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D.R. Trip – Day 2

Today we started off our day with devotions presented by Bella, Maya and Tiffany. Then my group (the puppet group) went to Charo’s school (the smaller school). We sang three … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 1

Today we started the morning off with our morning devotion on the beautiful beach and then drove to the Manny Mota Foundation. While we were there, we sorted all of … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Celebrating Jewish Passover with APU

You may not know this, but yesterday was the first day of the Jewish Passover. This week long festival commemorates and celebrates the time when God set his people free … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 4

Day 4 was quite a busy day for the team. The team split into their respective groups for their morning programs at the two local schools. At Charro’s school, parent … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 3

Happy to report that day three for the team was nothing less than a beautiful blessing. The night before, the teachers and parents challenged the students to love without boundaries, … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 2

Day 2 for the team included an eventful trip to the little village of Azua. Azua, the village where Margarite Mota grew up, is about three hours from where the … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 1

The team of 17 students, 10 parents, and two teachers arrived safely to the Dominican Republic after a long, and eventful, day of traveling. The team had an unexpected pit … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 1 – Day 4, Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day will never be the same for FCS team members who spent this past week serving El Tamarindo’s most needy children and families. Despite the hot sweaty work of … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

D.R. Trip 1 – Day 3, More Joy

Shortly after the noon hour, the gathering crowd of over 200 children and parents begin to press toward the main entrance of the food serving area. A few minutes later, … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 1 – Day 2, Glimpses of Joy

Tuesday, November 24, 2015: El Tamarindo, DR. 9 a.m. (Atlantic Time) Mission team leader, Miss Jen Burris, charged the Faith in Action team to be vigilante throughout the week about … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 1 – Day 1, We’ve Arrived

Monday was a day full of blessings. When our two buses arrived at the compound, an estimated 210 children were on hand to welcome our kids with a loving embrace.   … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

DR Trip 2 | Day 5

Today was the last day going to the foundation and local schools. You could tell we were all a little tired this morning, but our devotions this morning talked about … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

DR Trip 2 | Day 4

Hi, this is Jena Ortiz. Today we started off by going to the different schools. The drama team went to the smaller school and the puppet team went to the … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

DR Trip 2 | Day 3

Hi, this is Christian Martin. Today, we ate breakfast and then went on a 3 hour bus ride. This bus ride was to a city named Azua. When we were … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

DR Trip 2 | Day 2

Hello, this is Zachary Reid, Riley, and Dayton. Today was our first day at the foundation and we were greeted with quite the welcoming. Today we saw a home run … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

DR Trip 2 | DAY 1

Day one is complete with nothing but good things to report. The plane travel went as smooth as possible, and getting through customs was a success. We had a minor … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Dominican Republic – Day 5

Hi! This is Tiffany! Today we got to the foundation around 11:00 o’clock and we started setting up for Thanksgiving lunch. Then we went out to the field and sang … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dominican Republic – Day 4

Hello! This is Andrew Gang and today we went to an orphanage with 19 orphans. Before we got there we went to a shop and bought goods for the orphans. … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

Dominican Republic – Day 3

Today changed my perspective of how I saw the kids and other people. I read with the kids at the big school and they were intrigued even though I was … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dominican Republic – Day 1

Hello! This is Gavin Roe. Yesterday at LAX we had a long time waiting for our flight to come and pick us up to go to Miami. It was a … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

RECAP – Dominican Republic 2013

Written by FCS Parent, Don Reynolds Come to the Dominican Republic. Meet at LAX for your red eye flight. Don’t forget your frozen turkey!  Watch your 8th grade class drag … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Day 4 – Dominican Republic 2013

Blog Post 4 – Written by Noah Lee and Emily Reynolds This Thanksgiving was a Thanksgiving to remember. The first thing we did at the foundation was play with kids. … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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  • D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 4 January 25, 2020
    Every day this week has been busy, busy, busy. The last two days at the Manny Mota Foundation were no exception. It all started with a group of parents getting … Continue reading →
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  • D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 3 January 22, 2020
    Ephesians 6:7 says , “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people.” On day 3 at the foundation we got to meet and connect with a bunch … Continue reading →
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