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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

Day 3 – Dominican Republic 2013

Blog Post 3 – Written by Steven Abouchedid and Kiana Lu Today Kiana and Steven went to two different locations. Our boys went to an orphanage and our girls stayed … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Day 2 – Dominican Republic 2013

Blog Post 2 – Written by Ben Wolfe and Hailey Rehfeld Hola! On day two in the Dominican Republic we went to two schools and performed for the young children. … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 1 – Dominican Republic 2013

Blog Post 1 – Written by Nick Morales and Alex Rogers Life-changing and eye-opening are two words that describe our first day at the Manny Mota Foundation . Life-changing is … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

DAY 5 | Dominican Republic

DAY 5 | Dominican Republic 2012 Our team of 22 students, 3 teachers, and 13 parents are spending their Thanksgiving break ministering to those in the Dominican Republic. Working alongside … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

DAY 4 | Dominican Republic

DAY 4 | Dominican Republic 2012 Our team of 22 students, 3 teachers, and 13 parents are spending their Thanksgiving break ministering to those in the Dominican Republic. Working alongside … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

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  • D.R. Trip – 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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  • D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 2 January 21, 2020
    The day started out normal, devotion then breakfast at 7:30, then on the bus by 9 AM. Instead of heading straight to the foundation, we went to a school in … Continue reading →
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