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Impact Ministries USA

General

Classification: Nonprofit
Type of Organization: Both (MSO/UMO)
Legal Name: Impact Ministries USA
Established: 2012

Organization Description & Goals:

Impact Ministries mission is to train Guatemalans for leadership by teaching Biblical principles in such a way that they become integrated in their lives and effect spiritual change in their society, and to impact North American Christians for world missions. Impact Ministries lives out its mission by building and operating the Vida Christian Schools, Medical Clinics, facilitating Short-Term Mission Team ministry, and supporting the growth and development of the Rio de Vida Church. There are over 1,500 students receiving a Christian education in the seven elementary schools, three junior high schools, one senior high school program. The teachers and support staff are personally involved in each child’s life, providing godly role models and helping them to know the Lord and become all He intends for them to be. Impact Ministries is involved in supporting the growth and development of the Rio de Vida Church in Tactic and the surrounding area. Sunday services are held in Tactic, Purulhá, and Mocohán having an average combined attendance of 550+. New believers live a life of testimony to the work the Lord is doing in their communities. Impact Ministries offers opportunities for North Americans to support Christian development through Child Sponsorship, Short-Term Missions, and several giving programs. Through the prayerful support of individuals in Canada and the USA, Impact Ministries is able to open up the Word of God to the precious people in Guatemala and present them with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ.

Organizational Principles

Purpose & Mission Statement:

Impact Ministries mission is to train Guatemalans for leadership by teaching Biblical principles in such a way that they become integrated in their lives and effect spiritual change in their society, and to impact North American Christians for world missions. Impact Ministries lives out its mission by building and operating the Vida Christian Schools, Medical Clinics, facilitating Short-Term Mission Team ministry, and supporting the growth and development of the Rio de Vida Church. There are over 1,500 students receiving a Christian education in the seven elementary schools, three junior high schools, one senior high school program. The teachers and support staff are personally involved in each child’s life, providing godly role models and helping them to know the Lord and become all He intends for them to be. Impact Ministries is involved in supporting the growth and development of the Rio de Vida Church in Tactic and the surrounding area. Sunday services are held in Tactic, Purulhá, and Mocohán having an average combined attendance of 550+. New believers live a life of testimony to the work the Lord is doing in their communities. Impact Ministries offers opportunities for North Americans to support Christian development through Child Sponsorship, Short-Term Missions, and several giving programs. Through the prayerful support of individuals in Canada and the USA, Impact Ministries is able to open up the Word of God to the precious people in Guatemala and present them with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ.

Denomination(s): Nondenominational
Member Organization(s): ShortTermMissions.com
Open to New Locations: No
Service Locations: International
Active Cities: N/A
Active Regions: N/A
Active States: N/A
Active Countries: Guatemala

Core Values:

Reveal Christ to Guatemalans and North American Visitors Mission Statement Our mission is to train Guatemalans for leadership by teaching Biblical principles in such a way that they become integrated in their lives and effect spiritual change in their society and to impact North American Christians for world missions.

Missions-Sending

Ministries Offered Agricultural
Children
Construction
Education
Evangelism
Medical
Optical
Missionary Durations: 1 to 3 Weeks
4 to 11 Months
Individuals: Yes
Divorced: No
Married Couples: Yes
Families: Yes
Groups: Yes
Educational Requirements: No
Does the organization provide funding? No
Does the organization provide benefits? No

Trip Costs Details:

You will be required to pay daily ground costs which vary and your own flights to and from Guatemala City.

Does the organization require training? No
Does the organization provide training? Yes

Training Provided by Organization:

A training manual is provided

Application Process:

Contact us a info@impactminusa.org

Unique Services & Resources

Provided Services & Resources:

Agricultural
Hospitality
Sponsoring

Agricultural:

Description:

Impact Ministries runs a small farm that provides food for the daily feeding program at our schools.

Resource Availability: Missionaries
Students
Location(s): International
Active Countries: Guatemala
Cost for Resources/Services: No
Open to expanding to new locations: No
Open to helping duplicate ideas in new locations: No

Hospitality:

Description:

Impact Ministries has hosting facilities for visiting missionaries or short term groups.

Resource Availability: Missionaries
Students
Location(s): International
Active Countries: Guatemala
Cost for Resources/Services: Yes
Open to expanding to new locations: No
Open to helping duplicate ideas in new locations: No

Costs of Service or Resource:

Missionaries are required to raise their own support to cover the cost of their involvement.

Sponsoring:

Description:

Impact Ministries has a sponsorship program that provides assistance to students attending our schools and also directly to the schools themselves.

Resource Availability: Church Members
Missionaries
Missions-Sending Organizations
Students
Location(s): International
Active Countries: Guatemala
Cost for Resources/Services: Yes
Open to expanding to new locations: No
Open to helping duplicate ideas in new locations: No

Costs of Service or Resource:

Sponsorship is an ongoing partnership with Impact Ministries.