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Jun 1, 2019
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JOY FM Radio

Saturday, July 20, 2019 to Saturday, July 27, 2019
$2478 total ($1500 land + $978 International Airfare**)

[Mission Code: GU19-07JOY]

Mission Trip Information Meeting
9:00AM Saturday, Jan. 26 at JOY FM Station

About This Trip

This is an 8 Day / 7 Night mission trip to Guatemala.
This team will visit Good Shepherd School in Santiago, Cerro de Oro community, and the Down Syndrome Association in Guate.

Join Orphan Outreach and JOY FM in serving children in Guatemala. This trip will include daily outreach efforts including bible school programs for school aged children. Home visits to install stoves and water filters in the Cerro de Oro community; most families currently cook over an open fire. The installation of a stove is an enormous blessing and life changing gift! Serve students with Down Syndrome at Down Guatemala. If the need is identified, there could be a possibility of light construction projects.

About Guatemala

UNICEF estimates that are over 370,000 orphans in Guatemala. Many of these children come from families facing extreme poverty; 70 percent of people in Guatemala live below the poverty level. Orphan Outreach ministers in Guatemala by partnering with local orphanages, churches, and Christian schools for children in extreme poverty situations. We also make it a priority to come alongside the Guatemalan nationals and work with them as they serve their own people.

Team Leader

Amy Norton, Director of Programs

Amy has a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University and while practicing law worked as a Guardian ad Litem for children in Dallas County and a court appointed special advocate for abused children. She has managed and developed international orphan care, adoption and ministry programs for 22 years. She was a founding board member of the Christian Alliance for Orphans. She also has lead many mission teams over the years. She and her husband have an adopted a child from Russia and two biological children.

Renae Niebergall, Ministry Volunteer

Renae has been recruiting, training and leading teams throughout the world since 2003. She has served in Guatemala, Russia, India, Haiti and China. She has participated in spearheading church missions development and coordinating both local and international missions. Her experience includes working as a Director of Missions, working in the Business/Finance sector and currently working as a Portfolio Manager at Nike, Inc. in their Footwear Innovation group. She is passionate about using her life to make a difference in the lives of orphaned children. She volunteers with Orphan Outreach on a regular basis to help continue work to bring love and hope to those who need it most. Renae lives in Oregon with her 3 daughters (2 biological and 1 adopted from China), her husband, 2 rescue dogs and 1 rescue cat.


The team will stay in hotels close to the ministry sites. The land cost is based on double-occupancy rooms with bathrooms. If you would like to have your own room, there will be an additional cost and please email missions@orphanoutreach.org.

Trip Itinerary

This itinerary is subject to change
July 20 — Fly to Guatemala and drive to Santiago
July 21-25 — Ministry in Santiago/Cerro de Oro: Bible lessons at schools, community outreach and stove installation.
July 26 — Ministry at Down Guatemala in Guatemala City & Market Shopping in Antigua
July 27 — Return Home

Trip Cost

$2478 total ($1500 land + $978 International Airfare**)

Total trip cost includes a land cost of $1500* plus $978 for international and domestic airfare between the USA and Guatemala. Land cost of $1500 includes the following: three meals a day, lodging, in-country transportation, insurance, interpreters, bottled water, boat ride, emergency funds, and other in-country payments.

PLEASE NOTE things NOT included in the trip cost include airline baggage fees, personal souvenirs, and personal snacks. Participants are responsible for knowing how much their baggage will cost and having personal funds available at the airport for payment.

**Orphan Outreach arranges all air travel. Costs confirmed at time of booking.

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Orphan Outreach Mission Trip Baggage Policy

All mission trip participants are responsible for the cost of their checked baggage. When traveling internationally, most airlines allow passengers to carry two checked bags at 50 pounds maximum. The cost of checked baggage depends on where you are traveling and your status with the airline. For the most up to date baggage allowances and fees, please check with each airline you are traveling on.

Occasionally we may ask trip participants to carry humanitarian aid and items needed for ministry in country. To save the cost of having to pay for the second bag on the return flight home, you can stuff a bag inside your other bag. Please ask before leaving behind a bag in your country of service.