Dominican Republic Open Team

Project Full
June 4 - 14, 2015
Dominican Republic
Participation Fee
What's Included


Join Maranatha volunteers as we build a new church for the Sinai congregation near Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The members of this church have been meeting for nineteen years, and there are currently 44 members who gather in a very old, rundown church. The roof leaks every time it rains, making it very difficult for meetings to be held there. The members were slated to have their new church built in December of 2014, but the project had to be postponed due to funding. Now Maranatha is moving forward, and the congregation is excited to welcome the Maranatha volunteers who will be the answer to their prayers. This project will also consist of several community outreach opportunities including children’s ministry programs.


One Day Church Block Walls

Children’s Ministry Program

Community Outreach

David Shull,
Project Coordinator
Judy Shull,
Project Coordinator
Thursday, June 4
Arrival in Santo Domingo
Friday, June 5
Orientation and first work day
Saturday, June 6
Worship with the local congregation
Sunday, June 7
Work days with midweek excursion
Saturday, June 13
Worship with the local congregation
Sunday, June 14
Departure from Santo Domingo
ARRIVALPlease plan to arrive in Santo Domingo (airport code SDQ) on Thursday, June 4.Please wait for confirmation from Maranatha before purchasing your airfare to ensure there is still space on the project.
DEPARTUREPlease plan to depart from Santo Domingo (SDQ) on Sunday, June 14.
Travel Information

Volunteers will purchase their own plane tickets to the capital city of Santo Domingo. Please wait for confirmation before purchasing your airfare to ensure that there is still space on the project. Once in the Dominican Republic, volunteers will travel together by bus to the project location.

Travel Resources

Azumano Travel:
800-454-4099 or by email with Erle at

Butler Travel:
503-879-5005 or by email with Nathanael at


When contacting the Azumano or Butler travel agencies, make sure you mention Maranatha for the best fares.

Isla Catalina

The Dominican Republic is known for white sand beaches and beautiful Caribbean weather. During the project, the group will take a trip to Isla Catalina. The beaches on the island are quintessential Caribbean beaches complete with white sand, warm water, and palm trees. The tour includes snorkeling equipment. There will also be opportunities to purchase souvenirs in the colonial district of Santo Domingo.

Dominican Republic Facts & Figures


Santo Domingo


10.85 Million




Tropical maritime. Little seasonal variation


Roman Catholic 95%


Dominican Peso

Entry Requirements
  • All passports must be valid for at least six months from the dates of intended return.
  • eTicket online form (includes, customs and immigration forms)
Medical Requirements & Precautions
Contact Us Want to speak with someone at Maranatha directly? Please call our office at 916.774.7700 to speak with a volunteer specialist. Alternatively, you can send us an email.