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D.R. Trip 2019 – Day 1 & 2

“Americanos! Americanos!” You walk off of the air-conditioned bus into the humid air and this is all you hear. Then you see children running towards you and grabbing your hand. … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 5

Written by student, Ally Davies I have spent months preparing in school for our annual Dominican Republic missions trip whether it was in Spanish class learning how to conjugate verbs … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 4

Written by student Lauren Langley Today was a hectic but joyous day. We got to the foundation and immediately started playing with all the kids. Some of us even went … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 2

Love Needs No Translation Written by FCS Alumni, Sophia Lorey “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore…” Today I woke up anxious, a good kind of anxious, it was … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 1

Written by student, Emma Cenac-Mehedinti Pulling up to the Manny Mota Foundation in the DR this morning we were greeted by a love that we didn’t expect. First, our parents … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trips 2016-17 Recap

On Thursday night, both our Fall 2016 DR Team and our Winter 2017 DR Team, came together for a reunion dinner. They were able to debrief some of the successes … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 1

The second DR team of this school year arrived yesterday after a long day of traveling. After a good night sleep and breakfast- it was time to hit the ground … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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 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

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

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

DAY 3 | Dominican Republic

DAY 3 | 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 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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    It’s no secret that teachers and parents, working together, provide the educational ecosystem that helps students succeed in school. Both groups are critically important to the process and where there … Continue reading →
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