Dominican Republic – November 2019

Clinica Cristiana de Salud Integral in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican RepublicJoin members and friends of First Presbyterian Church, Nashville for a fall trip to the Dominican Republic during November 2 – 8, 2019.

Details: Lodging in San Juan de la Maguana is provided at the Solid Rock International Clinic and Guest House facility. Accommodations are good and secure — expect refreshing, cool showers and delicious hot meals in A.M. and P.M.  Both primary care medical and construction activities will be available to participants. .

Leaders: Dr. Jim Cato (internal medicine) and Dr. Betsy Triggs (pediatrician), will lead the medical part of trip. There will be both surgical (ENT & OB/GYN) and primary care teams. Mike Crout heads up the construction team.

Registration: $800 and copy of passport name page are due by August 1.

Cost: The total cost is estimated to be $1300 depending on airfare. This includes all lodging, ground transport and meals while in the Dominican Republic.

Participants are responsible for meals on travel days.

Scholarship: FPC members and others deemed essential medical personnel may apply for scholarship assistance to cover 50% of the trip. To apply, please Sandra Randleman (srandleman@fpcnashville.org) with answers to the following:

1) why you feel called to participate in this mission service opportunity;

2) how you hope to grow in faith by participating in this mission service opportunity;

3) why you have a financial need; and

4) the amount of scholarship being requested

Vaccinations: Although vaccinations are not mandatory for travel in the DR at this time, we recommend that all team members have an up-to-date tetanus shot as well as Hepatitis A and B vaccinations. Please talk to your health care provider and decide together if anything further is appropriate for you.

Contact Annette Crout (615-298-9507 or missions@fpcnashville.org) with questions.

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