Spanish Institute

Guatemala trip

"How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?" --Romans 10:14

With a Vision develop fluency through Spanish evangelism.

Touch Lives ...for two months each summer, students touch lives, form friendships, and improve their Spanish while ministering in Guatemala—serving in areas such as the following:

  • Orphanages
  • Construction
  • Homes for the elderly
  • Medical Clinics
  • Nutrition Centers
  • Schools
  • Church services

This is a chance of a lifetime!

Students serve others in Guatemala

Serving the Guatemalan People

Month 1, Partial Immersion—Primary Elements:

  1. Spanish Instruction
    • Students will enroll in college-level classes (Spanish 102 or above) that they will take during their first month in Guatemala.
    • These classes will feature the vocabulary and grammatical structures typically confronted in the Guatemalan culture, with particular training in the Plan of Salvation, personal testimony and other elements directly related to ministry in Spanish-speaking countries.
  2. Ministry such as the following:
    • Medical clinic
    • Orphanage
    • Christian school
    • Evangelistic programs:
      • In churches
      • In schools
      • In parks and on street corners
      • In poor villages while also sharing food and medicine
      • Painting homes in poor villages
      • Home construction in poor villages
      • Church building construction

Month 2, Total Immersion—Primary Elements:

  1. Home - stay with family who only speak Spanish
  2. Work and/or ministry designed to aid in fluency

Projected Dates and Cost

Language skills are practiced while serving the people of Guatemala
Building a church in Los Limones

May 15 - July 10

Tuition for six hours of Spanish credit: $1,950

Room & board plus travel to, within, and from Guatemala: $4,000

Total: $5,950


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Brittany Cross

Brittany Cross:

"God is always moving in our lives and we are continually growing and changing. But being in Guatemala was one of the most intimate and incredible experiences of God just showing up and being real amongst a broken, but lovely, people. It was an unforgettable time in my life."

Kelsey Richards:

"The best part of the trip for me was the people from both Liberty and Guatemala. They loved you like you were their best friend or their own child."

Kelsey Richards

Jon Morgan

Jon Morgan: 

""It is a great place to experience mission work and another culture while having so many opportunities to improve one's Spanish."

Liberty students in Guatemala
Guatemala Group 2009