November 2009: A Team of teachers went to Guatemala to minister to children. Over 1500 children came to hear the Gospel in eleven churches and one hospital. Each child received the message of God’s creative love and forgiveness. At least two toys per child were given. Plans were finalized for two more trips and tentative plans for another two Teams to Guatemala for the year 2010. Jump Start grant was given to a church to purchase ten pigs to raise and sell to raise funds for new church construction.
June 2009: Team one went to Los Guidos, Costa Rica to begin construction on a very large sanctuary seating about 1500 people.
June 2009: Team two were youth from a church in Long Island, New York. They ministered in ten churches during the day and evenings. Also they worked very hard painting, cleaning, and/or repairing three different church buildings
May 2009: This was the miraculous transporting and delivery of the Medical Clinic constructed in Virginia Beach, VA and shipped to El Sitio, El Salvador. The entire event was a series of modern day miracles from start to finish. DVD of the story is available at no charge.
April 2009: A medical team went to San Salvador, El Salvador area suburbs to treat the sick. Over 1,412 patients were treated in one week and over 565 prayed with counselors to accept Christ. The trip was in cooperation with CBN Operation Blessing – El Salvador.
March 2009: For the fourth year in a row, a team of teachers from the USA went to Guatemala to teach and train over 70 pastors and leaders with in depth knowledge of God’s Word and principles of growth and leadership. Also attended the dedication of a sanctuary built by LENDAHAND personnel in November 2008.