Peter 4:10 “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”
We have been given gifts and we want to be good stewards of those gifts – it’s that simple! But having 6 kids between the 2 of us (Susan A and Susan F), we had to wait until the kids were old enough that we could leave the country safely (i.e., leave the kids with the dads). Susan A had made a promise to her kids that if they took Spanish all through high school she would take them on a mission trip to a Spanish-speaking country. This seemed far off in the future until Bridget A finished AP Spanish in 11th grade and suddenly the promise had to be kept! Her original plan to travel with Compassion International fell through in late winter of 2015 and she found herself trying to come up with Plan B. She recalled a singing group that came to our church back when the kids were little – an international group of children praising God in beautiful traditional costumes, singing and dancing joyfully. There was also a vague recollection about the organization “rescuing babies in the mountains of Guatemala.” Google found the link to World Help that her memory could not. She contacted them and found out about their medical mission trips to Hope of Life International in Zacapa, Guatemala. And, just like that, Plan B was hatched, we signed up and we went!
Now we have organized this non-profit group to help us collect donations to send health care and child care workers to this amazing oasis of God’s love in the middle of rural Guatemala. We know that there are many like-minded, loving people with gifts to use and hearts to go who are just looking for a place where their service is needed. Heart2Go has a simple mission – to connect workers (health care, child care, any kind of care) to people and communities in need of help. Often times the funds needed to go on these trips is a limiting factor so we are dedicated to helping those willing workers raise the funds to go and serve in love.