Herb and Markie Burch

Burch (Belize) Update – December 2022

Blessed Advent! As we look toward the miracle of the manger, it is worth taking a moment to remember the cross and how thankful we are…thankful first for our salvation, and then for the opportunity to serve the King as missionaries.   This has been a full and wonderful fall. We have had the privilege here at Camp Concordia to…

Burch (Belize) Update – October 2022

Burch_Belize_Oct2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear friends, If you are interested, the attached letter will tell of the adventure that Herb and I had getting to Honduras and back. Blessings! Markie Yahoo Mail Stationery


Dear mission friends,   Last Saturday, Herb and I made a presentation to tell folks about what we are doing to spread the good news of Jesus’ love here in Belize. If you wanted to see it, but missed the chance, you can use the link below to find it.   Blessings! Markie and Herb


Grateful greetings from the flooded Banana Bank in Belize!   This morning Herb read from our devotional. He turned to me and said, “This is certainly appropriate.”    Psalm 121 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved:…


Greetings!   The attached is a “newsy letter” that will fill you in on life in the mission field of Belize. I hope you have a minute to take a look.   Thank you! Markie


Dear friends and family, Herb is doing battle with a service that is supposed to help him, “Send out correspondence with ease…” Well, it just doesn’t seem to be working for him, so I offered to send out his newsletter to the people on my lists. If you receive this more than once, I apologize; however, I think you will…

FW: Mission Moment

Dear friends and family, The attached gives a short account of the last couple of weeks. I think you will enjoy seeing what a varied and interesting schedule I’ve had. Blessings from the DR (you will have to read to find out what I’m doing here 🙂 Markie Burch_Belize_Jan2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.


Dear friends and family,   As we zoom towards the "busyness" of the holiday season, I want to take a moment to catch up to the present. The attached is a short newsletter to give you a glimpse of our lives in October. I hope you had a thoughtful "All Saints Day."   With His love from the mission field…


Herb and Markie Burch present the Burch Belize Bullet for October. Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod · Banana Bank Ranch Res. · Belmopan · Belize Burch_Belize_Oct2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file.

Herb and Markie Burch – Belize March 2019 Update

Greetings from Belize! The attached letter tells a little story of a chance encounter. I hope you enjoy seeing God’s hand on our lives here in Belize. Blessings! Markie   MAHOGANY-HIGHTS.docx Click icon to download and print file.

Herb and Markie Burch – Belize May 2018 Update

The latest news from the Burch family in Belize. Greetings from Belize! As you may recall, in September of 2017 Herb and I arrived in Belize under the lofty title of “church planters.” We now know that church planting is a little like trying to grow tomatoes in the tropics. Out back in our yard we have planted a lot…