Mision Para Cristo

We are glad you’ve stopped by to visit! Let me tell you about the misión. Misión Para Cristo’s main objective is to share the message of our Lord Jesus Christ with all the people of Nicaragua. To accomplish this the mission works with the churches of Christ, other organizations and local groups to serve the people of Nicaragua in the areas of health care, feeding the hungry, providing shelter, caring for children and education in the Jinotega and Matagalpa Regions of Nicaragua. To see the work and the people involved in serving the people of Nicaragua visit the Misión photo web site at photos.misionparacristo.com.

 

Thank You

As we come to the end of 2014 I want to thank you for the support and encouragement you have been to us.  It is only with God’s blessings of your support have we been able to serve and share in Nicaragua over the last 17 years.  2014 was a record year in so many ways.  Some of the highlights of this year are:
  • A new partnership with One Child Matters for children sponsorships and the development of Child Development Centers with the church in Jinotega and Apanas, we have two open with over 200 children being served and families evangelized.Changing a life one child at a time now and for eternity.
  • A new partnership with World Bible School. With them we are printing over 20,000 of WBS’s first lesson in Spanish personalized for Nicaragua.
  • Over 900 people traveled to Nicaragua to serve and share with us in 2014.
  • Secured 10,000 Bibles.
  • The Institute for the Preparation of Workers expanded to six locations with over 200 students.
  • Uplift Nicaragua, National Youth Day, had over 1,600 attendance.
  • Were blessed this year to be in the Mission Contribution of Saturn Road, Decatur and Burleson.
  • Sight for Sore continued to expand the number served, over 2,000 children were screened in October.
  • Hope4Life have put out over 300 water filters and seen a greater involvement of the communities in their effort.
  • Seven containers of food (over 1,000,000 servings of soup), medical supplies, school supplies, etc shipped and over 12,000 Smiles sent to Nicaragua.
  • Our relationship with Texas Tech Medical Schools saw five groups come in 2014.We also this year developed a partnership with the Pharmacy and Physical Therapy Schools at Harding.
  • Had our first group from Lipscomb University with us.
  • See more of what has happened this year through our newsletters that are posted on our website:
http://www.misionparacristo.com
 
We post today to say thank you for your support and encouragement in 2014 and to ask as you look at your year-end contributions that you would consider the mission in Nicaragua. You can make your contribution through our website(shown above) using PayPal or send your check to:  Misión Para Cristo, c/o Grapevine Church of Christ 525 N. Park Blvd, Grapevine, TX 76051.
 
We thank you for your consideration of this request and again thanks for your continued prayers and support.

Donna and Benny Baker
 

A Smile for a Child at Christmas

A Smile for a Child at Christmas - NicaraguaThe 'Smile for a Child' program is intended to bring a smile to thousands of children’s faces at Christmas time in Nicaragua. In a country as poor as Nicaragua, this program brings joy to thousands of children each year.

Started in 2001, thousands of generous and loving people have made it possible to distribute now over 10,000 Christmas boxes to children across several regions of Nicaragua each year! In 2012 alone - with the help of so many of you - we were able to distribute 11,036 Smile boxes! Every year has been a success but we need your help to keep it going! Download our new Smiles brochure (3MB); start a campaign in your church or neighborhood; send it to your familiy and friends; and help us reach just one more!

 

Serving Children

The mission started in 1998 helping 18 children go to school. Today, the Mission operates 27 schools with 47 classrooms with over 2,700 children enrolled. The children in the mission's schools also receive food, medical/dental care, parasite medicine, vitamins and other services. A school can be supported for $350 per month and a child for $30 per month. All of the mission's schools are Certified by the Ministry of Education and all the teachers are certified teachers or individuals completing their teaching practicum.  Our goal remains the same in 2015 as it was in 1998: to be able to send “Just One More!” Can you help?

 

Recent Trip Photos

 

Current News

Current News

2014 started with our first groups of the year in Jinotega. One group was the first of four groups from Texas Tech, their primary focus was on women's health  read more


Casa Materna is a program created over 30 years ago by the government of Nicaragua to provide medical care for expectant mothers with "at risk" pregnancies.  The mission has been serving the Casa Materna here in Jinotega for 9 years and touched the lives of more than  .... read more


In September 1973 I met a young lady from Plainview, Texas.  Her name was Donna Wood.  In meeting Donna I also came to know the people at the Garland Street congregation in Plainview.  Over the next 40 years ..... read more



 
A special thanks to Truth for Today in Searcy who gave us this month 3,000 more copies of the book “Becoming a Faithful Christian” in Spanish.  read more


3/18/2013  We are working with Ron Cook with the Sylvan Hills Medical Missions putting together a group to come to Nicaragua, August 3 - 10. This group will be mainly a medical/evangelistic team but .....  read more


We look forward to starting the Instituto de Preparacion de Obreros (IPO)(Institute of Preparation of Workers) in 2013 with 6 locations in Nicaragua:  Jinotega, Waswali Prison, Chincandega, Ocatal, Rio Coco-- San Andres and La Esperanza, with over 300 students and a name change, IPONOC (Institute of Preparation of Worker North and West).  Please keep this in your prayers. Today was the leaders meeting of the different locations. As I shared with them I don't know anything we do that is more important than the work they have accept to do. Please keep this expansion of the IPO in your prayers and contact us today on how you can help with this ministry of learning. www.misionparacristo.com


The first container with 6,900 "Smiles" has arrived in Jinotega and distribution has begun. Thanks for your support,11,034 have been shipped to Nicaragua this year.


Bibles

We need your help to secure an additional 15,000 Bibles for Nicaragua.  God has blessed the evangelistic effort this year in Nicaragua with ..... read more


 

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Misión Para Cristo
525 N Park Blvd.
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 481-5600
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Misión Para Cristo
Rotonda Petronic 1 1/2 Cuadras al Este
Jinotega, Nicaragua
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