April 10, 2017

Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission

Misión Guatemala Retalhuleu

Free resources about the Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission:

Aquí están algunos recursos gratuitos sobre la Misión Guatemala Retalhuleu:

*Other Mission Pages: Guatemala LDS Missions.

Retalhuleu Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission. We try to keep this info 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 Retalhuleu Mission
Guatemala Retalhuleu
Iglesia Mormona, Boulevard Centenario
Salida a Coatepeque, Zona 2
Apartado Postal No. 26
Retalhuleu Retalhuleu

Phone Number: 502-7771-2325
Mission President: President Matthew M. Goodman

Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission Map

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

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

Videos with Retalhuleu RMs

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

mission interview

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

Retalhuleu Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Retalhuleu 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.)

Elder Chandler Serr  https://www.mymission.com/elderchandlerserr/ 2018
Sister Jenny Pereira chapinainguatemala.blogspot.com 2018
Elder Kevin Jones https://www.mymission.com/elderkevinnjones/ 2018
Elder Darling elderdarling.blogspot.com 2017
Sister Alexis Jessop alexisinguate.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Sarah Gunderson hermanagunderson.wordpress.com 2016
Elder Evan Tagg eldertagg2.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Dylan Thomas elderdylanthomas.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Christopher Davis elderchristopherdavis.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Bryson Gallagher elderbrysongallagher.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Kelli Canty kellicanty.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Lee Woods themissionaryguy.weebly.com 2016
Elder TD Wilcox eldertdwilcox.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Stephanie Layton hermana-guera-layton.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Chandler Kahl elderchandlerkahl.blogspot.com 2015
Elder & Sister Wetzel wetzelmission.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Bret Mecham elderbretmecham.blogspot.com 2015
Sister Andrea Page hermanapage.wordpress.com 2015
Elder Jensen retalmissionary.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Jared Wilkinson elderjaredwilkinson.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Joseph Potter missionsite.net/elderjosephepotter 2015
Elder Charlie Meyer lettersfromeldermeyer.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Joseph Lovett elderjosephlovett.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Mackenzie Bontempo sisterbontempo.com 2014
Sister Whitney Minnick whitneyminnick.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Natalie Merrill hermanamerrill.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Victoria Ison victoria-mission.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Jaclyn Terry jaclynterry.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Kira Webster hermanakirawebster.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Erica Moore sisterericamoore.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Collin Grant eldercollingrant.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Cory Henderson eldercoryhenderson.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Ty Russell eldertymichaelrussell.wordpress.com 2014
Elder Daniel Keller missionsite.net/elderdanielkeller 2014
Elder Patrick Hutchinson missionsite.net/elderpatrickhutchinson 2014
Elder Derek Holmstead missionsite.net/elderderekholmstead 2014
Elder Thomas Fleming missionsite.net/elderthomasfleming 2013
Elder Cameron Diebold missionsite.net/eldercamerondiebold 2013
Elder Tanner Skousen missionsite.net/eldertannerskousen 2013
Sister Barbara Argueta barbthemissionary.blogspot.com 2013
Sister Rachel Beckstrand hermanabeckstrand.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Andrew Smith gotguatemala.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Chase Jensen elderchasejensen.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Robert Daniels missionsite.net/elderrobertmitchelldaniels 2013
Sister Shelby Willie hermanawillie.blogspot.com 2012
Sister Kami Alston kamialston.blogspot.com 2012
Sister Kylie Gilland missionarykylie.blogspot.com 2012
Elder Chad McKay missionsite.net/elderchadmckay 2012
Elder Justin Jacobson elderjustinjacobson.blogspot.com 2012
Elder Brandon Marquis elderbrandonmarquis.blogspot.com 2012
Sister Osiris Elvir missionsite.net/sister_elvir 2011
Elder Jared Lancaster missionsite.net/elderjaredlancaster 2011

Retalhuleu Mission Groups

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

  1. Mision Guatemala Retalhuleu Facebook Group (268 members)
  2. Los Valientes de Mision Retalhuleu Group (258 members)
  3. Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission Moms (LDS) Group (13 members)

Retalhuleu Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission!

Shirt designs include Guatemala Retalhuleu 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 Retalhuleu missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Retalhuleu Mission gifts

Retalhuleu Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Retalhuleu LDS Mission.

  1. 2016-2019, Matthew M. Goodman
  2. 2013-2016, Johnny F. Ruiz
  3. 2010-2013, José E. Maravilla

Guatemala LDS Statistics (2015)

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

Helpful Articles about Guatemala

Retalhuleu Missionary Survey

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

*Click here to take a survey to help pre-missionaries going to your mission.

When did you serve?

  • 2010-2012 (Chelsea)

What areas did you serve in?

  • Retalhuleu, Mazetenango. (Chelsea)

What were some favorite foods?

  • Casamiento (eggs, beans, plantains, cream) Sopes. Pupusas. (Chelsea)

What was a funny experience?

  • Making pizzas with the Young Men and Young Women. (Chelsea)

What was a crazy experience?

  • Getting stalked and flashed by a taxi driver multiple times.  (Chelsea)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Praying with a young woman who was very conflicted and confused and watching her find peace. (Chelsea)

What are some interesting facts about the Retalhuleu Mission?

What was the weather like?

  • Hot hot hot! I’ve never sweat so much in my life. (Chelsea)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • Guatemalans are the kindest, funniest people on the planet. They love to laugh and eat and dance. They are incredible. (Chelsea)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • Light fabrics, durable shoes. (Chelsea)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • Learning patience, learning Spanish, gaining more confidence in myself, lifelong friendships, growth in testimony and knowledge of the Gospel. (Chelsea)

What are some skills you gained?

  • Spanish, organization, interpersonal communication. (Chelsea)

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

  • That a mission is incredibly hard, and I wish I had been more patient with myself. (Chelsea)

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Retalhuleu?

  • Be kind to yourself, be patient with yourself and others, never quantify people – people are more important than numbers. (Chelsea)

What was a funny language mistake?

  • A companion thinking “peligroso” meant “gross” rather than “dangerous,” so food she didn’t like was “peligroso.” (Chelsea)