsors? Teacher Gustavo was once a sponsor child in our program and he now teaches at Vida Chijacorral as a junior high teacher. He’s featured in our Spring Newsletter: In the Grade 8 classroom, each student excitedly shouts out ideas. They have just received a letter from their class sponsor, and now it’s time to write back. There is a buzz as they compose the letter that will be transcribed into the Sponsorsoft system, translated, and then sent to their sponsor. And they will eagerly await a response.  Sponsor letters are…

Gustavo's Class

Sponsorship helps children like Wilmer stay in School

When the school year starts, Wilmer is still out in the fields. His family needs him to earn money for a full three months before they can afford to lose his income while he’s in class, so he usually starts his grade a month late. Even during the school year, the 13-year-old needs to balance his studies with contributing to the family finances. His dad doesn’t have a steady job, so on weekends, Wilmer works harvesting tomatoes or chilis or clearing neighboring land. During the week, he attends Grade 7 at Vida Mocohán school, and after class, Wilmer heads to…

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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.

Become an Orphan Care Champion ⇨


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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