Thursday, June 29, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 2 Comments
I often tell the students church should feel more like a family.  That’s hard to accomplish back in America within our own language and culture.  It can be a little more challenging in a completely different country.  Over the course of our time here in the Dominican Republic the team has not onl...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 tnelson Pastor Tim Nelson No comments
By Kathy Bergquist On May 18, 1972, a 10 – year – old girl’s life suddenly changed when she attempted to cross Hwy 7 in Hopkins. No one will ever know why little Becky went across while her friends hesitated on the shoulder. But the impact of the motorcycle left an indelible mark on B...
Sunday, June 25, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 3 Comments
Hello people! It’s Grace Barnhart here. This trip has been CRAZY and amazing and totally God filled. Today we held a big youth conference here at HQ in La Salle. We invited all the teens from Los Higos and El Montana. We actually got a really great turn out! There was a significantly larger numbe...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 4 Comments
Hey Everyone, We are approaching the halfway mark of our trip and I would love to fill you in on how things are going.  Our team is ministering in two communities, El Montana and Los Higos.  We have served in several capacities including: painting two houses, laying down a paved entranced into th...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 1 Comment
Hello, my name is Hannah Eide. This morning we got in the vans to head to Los Calabazos. I got in the van dedicated to silence, we called it the “quiet van”. We have been around our team the whole time and need time to process what we have gotten to see and do. We went to Los Calabazo...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip No comments
Hello! My name is Megan Jensen, I am 16 years old. Today was a full day I woke up and went on a run, which I recommend never to do, I was super sore! Right after breakfast we all got into our vans, I ride in the Juan party bus. We arrived late because we were exchanging money, so when we got ther...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip No comments
Day four being Sunday, we didn’t get a lot of shots of the teams. Sun rise in Jarabacoa Adeliz Bernny Daniel
Monday, June 19, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 1 Comment
Holding the kids Holding the kids some more Holding the kids a lot All of the kids in the village helped build the road The photography prodigy ...
Saturday, June 17, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 5 Comments
On the first full day in the Dominican Republic, we met our translators, and prayed over each team serving in Los Higos and El Montana. Shot in Los Higos Shot in Jarabacoa Shot in Jarabacoa S...
Friday, June 09, 2017 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 1 Comment
Caught in between excitement and scared,  in between feeling prepared and expecting to be caught of guard, in between trusting in the Lord and tentative for what lies ahead.  It’s a wide range of emotions and thoughts flooding those of us readying ourselves to go to the Dominican Republic. ...