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May 27: DR Mission Team 2017 Retreat!

Next Meeting for DRMT 2017 
Sunday, May 27, 9am - 2pm
New Life Church
350 High Hill Road, Wallingford

Everyone planning to be part of the 2017 DR Mission Team trips should make every effort to attend the team retreat, taking place on Saturday, May 27, 9am-2pm, at New Life Church. This half day retreat will be run by professional team facilitators who will help us prepare in ernest for our trip to La Romana. Lunch is provided, and we also will review final details of the trip, distribute team shirts, and more.

See the complete 2017 DR Mission Team planning calendar for all meetings, payment deadlines, etc.

The 2017 Dominican Republic Mission Team will once again be serving the Lord in La Romana from June 30 - July 15, 2017. Here are the different trips:

  • Week 1: Friday, June 30 to Sunday, July 9, 2017
  • Week 2: Friday, July 7 to Saturday, July 15, 2017
  • DRMT Lite: Friday, July 7 to Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • DRMT Lite Plus: Friday, July 7 to Saturday, July 15, 2017
    (Full Lite trip at Casa de Campo then last few days at Casa Pastoral)
  • Two Weeks: Friday, June 30 to Saturday, July 15, 2017

Register now for the 2017 DR Mission Team by completing the online registration, and send in your deposit now to hold your spot.

While serving in the DR, different teams will be working each day to help the very poor, including groups providing medical clinics, construction at the Joe Hartman School (kitchen project), educational programs, construction in a batey (build houses, etc.), evangelism, food distribution, and much more. This past year in 2016, we had 147 volunteers serving over 16 days. During that time, the DR Mission Team 2016 celebrated the completion of the "Fifty for 50" project in Batey 50 on July 9, where all shacks have been replaced with new homes, a sustainable garden has been developed, a new school is built and running, a new church was constructed, and biosand water filters have been installed in all homes. 

For more details on DR Mission Team 2016, search the hashtag #DRMT16 or visit the DRMT social media feed.