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2015 Dominican Republic Team Updates

DR Team

High Point Church has a partnership through Hands of Hope with the community of El Amirante in the Dominican Republic. This year we had two teams that went – an adult team and a student team. Check out the updates from each day!

Team 1 Updates

July 14: Our arrival in Santo Domingo

July 15: Home visits, medical clinic, construction, community reception

July 16: Home visits, education, VBS, constructing bathrooms

July 17: Prodigal Son & Elder Brother, homes, hugs, happiness

July 18: Foot-washing, community tour, mentoring

July 19-20: We’re heading home from the DR, so what happened in us, what happens next

Team 2 Updates 

July 22: Day 1

July 23: Day 2

July 24: Day 3

July 25: Day 4

Year End Gift Helps Missionary Purchase SUV

High Point Church’s Year End gift continues to impact the lives of many across the globe, and the mission work of Martires Olivero in the Dominican Republic is some of the latest to fall in that category.

Part of HPC’s gift was sent to Martires for the purchase of an SUV for better travel within his ministry to get from community to community (especially for when it rained and the roads were flooded) and for traveling with hosts churches when they came to help from the US.

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Generosity Restores Life After Typhoon

Their rebuilt in Manila has brought restoration and peace to Rene's family.
Their rebuilt house in Manila brought restoration and peace to Rene’s family.

When Typhoon Haiyan tore through Southeast Asia in November 2013, it was one of the strongest, most devastating tropical cyclones ever recorded. With its death toll reaching more than 6,300 people, Haiyan also left many lives and homes in shambles.

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Overwhelmed by God’s Provision

For those of you who do not know Dennis and Ellen Hierl and their daughter Brooklyn, they are a family that are a part of High Point Church. You may recognize the names from the Sunday morning prayer requests asking you to pray for healing for Dennis from a brain tumor. It’s been quite the journey for them – but as anyone will see when you read their blog, they are trusting the Lord through it all and depending on Him each step of the way. We wanted to share the most recent ways this family saw God provide in their lives and what He’s been teaching them most recently. 

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