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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.



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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:

Mother's Day Plant Sale to Benefit Med Clinics

Med Clinic Plant Sale

The DRMT is sponsoring a Mother's Day plant sale fundraiser where all proceeds will benefit the Batey Mobile Medical Clinics. Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, 2013, and all orders must be submitted by Sunday, May, 5th.

Potted hanging baskets with a variety of plants (Geranium, Petunia, New Guinea Impatiens and Begonia) will be pre-order; whichever is growing best at the time. Plants will be available for pickup at First Baptist Church on Saturday, May 11, from 11am-2pm for pickup.

Hanging baskets will be $15 each (cash or check only). Please make checks payable to “DR MISSION TEAM” with

Fulfilling Smiles Rice and Beans Challenge

2013 Rice and Beans Challenge

Come be part of the Fulfilling Smiles first annual Rice and Beans Challenge, set for May 5 – 11, 2013.  Anyone who feels motivated and passionate will change their normal eating habits for a week and donate the savings from their grocery bill to support Fulfilling Smile's goal of feeding more than 500 families this summer.  

Click to join the 2013 Fulfilliing Smiles Rice and Beans Challenge!

Here's how it works:
For the duration of your choosing, participants will only eat rice and beans (great recipes will be posted on the Fulfilling Smiles Facebook page). Choose the level that is right for

DR Mission Team Fundraiser Attracts 1,000+

The 2013 DR Mission Team presents:  

"Had we not gone . . ."

Based on Isaiah 6:8:  "Then I heard the Lord’s voice, saying, 'Whom can I send? Who will go for us?' So I said, “Here I am. Send me!”

The annual DR Mission Team fundraising concert, dinner, and silent auction was held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford. Over 1,000 people turned out for a fabulous dinner, an inspring show, and a spectacular silent auction.

Click here to watch the show as it was live broadcasted across the internet.

Next meeting for 2013 DR Mission Trips

The next meeting for the 2013 mission trips to La Romana, DR will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2013, 2 pm, at First Baptist Church, Wallingford. All planning on being part of these trips are strongly encouraged to attend.
By this meeting, $650 should be in each individual's account as well as completion of the 2013 application. This is needed for all to hold your spot for this summer's teams. As in the past, it is expected that space will fill up very quickly. 
The mission trips this summer will take place from Friday, June 28 - Sunday, July 7 (week 1),Friday, July 5 - Saturday, July

Fulfilling Smiles Ornaments

Fulfilling Smiles

The PERFECT Christmas gift! Buy an ornament to support Fulfilling Smiles, where local Connecticut volunteers will personally deliver food to the hungry in the Dominican Republic.

Donate $10 and receive a special ornament.

Donate $25 and receive three ornaments.

100% of proceeds will go directly to feed the poor in the bateyes.

Fulfilling Smiles is a ministry of Dominican Republic Mission Team that provides food and hope for the very poor.