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


Praying for Children in Guatemala

Have you ever wondered what to pray for children in Guatemala? Maybe especially for your sponsor child or the children in the class you support? I came across a prayer, based on the words from the Psalms and Proverbs, and I knew I wanted to share it with you! The words struck me as being exactly what we need to be praying for kids in Guatemala. Whether you pray it all at once, or whether you pray a verse a day, I hope you’ll find it as helpful as I did: Lord, I pray that children in Guatemala will love…

Children praying during a Vida devotional

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

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Tactic, Guatemala

VIDA Discipleship Program

Winter or Summer 2024 & 2025
Experience 3 months of intensive discipleship in Guatemala

Tactic, Guatemala

Sponsorship Team

April 2025
Visit your sponsor child or class in Guatemala

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
Learn more ⇨



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