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Chattanooga Christian

Chattanooga Christian
Last Day The girls spent the morning visiting a Day Care. They had the chance to help the children with a craft, with their snack time, and play some games. Following the Day Care, the girls visited downtown Santo Domingo. Shopping is shopping in any language. The girls learned that everyone had a “special price ...

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Son Rays Ministries

Thursday We traveled this morning to Monte Cristy. There is a nursing home there with about 30 seniors living in it. They love to have lotion rubbed on their skin and love the interaction with our team as well. We planted some seeds in seed-starter kits so that another team can create a vegetable garden ...

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Chapel Medical – team one & two

Chapel Medical – team one & two
Friday January 24 At the nursing home in Monte Cristy today we were joined by the girls from the girls orphanage, Pasitos De Jesus.  What a blessing to watch the young children who have been touched by the love of Jesus as they ministered to the elderly who have no homes and have been taken in ...

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Johnson Ferry

Day 1 We all arrived safely, including all of our bags. The temperature change of nearly 50° was a shock to all of us! After a short bus ride to the SCORE headquarters we were given a briefing about our week. We were instructed not to corner any of the tarantulas in the compound. Yes ...

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College Baseball Trip

College Baseball Trip
College Baseball Trip arrived safely in the Dominican Republic. The team is led by Keith Madison and John Zeller. So far they have been very busy ministering in Santiago Rodriguiz, where they shared the Gospel after a game and 50 people came to Christ! They have visited a sugar cane village, Palo Viejo where they ...

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Ridgewood Bible Church

Update #4 – August 8th Back at the SCORE complex a bit early today as we got a bit rained out in the village this afternoon. We had another excellent morning of VBS. Many children were already waiting in anticipation for us as our bus pulled up to the church. It’s VBS day #3, so ...

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Westside Baptist Church

Friday, July 26 This morning we enjoyed team time; sightseeing in the capital city of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo. We saw some famous sights together, visited the straw market, and had a wonderful lunch at The Hard Rock Café, Santo Domingo. We all enjoyed our burger and fries! We spent our afternoon at an ...

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Super Sports Week – D.Conrady

Super Sports Week – D.Conrady
Arrived safely in the Dominican. We are staying at the “Highlands”. It is an amazing facility. The athletes had the chance to get settled in, learn a little bit about SCORE and what we will be doing this week, played some volleyball and games to get to know each other a little better, and finished ...

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MBC Yakima, Basketball Team

Day 1 & 2 We can hardly believe it, Super Sports week has started and we have arrived. We got to Santo Domingo around 12:30 local time, SCORE picked us up and brought us to the Rawlings Complex in Boca Chica. We will be staying here for the week and it is beautiful. The first ...

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Tropical Storm Chantel

Thur. 8:30AM While Chantal has dissipated there are still storm clouds in our area. Still very overcast, but we are praying for sun to come out and dry out everything. All ministry has resumed today, but is limited due to standing water. The groups are anxious to get out and minister. We thanks everyone for ...

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Chapel Medical

Friday, June 7.   Today was a day of reflection and relaxation as we went to the local resort.  While there we had a wonderful day of sharing with each other what God has been doing in our lives.  While there we had the privilege to witness Rick, the new believer from yesterday, profess his new found faith ...

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Wheaton Women’s Basketball

Wheaton Women’s Basketball
UPDATE #1 (May 13) We left 40-degree temperatures when we departed Wheaton’s campus early this morning, only to arrive in Santo Domingo this afternoon and step out into a sunny day in the high-80′s. Today was primarily a travel day, and we were blessed to have smooth travels during the entire trip down to the ...

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Harrisburg Christian School

  DAY 6 — Time of Recreation and Reflection Even on a day that was suppose to be purely recreational, it concluded with an amazing time of reflection. We spent the day at Catalina Island, a small island off the southern coast of the Dominican Republic.  We took a small fishing boat to the island where ...

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Chattanooga Christian

DAY 7 “for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose.” Phil 2:13We spent the morning with Erica Jude at the Lily House. It was a blessing to spend time with the children, while Erica led the ladies through their daily devotion. Following the devotion time, ...

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SonRays Ministries

Tuesday, February 19, 2013   Our team spent the morning at the Lily House. We shared a story with the women about putting off the things of our old lives for the new things of life in Christ, and shared with their boys about sexual purity. The day ended with a challenge from SCORE missionary, ...

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Chapel Medical team 2

Chapel Medical team 2
Thursday, January 17. Today several member of our group went for one final sunrise devotional time at the side of the sea. They said it was beautiful which it usually is here in the DR. God shows his power and glory even in the creation he has given to us to enjoy. Then several members ...

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Chapel Medical Update

Thursday, January 10. This was the last full day for Team 1 to be here in the DR. What a beautiful day it was!!! It started with the team splitting into three groups. One group went to tour the hospital in San Pedro. Some of us had been there before and found it hard to ...

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Elkhart Christian, 11/5/12

Here is a testimony from a senior girl. I am having problems getting pictures to attach. Will continue to try: Hello! So out of this week, there have been many amazing memories. But I would have to say that yesterday was a pretty impacting one. Yesterday we were able to reveal the house we were working on ...

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Elkhart Christian, 11/4/12

Saturday 11/3 This afternoon was arguably the highlight of the trip for the majority of the senior class.  We left the SCORE complex at 10:30, and drove to the orphanage.  Half the group went straight to the building we have been working on, and the other half went to the current two bedroom house where ...

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Elkhart Christian, 11/3/12

Things got a little long yesterday, and last night I actually forgot to send something out.  We all spent the morning at the orphanage painting, and split up into three groups for the afternoon.  Two groups went to sugar cane villages, and a small group went back over to the orphanage to put the finishing ...

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Elkhart Christian, 11/1/12

Greetings, Today was a long day in the sun with a lot of hard work.  We shopped at a local market this morning followed by a walk through another market area in Santo Domingo.  The students will tell you about that in a bit.  After lunch we scaped & painted for another four hours at ...

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Elkhart Christian, 10/31/12

We’re finishing up lunch after a morning of ministry in two local villages. The students did a VBS for the local kids, and several moms & older teen/early 20s aged guys were there also. The kids sang songs, heard some bible stories, watched some skits, learned a verse & did a craft of the wordless ...

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Elkhart Christian, 10/30/12

CONFESSIONS OF A SLEEP DEPRIVED BUS DRIVER We’re settled in, well fed & watered & getting ready for a day of ministry.  Many of us are running on the last reserves that we have after no sleep last night, and only short cat naps on various forms of transportation today. The trip to Chicago was ...

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Elkhart Christian 11/4/12

Elkhart Christian 11/4/12
Trip update will be posted later today. For more photos, go to the SCORE International Facebook page by clicking the link below: SCORE INTERNATIONAL ...

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Youth Connections, 8/17/12

Thursday God is definitely at work here in the Dominican Republic.  The TPCBC Youth Connections team continues to function with a true sense of camaraderie and unity.  This morning, Darien & Jalen led devotionals.  Darien read 2 Timothy 1:7 and spoke about how much he has faced fears of the unknown and new and different experiences on...

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Youth Connection, 8/16/12

Wednesday 8/15 Update Today our mission team started the day with morning devotions led by Brianna Kinder, Natalie Harris, and Melanie Deggins. Inspired by the team’s visit to the village yesterday, their devotional message focused on the importance of appreciating what we have without complaining. They referenced Phillipians 4:12-16. After...

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Youth Connections – day 2, 8/15/12

Tuesday Our morning today started at 7am with praise and worship and devotions lead by Kyanna Waters and Christine whose topics were about trusting God and letting him lead their lives and a scripture reading by Ms. Debra. After breakfast we went to La Cubana, a sugar cane village. We spent the day interacting with ...

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Jacksonville Basketball, 8/15/12

Jacksonville visited a local sugarcane village. They had the opportunity to play some stickball with some of the young kids. They also distributed food, clothing, toothbrushes, soap and other MUCH needed supplies. On the court they cruised to a victory over Club La Fe’. Following their game we traveled to San Pedro de Macoris to ...

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Youth Connections Mission Team, 8/14/12

Greetings Family and Friends, WE MADE IT!! It has been a long day of traveling (we started at 2 am), but by God’s grace we landed safely in the Dominican Republic around 1:05 p.m. Although we had a few bumps along the way, we are happy to report that our entire 18 person team and ...

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Jacksonville Basketball, 8/14/12

Jacksonville Basketball, 8/14/12
Isaiah 55:8 ” For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are my ways your ways. What a day. The Jacksonville basketball team visited the orphanage in La Romana. They stopped by the Jumbo to purchase some food to distribute along with clothing, shoes, tooth brushes and other basic supplies. The coaches and players had ...

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Charleston Southern University

Charleston Southern University
MONDAY The team visited an orphanage in La Romana, Orfanato Ninos de Cristo. The players did an amazing job of connecting with the kids. They played games, jumped rope, tumbled, danced, laughed and some even cried when they left. Tomorrow is their “free” day. Some of the players were so moved that they asked to ...

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Super Sports Update, 7/28

Super Sports Update, 7/28
To view more photos, go to our SCORE International Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SCORE-International/102450015447 “3S Day” Shopping, Sightseeing and Sharing. The athletes had the chance to tour the city of Santo Dominigo. We also visisted the straw market to shop for some trinkettes. We have some shrewd barterers in...

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Super Sports Week, DR 7/27

Super Sports Week, DR 7/27
  To view more photos, go to our SCORE International Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SCORE-International/102450015447 Loooooong day yesterday. We left early in the morning to travel to Jackie’s House which is a home that SCORE supports that takes in children that prostitutes in the area have abandoned or abused. The house...

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Orchard Hills Church, 7/23

Orchard Hills Church. “Well we made it! We got in late last night with all of our luggage, so things are good! For those who weren’t aware, the VBS kids raised over $600 last week so we are looking into buying the shoes for the kids this week. Also, we were able to collect 11 ...

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Super Sports Week, Dominican Republic

Super Sports Week, Dominican Republic
To view photos, go to our SCORE International Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SCORE-International/102450015447 Tuesday From one extreme to the other. Today was an amazing day. The teams traveled to the middle of downtown Santo Domingo to play. We played in the area where the current President grew up and played basketball. Ironically...

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WEPC, 7/14

Hello to everyone back home!!! Alright, this is Chris, bloggin’ for the first time; how exciting! Sadly, today was our last full day in the Dominican Republic, and we definitely had some fun in God’s creation today. With our last day on the mission trip, we went to spend some time in the ocean with ...

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WEPC, 7/11

Wednesday Hola familia! Today we had many exciting adventures. We started out our day with an amazing breakfast, as always. Then we headed off to a village and had a vacation bible school with LOTS of children. Our group handed out toys to the children who were very, very, very appreciative. We sang songs with ...

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WEPC, 7/8-10

Hola todos!   SUNDAY: No worries, we made it here safely! We know you know that already. After we got settled in, we went to church in Santo Domingo on Sunday morning. It was a very contemporary service and we had earpieces with a person translating for us.  That was nice! After church we went ...

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Eastern Hills Church, 7/1

FRIDAY: “Today we treated ourselves to a snorkeling excursion on Catalina Island. If you google that name you can see for yourself just how beautiful it is! We fed fish on a coral reef in the morning and spent the afternoon on a pristine beach. We were exhausted on the trip home and have some ...

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Eastern Hills Church, 6/28

“We finally arrived in the DR at 6:30am after being delayed for several hours in both the Buffalo and NYC airports. We were exhausted but in good spirits. We slept for a couple of hours and then got ourselves organized and ready to venture out to a local village called La Cubana. We were immediately ...

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Triad Bats, 6/28

Hello again from the DR! I write on a Tuesday evening as we are finishing a very busy and rewarding day. We woke this morning about 6:30AM to the sound of hard rain, but it didn’t last long, and by breakfast it has stopped. After breakfast we headed to one of the sugarcane villages, stopping ...

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Triad Bats, 6/26

TRIAD BATS, GREENSBORO, NC Greetings everyone! I am excited to tell you that everything here had gone wonderfully well. The reason we have not posted daily updates is that the Internet hasn’t been operational. There are many wonderful details that we will share when we return. The visits to the villages and orphanages have truly ...

Jun 25, 12 • No Comments »

Triad Bats, 6/25

As of now, we have not received an update from this group. We have been in contact with the Director of the Rawlings facility and he said they are all fine. They do not have internet access at the place where they are staying, so we are working on a way to get an update. ...

Jun 15, 12 • No Comments »

Grassy Pond Baptist, 6/15/12

Hola!!! What a glorious and HOT day it has been in the Dominican Republic! God has truly opened my eyes on this trip. So many things I can’t wait to share with my family and friends. Today, we went to Monte Largo and painted the inside of the church and benches that members of Grassy ...

Jun 14, 12 • No Comments »

Grassy Pond Baptist, 6/14/12

Grassy Pond Baptist, 6/14/12
This trip has been amazing! And to think we only have one full day left is heart-breaking! Today, as usual, has been very hot, and very fun! The kids are amazing and have been such a blessing to see! I wish I could stay alot longer! It has been so awesome to see smiling kids ...

Jun 13, 12 • No Comments »

Grassy Pond Baptist, 6/13/12

Today was the best day because today after we came back form the first villiage we ate lunch. Then we headed to hand out the food bags. then i got to stay and share my testimony in front of all the adults. i was asked at the last moment so i kinda had to say ...

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Grassy Pond Baptist, 6/12/12

Hello Grassy Pond Family! We have had quite a busy day. This morning we went to the town of Aleman(spanish word for village of Germans), which was approximately 30 minutes from the Score complex. Once we arrived, we split up into our teams for Bible school. We had a craft station, recreation station, and a ...

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Grassy Pond Baptist, 6/8-9/12

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 Greetings from Dominican Republic.  It is Friday evening at 9:00 pm.  Our first group left Gaffney at 3 am this morning and arrived in the Dominican Republic around 12:30 pm.  Our second group has just left Miami enroute to the DR.  We have our assignment for Saturday already.  We will be doing ...

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FCA, Frederica 6/8/12

Hey everyone! AMAZING day here in the DR! We had a great morning with shopping/bargaining in the straw market and sightseeing. In the straw market, we all practiced our bargaining skills! Some of us even picked up a few pairs of VERY convincing fake Ray Bans. This market was like a maze that went on ...

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FCA Frederica 6/7/12

Hey everyone! Today was by far the day when we felt Him the most! We saw a man get saved in the church today in the village after he saw all of the food and blessings we delivered that God provided. A lot of amazing things happened today, and we know the blogs haven’t all ...