Dominican Republic 2023

January 9-16, 2023

Sabana Grande de Boya, DR

RMS will be traveling to the Ministry Center in Sabana Grande de Boya. Dr. Neal Hegeman, began a Ministry Center, planted churches, as well as the Christian School here. RMS has been traveling to Dominican Republic for a number of years and have helped the local people build churches and parsonages as well as maintain the Ministry Center.

Work Projects

This year has multiple projects tentatively scheduled for the volunteers to do. The first project is to assist the local people in constructing a church building in the coastal town of Nagua. The second project is to finish the addition started for a church in the village of Santa Rosa. Finally, we hope to begin remodeling the ministry center to make accommodations for an office that will be used by the local pastors. It will house a library, copy center, and fellowship room to hold meetings as well as a place used for training of office-bearers. 

Schedule

January 9: Arrive in Santo Domingo mid-afternoon to be picked up by Pastor Pie and make our way to Sabana Grande de Boya

January 10: Workday at one of the sites

January 11: Workday at one of the sites

January 12: Workday at one of the sites

January 13: Workday at one of the sites

January 14: Workday at one of the sites

January 15: Day of worship and rest 

January 16: Travel back to Santo Domingo and return to the USA

On one of the workdays, we may take an afternoon, as a group, to see some of the culture and beauty of this area of the Dominican Republic. This cost is included in your registration costs, however, souvenirs and other personal incidentals for this day will be the responsibility of each  participant.

Cost

$700 plus airfare to and from Santo Domingo Cusco (RMS will arrange air travel if desired). Your $700 is for the purchase of materials and supplies for the church building projects, food & lodging at the Ministry Center, and ground transportation. This amount does not include your flights to and from Santo Domingo or any incidentals or souvenirs you may want to purchase while there.

accommodations

We will be staying in the Ministry Center, Sabana Grande de Boya, Dominican Republic. The Ministry Center has rustic sleeping arrangements where we will be sleeping on bunk beds with mosquito netting surrounding us. There is no "hot" water for showering; however, you may find that an air temperature shower after a hot day will be refreshing. If asked, the family will do laundry for you, so consider that when you are packing your bags. There are also stores around to purchase items that you may have forgotten

More information

If you have any additional questions please feel free to reach out to Rob at rob@rms.org.