La Romana: 130,000 people; known as the ‘beautiful village,’ it is popular for its beaches and tourist economy. Much of the population is Roman Catholic with a mixture of Spiritism and nominalism.
% of Evangelical Believers: 23% (Religion in Latin America: Widespread Change in a Historically Catholic Region, November 2014, Pew Research Center)
Primary Religious Views: The majority of Dominicans (57%) identify as Catholic but with very limited understanding of what they believe.
Dominican Republic does not require a visa but you will need a passport
Work while there: Working with a local church planter, Mr. Gilberto. We will be prayer-walking, sharing the gospel, inviting locals to church services and possibly working with school-age and university students.
Cost of the Trip:
Total: appx $1,400
Application Deadline: March 31