Testimony just in from COI Dominican Republic:
“We had a tremendous and blessed outreach this past week with COI in the Dominican Republic. COI DR Base Director Elson and his team hosted our group so well again. We have such a great working relationship with them. I like how Elson organizes so many different evangelistic opportunities and the variety of venues is so good. We also have the benefit of the ongoing partnership with Pastor Freddy and the Santa Fe School. We had the incredible blessing of baptizing two of our own students on the trip this year. One of them was a student from Korea who came to school 3 years ago as an agnostic and through the teaching of the Word of God, friendship and prayer of his fellow classmates has net the Lord in a beautiful way. There were not too many dry eyes of his classmates or teachers as he proclaimed Jesus and was baptized in the DR! Thanks again to COI for another impacting outreach!”
G. Preston, Hillcrest Lutheran Academy
The beauty of the Dominican Republic stands in contrast with the physical and spiritual poverty of many on the island. Many nominally claim Catholicism as their religion but have no understanding of a personal relationship with God. The evangelical church is growing, and many are coming to know Christ as their personal Lord.
They are anxious to have mission groups come and encourage them. Medical and sports teams, vacation Bible schools, sharing at our schools, construction projects can all be part of the work God is doing in the Dominican Republic. Outreach opportunities are endless! Come join us in this exciting, very popular, mission field!
COI’s 16 years of hands-on experience pioneering Central Florida missions gives us expertise at making your Florida outreach a success! In 1997, COI started receiving teams in Indian River County. Because there was nothing like it in the area,COI’s influence in Florida grew. Our faithfulness and experience has created an impact affecting the entire region.
Over the years,hundreds of volunteers and mission teams have been blessed, serving with COI in Florida. We have found that doing outreach and community service here (domestic missions) is safe, warm, economical, fun, and a great way to touch lives in our own country!
Today, COI is building and strengthening our legacy of outreach and service in Florida. Our International HQ remains in Vero Beach. There are lots of good ministry opportunities in Florida, so we have expanded to include Orlando, and we are working on Tampa-St. Pete area for 2015.