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

Doctor examining Vida student

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


Gabriel thought he’d be selling firewood for the rest of his life

Have you ever wondered whether sponsorship actually makes an impact? Does it really change lives and futures? Impact has been connecting sponsors with sponsor children in Guatemala for over 20 years – and we’ve seen some of those kids become teachers in our schools and leaders in our ministry. Kids like Gabriel, who thought his future would consist of selling firewood. But God had different plans for him. Did you read his story in our newsletter? If not, take a few minutes to read it right now Gabriel – middle of back row My name is Gabriel. Before I started attending school, I used …

Delighted to be Asked

You’ve already helped us find sponsors for 8 students since the beginning of May! That’s so exciting, not just because of the material benefits each sponsor child receives – things like school uniforms, food hampers, and access to health care – but also because it means there is one more person in their corner, praying for them and encouraging them in the journey. In our recent newsletter, we shared the story of how Rowena and her family started sponsoring a child. We love how sponsorship is making an impact in all of their lives – and we love that Rowena’s coworker …

Great news! We have 130 students waiting for a sponsor

May is Sponsorship Month at Impact Ministries! Teachers in Guatemala have been busy collecting the details of new students, and we have over 130 students waiting for a sponsor! That’s great news – it means there are lots of new students at Vida Schools! But it also means we need your help to find sponsors for each one of them! Children still waiting for a Sponsor Sponsors for children like Alida. Alida and her siblings started attending a Vida School this year. They walk for almost an hour to get to school – but they think it’s worth it. Alida’s mom & dad …

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Rio de Vida Church Service
Online Event

VidaLive: Rio de Vida Churches

July 17th (4 pm CST)
For the July VidaLive event, we’ll be spending Sunday afternoon with one of the Rio de Vida pastors. Learn more about how churches are impacting the community in Guatemala. Bring your questions!

visiting sponsor child family
Tactic, Guatemala

Impact Trip: Sponsorship Team

August 7th – 17th, 2022
Sponsorship teams are back! Spend 10 days in Guatemala to learn, participate in outreach projects, and meet your sponsor child or class! Come on your own or bring your whole family.

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.

Become an Orphan Care Champion ⇨


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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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
Learn more ⇨



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