Dia Gratia End of Year Update

Hey guys, this is Kyle and Krista, here in Belem, Brazil. It's the end of the year, and we have a few quick announcements.

First, we hope you guys had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to Happy New Year. We had an amazing time on our sabbatical in Fortaleza. Now that we are back, we're just so happy to see how well our team performed and how well the church was functioning, along with all the ministries while we were gone. It's been such a sweet time to be back with our church family and celebrate Christmas together this past weekend.

We want to thank you for the support, faithfulness, and sacrifices our supporters have made for our family and the work here. We thank you guys so much.


End of Year Giving

We are coming to the end of the year, and Dia Gratia is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. So, if you would like to give any end-of-year donations, we have a few options:

  1. Online - The easiest way is to use PayPal through our website.
  2. Mail - You can also mail donations by check. Our address is also on our website.
  3. Stocks - We also have an option to donate stocks. If a stock donation is a preferred way of giving, just reach out and email us for directions.


Current Financial Needs

There are a couple of things we are praying about regarding finances, and we wanted to let you guys know.

1. Payoff Kombi

A couple of months ago, we bought a Brazilian version of a VW bus, called a Kombi, for ministry use. We bought it used for about $7,000, and we're making payments. Like older VW busses, all Kombis are used, simple to operate, and constantly break down. Our prayer request is to have donations to cover the cost of this ministry vehicle and take the burden off of us personally.

The Kombi is used for ministry throughout the week, transporting kids and families to and from church, getting supplies, and more. It will be used for the Proverbs 24:11 Ministry monthly banquets when we begin again, to pick up individuals trapped in prostitution and bring them to the church building for a time of eating, ministry, and a simple concert. The Refugee Ministry will resume soon, and we will use the Kombi bus to take our team of volunteers to the refugee house.

So, the bus has already been an enormous help, and our prayer is to pay it off. Again, it's about $7,000 US dollars.

2. Kombi Ongoing Repairs & Maintenance

Also, with a Kombi comes many repairs. We've had the Kombi for about four months, and it's in the shop almost every month. That's just how it goes with these vehicles. We have a great mechanic here, but there are continual expenses that go along with that.

These are our top two financial needs right now we are praying for right now. Of course, if the Lord leads you and guides you in another way, feel free to give as the Lord directs you.


Thankfully Entering 2022!

We thank you guys so much! God has blessed us here, provided for us, and He's used our supporters in such incredible ways. We have many amazing stories and examples of God's faithfulness and grace, and we are delighted for you to be a part of what God is doing. So, thank you! We pray that God blesses you and that you have a happy New Year!


Dia Gratia is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit ministry, serving people and ministries all over the world, sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teaching the word of God and ministering to the physical needs of suffering people, sharing grace, love and hope in the name of Jesus.

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