Encuentro 2018 – Mission Trip

Join us in Guatemala on June 30- July 7, 2018!

Encuentro is a missions trip event for NYI groups from the USA/Canada region to go and serve for a week in different areas of the world. During this trip, we will be working with local churches to aid and collaborate with Vacation Bible School projects, light construction projects, and to serve alongside our brothers and sisters in that country to further the kingdom of God. Please prayerfully consider joining us for an amazing week of serving alongside others from around the world!

WHERE?–Guatemala City, Guatemala (Centro Cristiano de Convenciones Guatemala)

DEPARTING FROM?– Raleigh-Durham International Airport

WHEN? –June 30- July 7, 2018

WHO? — Members of local NYIs and involved adults (parents, youth leaders, pastors, youth volunteers)

COST? — $1880 (Cost covers registration, airfare, housing, and meals. Extra costs include transportation to and from RDU airport, lunch on days traveling to and from the destination and personal spending money).


$200 (Deposit due with registration)

$500 (November 30, 2017)

$550 (January 19, 2018)

$630 (March 30, 2018)

*Payments should be made in the form of a money order or cashier’s check and mailed to Angela Rivas using the address below.


NC NYI CONTACT: Angela Rivas

Attn: Encuentro 2018

P.O. Box 645

Newton Grove, N.C. 28366



Interested participants must fill out the linked Individual Registration Form and mail or e-mail to Angela Rivas along with a copy of their valid U.S.  passport (For traveling purposes, all participants must have a valid U.S. passport with more than 6 months left before the expiration date by the time of travel. Please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/apply.html for instructions on applying or renewing a U.S. passport).

Download the Encuentro 2018- Guatemala Information Letter.