The Guatemalan flag resembles the flags of other countries from the former United Provinces of Central America. The center figure is the national coat of arms with feature quetzal bird on a scroll bearing the date of independence, September 15, 1821.
GMC Flags of the Nations: Guatemala
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Global Ministry Center
Since September 1, 2009, the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center (GMC) proudly flies a flag each week of one of the many nations in which the denomination is present in ministry. Leaders were invited to send a national flag to be flown at the GMC alongside the flag of the United States*. The national flags rotate weekly, and photos of them raised are sent to the church leaders of that country.

This week: Guatemala

The Church of the Nazarene officially entered Guatemala in 1904.

Guatemala had a population of 14,099,032 in 2012. That same year, Guatemala reported 680 Churches of the Nazarene, 602 of which had been officially organized. Guatemala has 81,575 total members.

Guatemala has two Phase 2 districts and 12 Phase 3 districts. It is a part of the Mesoamerica Region.

Previous flags:

Argentina
Aruba
Belize
Benin
Bolivia
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Chile
Colombia
Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia
France
Gabon
Guatemala
Germany
Ghana
Guam
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Conakry
Guyana
Haiti
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Liberia
Madagascar
Mali
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Paraguay
Peru
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Suriname
Swaziland
Togo
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela

NOTE: Some countries cannot be represented in this project in order to maintain security of those working there.

* = The weekly highlighted flag is raised on the middle of three poles in compliance with U.S. government protocols. It flies to the left of the GMC host-nation United States flag, which flies above the host-state flag of Kansas. The Christian flag flies on the third pole.

The Global Ministry Center is the mission and service hub of the Church of the Nazarene.
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