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Would you like to send a personalized book to Common Hope students in Guatemala? We have done the shopping for you! PURCHASE YOUR BOOK(S) FOR $5.00 EACH before and after worship December 8, and 15 at the Missions table in the Narthex. Each book comes with a label, which you can sign as a gift…

BCC is Going on the Road! A Vision Team of 10 – 15 energetic teens and adults will travel to Antigua, Guatemala from January 12 – 19, 2020. We will work with the staff of Common Hope, a non-profit based out of St. Paul, Minnesota which provides support for over 2,700 children who have the…

Interested in a Mission Trip to Guatemala in 2019? Back in 2015, we sent a team of volunteers to Guatemala. Then in February of 2017, another BCC team was dispatched to Antigua to support the work of Common Hope. Are you interested in exploring the possibility of joining a team traveling to Guatemala in early…

What a jam-packed final day!  All the work has been completed, leaving a day for experiences. Shortly after breakfast, we were all bouncing along in the back of a pickup truck on the way to Felix’s finca and home to learn all about coffee production. Throughout the morning, the passion Felix displayed for all the…

Today was a full day for our team! This morning, we headed for the house site and all of us engaged in a variety of tasks. We assembled 14 panels under the guidance of Mario, Pablo and Felix and with assistance from Michelle, a volunteer from Switzerland. While there was some time spent waiting for…

Tuesday, February 7 There was much anticipation this morning as 5 of us rode in the open  back of a pickup truck up the mountain to the  home build site. We had been promised hard work and we were not disappointed! After the now usual customary greetings we set to work moving 100 pound sacks…

The day began with visits to two common hope families. One family worked with textiles. The visit started quite ordinary and quickly moved to a troubled spot. The mom had just had to give up her stall in the market due to an obligation she had signed and she had no money to meet it….

Dear BCC Friends, We are all heading for our beds shortly after a day that began very early with a 6 a.m. flight. It was a day of hurry, hurry and then wait and wait in lines. This evening we spent a little time reflecting on our journey and reading of the long journey of…

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