International Ministries

ABC Rocky Mountain Team serving in Chiapas, MX

March 30, 2012 Journal
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On March 24, a group of young adults traveled to Chiapas to work in with Seminary students from Mayan Intercultural Seminary (SIM) in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas and to work in the small village of Chacacal in the municipality of Simojovel, Chiapas. They are working with with Doris and Ricardo Mayol, ABC-IM missionaries to Chiapas.The group participants are 

• Dulce Garcia, FBC Colorado Springs

• Rich Blanchette, Highland Park, Colorado Springs

• Quincy Shannon, New Hope, Denver

• Michael Capshaw, FBC Colorado Springs

• Mike Oldham, ABCRM staff


The village of Chacacal is one of the poorest in the province of Simojovel. Two seminary students, Eleazar and Mario, are working on sustainable development projects in this village. They are also working to improve the living standards of the people.The group will be building two houses from adobe and working on a fish pond. On the teams blog you can follow the link to Chacacal and see a video of the community and the digging of the fish pond.

Read the team's blog to find out about their whole trip.