1. We are made for mission. As children of God, we are made to serve others. God wants us to give testimony. We are obedient to the Great Commission.
  2. This Guatemalan orthopaedic medical mission trip is a short-term experience to wet our appetites for even greater work in the mission field. Based on experience, this will be a rich experience… long remembered.
  3. This mission places us in the service of God and other people in another culture.
  4. This mission allows us to work side by side with people of another culture.
  5. This mission helps us to build relationships and friendships within another culture.
  6. This mission allows us to use our medical and surgical skills to help indigent patients who may not otherwise obtain needed treatment.
  7. This mission allows us time to reflect on our relationship with God and our fellow man.
  8. Even though we are a Lutheran based mission, we have people of other faiths participate.