CostaRica

SMT Costa Rica – Update #5

Week 5 in Costa Rica is sadly coming to a close. We have had an amazing and spirit- filled week. On Monday we were able to spend time together as a team at a local water park. Tuesday we had the privilege to visit the college for officer training here in Costa Rica. It was…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #3

Week three in Costa Rica can be described in three words. Glory, filled and busy! Upon our return from Esparza, we continued with many projects around the compound we are staying at to prepare the property for the upcoming Territorial Commissioning. In addition, we have been able to teach Spanish and English classes to people…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #2

This week we’re we able to travel to Esparza, where one of the 20 new corps is established. Our team assisted preparing the corps with yard work in order to host events. In the end we did more spiritual work rather than physical maintenance. Our main goal was to make the corps known in the…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #1

It’s hard to believe that we have already been in Costa Rica one whole week. From the moment we arrived God’s glory and beauty has been clearly evident. We are staying at a Salvation Army compound that overlooks beautiful mountains. The compound is currently being used for soccer programs in the community. We have been…

This is my SMT story – Shannon Cabrera

In 2016 I was a part of the Mexico Team, and last year, 2017, I was a part of the Costa Rica Team. Lucky for me, I’m fluent in Spanish and found myself translating quite a bit my first year. Translating was actually one of my least favorite things to do, and it was mostly…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #5

After five weeks of painting, cleaning, scraping, and did we mention painting? We’ve finally finished our work project in one of the buildings located on the compound of Centro Modelo. It was a process to completely renovate the facility, that took a lot of hands, but through that we connected with men in the rehabilitation…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #3

Hola! Every morning starts the same here in Costa Rica. We arrive to the centro start our day with the men in devotions, which we’ve all been sharing the opportunity to lead, and continue our paint project. We are so close to finishing our painting project on one of the buildings. We plan to finish…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #2

Pura Vida! Another week has passed here in beautiful Costa Rica and we have enjoyed every day. We spend our mornings painting a building on the compound of Centro Modelo with the plans to have it ready for youth to come from around Costa Rica for future retreats. We work alongside the Officers and men…

Costa Rica Team – Update #1

Our first week in Costa Rica has officially come to an end, but our hearts are full. From the moment we landed, we have been welcomed with open arms and loving hearts. This first week was a bit different from the rest, as Viki Payton joined the team until our leader, Josh Hubbard arrived. For…