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For checks, please mail to: La Casa de La Paz 44 S. Franklin Street Bloomfield, IN 47424 To give online: For internet donations use account #LA499. Click HERE.    

Our New Office!

Earlier this month, we celebrated the opening of the new missions office and greatly expanded meeting space above the home of Mercedes. Our hearts overflow with gratitude to God for La Casa de La Paz now having a place it can truly call home. Our much needed new meeting place has tripled (80-90) the number…

Getting Vision Help with Mission Guatemala

Over a hundred ladies were given the opportunity to have preliminary eye exams at our new facility. Only a tiny number of our ladies have ever been to a doctor at all, much less have an eye exam. We are most thankful for the kind assistance of UMC, Mission Guatemala (remember Tom Heaton?) and optometrist…

Ortencia Shares Her Life Story

“You have prepared a table before me in the presence of my enemies, You have anointed my head with oil, My cup overflows Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days of my life And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.  Amen”              …

La Casa de La Paz – June Update from Neil

In returning to the states in April all I could think of was to send a thank you for all the wonderful fellowship and blessings I experienced in my month-long visit, both with old and new friends. Thanks for all your encouraging conversations, both in scheduled times and in chance encounters over cups of coffee…

Norma’s Story

  “We Love because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19) Norma’s story was told to Mercedes and Gloria by Norma in Spanish and then translated into English for this newsletter. Mercedes met Norma at the market five years ago. At that time Norma was married to an alcoholic, had a newly adopted baby, and…

La Casa de La Paz – March Update

I wanted to share some new developments with you about La Casa de La Paz. In November of 2017 we officially became a 501c3 registered in the United States. Thank you to my friend, Marilyn Hartman, who worked for more than a year to make this happen and to the people who are now part…

The Story of Paula Chorin Melete – 65 years old

“When I was born my mother (an alcoholic) abandoned me and gave me to my grandparents. They raised me and gave me their last name. I used to be a daughter to them. When I was 16 years old my grandparents died and I was left alone so I went back to live with my…

The Story of Dominga Robles Lush – 75 years old

“My parents used to drink a lot and in being very drunk they didn’t care if we had enough food to eat. Also they would hit us a lot; both of them whenever they were drunk. When I was 16 years of age my mom died because my father would hit her so much. We…

The Story of Teresa – 75 Years Old

Teresa married a very kind man, but they never had children. Her husband did not mind because he loved her very much. One day they decided they to adopt and God blessed them with a boy and a girl. Teresa and her husband raised their children with love and took care of all of their needs. Unfortunately,…

A Welcome Visit from Friends

I was so blessed to receive a visit from good friends Warren and Debbie Reed from Mountaintop, Pennsylvania in February.  Their church is a blessing to our ministry and we can’t wait for a return visit.  Below are some photos they took of our meetings.