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Sponsor a Child from Batey 50 to go to School - Just $50!

Batey 50 School

A new primary school in Batey 50 is ready to open at the end of August - the first school of any kind to be located within this impoverished Haitian sugarcane village in the Dominican Republic! This means that all of the precious children in Batey 50 will now have a chance to go to school right in their own village, giving them the opportunity an education provides. And also great news is that the Dominican government is recognizing the school so that teachers and books will be provided!

The one great and urgent is to provide the children with the required school uniforms - pants, shirt, and

DRMT 14 Retreat

DR Mission Team Teaching Team
Our mission trip to the DR is one month away!
Retreat on Saturday
This Saturday, May 31, is our big DR Mission Team retreat for ALL planning to be part of the trips next month. It is crucial that everyone make every effort to be there. We will go over specific details for our trip, meet most of the other people going on the trips, plan and discuss our time in La Romana, distribute team shirts, etc. Here are the details:
DR Mission Team '14 Retreat
Saturday, May 31
8 am - 2 pm
60 Hicksville Road, Cromwell, CT
Please email with any questions.

Scholarships Available for This Summer's Mission Trips

College and Career Scholarships

Five $500 scholarships are available for college and career young people planning to be part of this summer's DR Mission Team trips to La Romana. Sponsored by First Baptist Church's College and Career Group, these scholarships are open to anyone who has graduated from high school, is 29 years old or under by July 1, 2014, and is planning to take part in the week 1, week 2, or two week mission trips this summer. One does not have to be a member of First Baptist Church in order to apply.

The deadline for submitting applications is April 13, 2014. A committee of DRMT members and FBC members

Watch the 2014 DR Mission Show Live Online

Did you miss the annual DR Mission Team dinner, show and auction? Or want to see it again? Check out the show recorded live online from Lyman Hall High School at -

DRMT dinner, show, and auction set for February 22

DMRT Fundraiser

The 2014 DR Mission Team presents:  

"One Thing Remains"

Based on I Corinthians 13:3: "And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love." 

The annual DR Mission Team fundraising concert, dinner, and silent auction is set for Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford. Over the last several years this event has attracted 900 – 1,000 people and we again expect a full house! Come out and enjoy a tasty dinner, an exciting show, and a wonderful silent auction.

You will not want to miss this very special night, featuring:

• a great

First Fundraising Meeting for 2014 DR Mission Team: December 15

DRMT Fundraiser 2014

All interested in taking part in fundraising for the 2014 Dominincan Republic Mission Team trip are encouraged and invited to the first planning meeting - Sunday, December 15, 2 pm, at First Baptist Church in Wallingford, CT. 

The  major event to raise support and awareness for the 2014 DR Mission Team is the annual dinner, show, and auction, to be held this year on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford. See video and highlights from last year's event here.

At the meeting on December 15, we will go over all details on this major event that raises tens of

Scholarship Available for 2017 Dominican Republic Mission Trip

The Wallingford Foundation (the charitable arm of the Wallingford Rotary Club) is again offering the "Ken Sause DR Scholarship" – a $500 scholarship for a Wallingford teenager/student to be part of the 2017 Wallingford Dominican Republic Mission Team. To be eligible, students must between 15 - 19 years old by July 1, 2017, and their primary residence must be Wallingford, Conn., or a full-time student in Wallingford. The deadline for submitting the application is December 1, 2016, and this summer's mission trip to the Dominican Republic is set for Friday, June 30 to Sunday, July 9, 2017.


DR Maranatha Band Concert on September 25


The Maranatha Band, live from La Romana, Dominican Republic, will play a free concert on Wednesday, September 25, 7 pm, at Liberty Community Church, 540 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT. All are invited to enjoy this high energy, inspiring night of music featuring 20 musicians and mission partners from the DR. 

Over the last 23 years, the DR Mission Team has worked in partnership with Maranatha Missions and the Good Samaritan Hospital to help build the Good Samaritan Hospital; provide desperately-needed medical clinics; build homes, schools, and churches; deliver food to the hungry, and

See the 2013 DR Mission Team Trip Social Media Posts

Batey 50 Day

Click here to see all of the social media posts related to the 2013 DR Mission Team trip to La Romana - Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! Great photos and posts as they happened during the #DRMT13 trip from June 28-July 7.



Follow the DRMT13 Blog

Keep in touch with the DR Mission Team in La Romana from June 27 - July 12, 2014 by following and subscribing to the team's blog: