July 2-9, 2024

Come and Serve with Us

Family Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic!

The summer can be so busy with camps and trips but have you considered taking your family on a mission trip to serve others? Join For the Widow Ministries for a mission trip to Barahona, Dominican Republic to serve the most beautiful widows and share the gospel of Jesus Christ to the community. The focus of this trip is “Families Serving Together” but anyone can join us!  This is a great opportunity for parents and kids (12+) to be the hands and feet of Jesus together!

Note: We have a suggested age limit for children to join us but you know your child. We are open to discussing a child younger than 12 joining us. We will explain what will be required and expected and then you can decide if your child is ready.

Trip Lead: Meredith Chase
Dates: July 2-9, 2024
Location: Barahona, Dominican Republic
Cost: $800/person + flight cost (The total cost of the trip is approximately $1,600 to $1,700 per person depending on where you are flying from.)

The $800/person paid to For the Widow Ministries includes ground transportation, food, lodging, and translators. Each participant is responsible for booking and paying directly for their flight. However, we can help with this if needed or desired! The only additional money you will need to bring is for souvenirs and a tip for the staff. You may tip whatever you feel led to give but this amount is typically $30-40 per person.

Lodging and Food Details:

The For the Widow Mission House in Barahona is a secure, gated, two-story home where we will stay during the trip. It is owned by a local family and managed by a pastor. For many years, the home has been used to host missionaries. The mission house is air conditioned with 6 bedrooms for comfortable sleeping. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are cooked and provided by the For the Widow team daily. The food is a combination of local cuisine with some American options. Bottled and filtered water is provided as the water is unsafe to drink.

Flight Details:

Each participant is responsible for booking their flight. All flights must arrive in Santo Domingo (SDQ), Dominican Republic by 2:00 pm on the day of arrival. Returning flights to the U.S. must depart no earlier than 2:00 pm.

Schedule Details:

On day 1, we will fly into Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. We will be greeted by our local program director at the airport where we will board an air-conditioned tour bus and travel 4 hours to Barahona, Dominican Republic where we will remain for the duration of the trip. We will have one scheduled stop for a restroom and snack break.

For the next 6 days, we will visit each of the widows in the program and will focus on building relationships, prayer, sharing the gospel, and encouraging them in their faith. We will complete any projects needed to support the widows. We will have many opportunities to share the gospel and minister to the people in the community. In the middle of the week, we will take a morning to enjoy some local scenery and shop at the market for souvenirs.

On day 8, we will return to the airport in Santo Domingo and fly home.

Signing Up to Participate:

If you have multiple people from your family joining the trip, we will need you to complete the form for each member of your family or team. Once this form is completed we will reach out to you with more details and will send an invoice for the cost of the trip.

2024 Mission Trip Participation Form

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