August 17, 2015

Guatemala Guatemala City East Mission

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Free resources about the Guatemala City East Mission:

*Other Mission Pages: Guatemala LDS Missions.

Guatemala City East Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Guatemala City East Mission. We try to keep this information up to date, but it’s a good idea to check the address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

Guatemala City East Mission
Avenida La Reforma 8-60, Zona 9
Edificio Galerias Reforma
5to Nivel Oficina 505
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Pouch Mail Address:

Guatemala Guatemala City East Mission
POB 30150
Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0150
USA

Phone Number: 502-2362-7887
Mission President: President David John Crapo

Guatemala City East Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Guatemala City East Mission (LDS). To access the official, up-to-date LDS.org map for the Guatemala City East Mission:

  1. Log into your LDS account here.
  2. Click here.

Videos with Guatemala City East RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Guatemala City East Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews.

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LDS-Friendly Videos about Guatemala

Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about Guatemala. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about Guatemala, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.

LDS Church  places  history  food  Storms and Natural Disasters  language  Social Issues  time lapses  nature  Traditions  Cities  Spanish LDS Hymns

Guatemala City East Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Guatemala City East Mission. This list includes the missionary’s name, URL and when their blog was updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

Sister Brooks sisterbrooksinguatemala.wordpress.com 2017
Elder Brayden Lott elderbraydenlott.blogspot.com 2017
Sister Amy Garrett sistergarrett.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Brenden Gorze eldergorzeinguatemala.wordpress.com 2016
Elder Donavaghn Jarvie elderjarvie.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Jeffrey Reed jeffreedmission.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Brenden Perez elderperezguatemalacityeastmission.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Hunter Vincent elderhuntervincent.blogspot.com 2015
Sister Ashtin Wilcoxen sisterwilcoxen.blogspot.com 2015
Sister Meghan Ramirez hermanamramirez.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Mitchell Mortensen eldermitchellkmortensen.wordpress.com 2014
Elder Finley Konold elderfinleykonold.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Deborah Hutchins debisamissionary.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Alyssa Edwards notesfromasisteredwards.wordpress.com 2014
Elder Hunter Riley elderhunterriley.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Alex Johnstun elderalexjohnstun.blogspot.com 2013

Guatemala City East Mission Groups

Here are Guatemala City East Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the Guatemala City East Mission.

  1. LDS Guatemala City East Missionary Families Group (77 members)

Guatemala City East Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Guatemala City East Mission!

Shirt designs include Guatemala City East Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: Guatemala City East missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Guatemala City East Mission gifts

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Guatemala City East Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Guatemala City East LDS Mission.

  1. 2017-2020, Stephen K. Christensen
  2. 2014-2017, David John Crapo
  3. 2011-2014, Edward D. Watts

Guatemala LDS Statistics (2015)

  • Church Membership: 255,505
  • Missions: 6
  • Temples: 2
  • Congregations: 421
  • Family History Centers: 0

Helpful Articles about Guatemala

Guatemala City East Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Guatemala City East RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

When did you serve?

  • 2012-2014 (Nathanael)
  • 2014-2015 (Yarima)

What areas did you serve in?

  • Guatemala City, Izabal, and Chiquimula. (Yarima)

What were some favorite foods?

  • Fiambre, pan gallete and dulce, atoll, ponche, and tamales. (Nathanael)
  • Tamales Sopa de Rez Churrasco . (Yarima)

What was a funny experience?

  • The drunk people were quite entertaining. Also nearly every time we got together as a zone. (Nathanael)

What was a crazy/dangerous experience?

  • I almost got robbed at gun point, had 3-4 people die almost outside my door, and almost fell out of the bus on many occasions. (Nathanael)
  • We were followed and assaulted nothing way dangerous though! (Yarima)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Not sharing simply because they are wonderful and personal. (Nathanael)
  • My whole mission!!! (Yarima)

What are some interesting facts about the Guatemala City East Mission?

  • I served in two missions- the South and East missions. The South Mission is the birthplace for all Central American missions. (Nathanael)
  • It is a big tourist place. (Yarima)

What was the weather like?

  • Paradise with tsunamis half the year. (Nathanael)
  • Super hot in most areas but feels so good! (Yarima)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • I just loved Guatemala/Guatemalans. (Nathanael)
  • They are all close to God in their own way! They are kind, poor but they give what they have. (Yarima)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • Get used clothing and leave it in the mission. (Nathanael)
  • Pack non heavy clothes for hot weather. It does rain so bring a jacket. (Yarima)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • I saw my convert get baptized, receive his endowments, and enter the MTC. He’s still serving faithfully in France. (Nathanael)
  • A true conversion. (Yarima)

What are some skills you gained?

  • Communication, hard-work, working well with others, etc. (Nathanael)
  • Public speaking, effective study. (Yarima)

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

  • I wish I understood how the mission experience would be, including culture shock. (Nathanael)
  • That it would be harder than I thought! (Yarima)

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Guatemala City East?

  • You will go through hell on your missions. It will be difficult in ways you never knew possible, so be prepared for that. But it will have some of the most wonderful and happiest times of your life. (Nathanael)
  • Just know that you can help these people, children of God and just love them! (Yarima)

What was a funny language mistake?

  • In the temple an Elder saw a Sister he knew and hadn’t seen in a long while, went up to greet and unknowingly they almost hugged before he backed off. While backing away he thought he said “Sorry, I almost hugged you!” but instead he actually said “Sorry, I almost got you pregnant!” (Nathanael)
  • I already knew Spanish! (Yarima)