Mexico

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 Mexico – Update #5

Week five for Equipo Mexico was full of unexpected surprises and lots of new experiences. We arrived to the first ever divisional music camp near Teotihuacan. We were part of the staff for the week as Greg assisted in beginner’s band, Johanna taught piano, and Shannon taught beginner’s timbrels and dance class. Captains Santana and…

SMT Mexico – Update #4

Our time in Chimalhuacan was more of a blessing than we could have asked for. Because of the lack of internet access this past week, we were a bit behind on sending this update. As we entered the fourth week with anxiety and uncertainty, we were glad to have many of our friends, corps members,…

SMT Mexico – Update #3

This week we spent our time working with the youth of the Puebla Corps. We were welcomed at the Children’s Home by Captains Juan and Erika Monjaras. Our third week in Mexico was a bit different. We started the week off by teaching the Sunday school classes and joining in worship for their Holiness Meeting….

SMT Mexico – Update #1

We arrived to Mexico City around 10 pm on Monday night and were received by Captain Margarita, Captain Suli, and Omar. They drove us to Plaza Garibaldi, a well-known Mariachi neighborhood and our home base for the rest of the summer. For the first week, our team consisted of seven members because we were lucky…