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 School of Discipleship

Provide Health Care

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

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


It’s a busy week for Impact Teams in Guatemala!

It’s a busy week for Impact Teams in Guatemala! Right now, we’re hosting a church team, a Dental Team, and a Mechanics Team. Add to that our School of Discipleship participants, plus some wonderful individuals who are serving through guest house hosting and translating – and, well, the place is hopping.  While it’s an unusually busy week, the team calendar for 2023 is almost full and we’re already scheduling into 2024. (Isn’t it great?!? We’re so thrilled to have you all back!) Our hospitality team in Guatemala once again includes a full cohort, supporting areas like translation and meals – familiar faces…

New classes, new teachers – and a new junior high!

Can you believe it’s February already?!? Neither can we! January is always extra-busy at the Vida Schools, because it’s when the school year starts in Guatemala. There’s lots of excitement with new classes, new teachers and new things to learn. And this year, even a new Junior High! Have you heard that we’ve opened a junior high program in Agua de Vida Chijulhá – our newest and fastest growing school? Just like at Vida Mocohán,Vida Purulhá and Vida Chijacorral, the elementary students attend in the morning, and the secondary students come in the afternoon. That allows us to double the number of…

Happy New Year!

Have you ever felt like these children? Have you ever felt in awe of what’s happening, but wishing you could see past the celebrations – see clearly what’s coming next? artwork by Yenifer from Vida Mocohán School We are in awe of what God has done through Impact Ministries this past year: The truth of the gospel has gone into homes in an unprecedented manner; new believers are being baptized and the church is growing The Impact Ministries staff in Guatemala, USA and Canada are more dedicated and committed to seeing God’s kingdom grow than ever before The Impact Guatemala…

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VIDA School of Discipleship participants and leader
Tactic, Guatemala

VIDA School of Discipleship

July 2023
Ready to step up and step out for God? Start your discipleship adventure with 3 months of intensive discipleship in Guatemala as you learn to live life intentionally and dare to follow Jesus!

Guatemalan children waving hello
Tactic, Guatemala

Sponsorship Team

August 2-12, 2023
Ever want to meet your sponsor child or the class that you support? This Impact Trip is designed for you!

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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School of Discipleship

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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