Janet works with Casaverde Ministries feeding program in a community just outside Guatemala city called Ciudad Peronia. Peronia started as a squatters village several years ago. The area they work in is steeped in poverty, crime and gang activity. They started about 15 years ago with a simple feeding program and bible club for some neighborhood children and have grown to host not only the children/youth feeding program, but a local church and a Christian elementary school as well. It also hosts Casaverde Worship Academy which Janet founded and directs.
Mid week she works with the kids of the feeding program specifically in the area of worship and on Saturdays she directs the Worship Academy.
The children, youth and adults they are working with in the Academy have practically no access to musical training apart from what we are doing there. We average about 50-60 students each semester. These are high risk kids getting an opportunity to develop, heal, and grow in an environment filled with love and filled with music. We have seen over these few years several really talented and dedicated young people excel on their instruments and step into worship ministry in their local congregations. So in turn, they are now ministering healing and life to others through the gift they have been given.
Janet also leads a ministry called Awakened Hearts, which is a ministry designed to encourage, connect and cast vision for the praying church in Guatemala. Over time God has connected her with many people who desire to be a part of the God’s end time purposes in the earth. Individuals, Churches and leaders are sensing the call to pray like never before and are being awakened by the Holy Spirit to be the House of Prayer He has called us to be.
We are holding periodic conferences, seminars, and prayer meetings as the opportunity avails. Janet also leads small group bible studies on the topic of end times, intimacy with the Lord, and discipleship.