Why MCU and not ACOC?

Misioneros Cristianos Unidos, or United Christian Missionaries, is our incorporated name in Guatemala. The original plan was to obtain a DBA (Doing Business As) identity in New Jersey as United Christian Missionaries. Unfortunately, New Jersey law does not allow charities to use a DBA. We did not want to lose our "Couple of Christians" roots. … Continue reading Why MCU and not ACOC?

Our Mission in Pamamus, Comalapa

Located in the lush hillsides of Northern Chimaltenango lies the town of San Juan Comalapa. Just a little farther is the village of Pamamus, big enough to have its own public school, but too small to be found on most Guatemalan maps. Despite being situated among some of the most productive farmland in the country, … Continue reading Our Mission in Pamamus, Comalapa

Ciudad de Refugio Feeding Programs

30 years ago, Avelino and Carmen Guzman started cooking soup and sharing bread with their neighbors on a street corner. Since then, Ciudad de Refugio (City of Refuge) has grown into five affiliated churches and three feeding program sites serving meals to almost 400 children. The primary site in the La Cuchilla section of Guatemala City … Continue reading Ciudad de Refugio Feeding Programs