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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 5
On: Apr 11, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

My last post left off on Friday, April 8th waiting for the elementary students to perform for us. The assembly started with the children singing. I say singing, but your natural inclination is to think of how we sing in America. Nothing will move and convict your heart like hearing these children sing from the […]

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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 4
On: Apr 8, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Thursday, April 8th. At least 8 fisherman in their small wooden boats and twice as many ducks bobbing their heads in and out of the water are out on Lake Atitlan as the sun comes up this morning.  The water in the morning is so serene.  In contrast, the wind comes up in the evenings […]

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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 3
On: Apr 7, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

After an early morning breakfast at 6:30am on Tuesday the 5th, we walked to the bus that took us to three of the mountain churches that were an hour and 18 hairpin turns up the mountain.  The best strategy was to keep your eyes on the panoramic view of Lake Atitlan and refuse to look […]

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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 2
On: Apr 5, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Sunday April 3rd began with the birds singing praises to the Lord. The cacophony of sounds was melodious. If birds went to church, they were having their worship service right outside our window. We met for breakfast and filled up on a superb egg and spinach quiche, bacon, and fruit before we headed for the […]

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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 1
On: Apr 4, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Our group converged on the Ted Stevens Airport at 3:30am Thursday morning, March 31, and we arrived in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, on April 1st at 5:30pm.  This was after a 3 hour flight to Seattle, a 4 1/2 hour layover, a 2 1/2 hour flight to LA, meeting a team member in LA and a 6 1/2 hour […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #6
On: Mar 18, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Thursday morning the sewing ladies finished their projects and throughout the day got the curtains hung in the classrooms!!!  YES!!! Kelsey and Hanna stayed at the school and baked muffins for the children to have as a snack Friday morning.  The oven they used was quite a challenge with the temperature changing and getting hotter […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #5
On: Mar 17, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

This morning, Wednesday, the three sewing ladies continued on their projects, the boys went to Ruth’s house to continue working and the rest of us went up to the church and made a craft with 35-40 ladies from the church.  The ladies of the church brought empty milk jugs and we brought all the rest […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #4
On: Mar 16, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Another day in beautiful San Pedro.  The mornings are beautiful and clear and smoke from all the small fires that people cook with and the burning on the mountains rolls in during the afternoon and early evening. Yesterday we had one person helping work on school lockers, one person organizing and sorting in the storage […]

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