Guatemala: independence celebrations

As the country prepares for its annual independence celebrations this Sunday (with activities also on Saturday), it is experiencing a time of great political uncertainty with the election of a new president (who takes office in January) and there are fears of a coup or assassination being attempted by his opponents. Also, there is currently […]

Ecuador and Guatemala: Elections

Praise God for peaceful elections in Guatemala with the election of new President Bernardo Arévalo. Please continue to pray for a peaceful transition of power and for the future direction of the country. In Ecuador, following the assassination of presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio who had spoken out against drug gangs and corruption, voting in presidential […]

Guatemala: elections

Pray for the upcoming election this weekend in Guatemala when the country will vote in presidential and congressional elections. Pray for free and fair elections and for the right candidates to be elected. Pray too that those who are elected will govern well.

Guatemala: upcoming retreat    

Mission partners Mark and Rosalie Balfour are planning a two-day retreat for the Street Kids Direct Guatemala team at the end of the month. Please pray for wisdom and discernment for Mark and Rosalie as they prepare and for the event to be a time of encouragement and renewal of vision. Pray also for Mark […]

Guatemala: moving house

Mission partners Mark and Rosalie Balfour moved house at the end of November. Pray for them as they continue to settle in and pray for their new home to be a place of hospitality where people encounter Jesus.

Guatemala: Christmas

Azaria Spencer asks for prayer for vulnerable children and young people in Guatemala, especially those with difficult family life situations, at a time of year where there is a big focus on family.   Please pray too for Azaria as she prepares for a trip to the UK to visit family, friends, supporters and link churches. […]

“I used to sleep in church”

My name is Danilo; I am 18 years old, from central Guatemala City. And this is my story.

Azaria Spencer, Guatemala

Discipling young people and journeying with them as they develop their relationship with God, and training others in impactful youth work

Mark and Rosalie Balfour, Guatemala

Providing pastoral support for workers in urban ministries, especially Street Kids Direct and partner projects in Guatemala and Honduras.

Guiding young people to God in Guatemala

What do I enjoy most about my work? Relationships with the people I serve and seeing their lives transformed.