Dominican Republic Photo Album

Photo's from the Dominican Republic.

Here are some photos from the youth camp that was held Jan. 1-4. They show the worship services, Franklin Pimental (<i>a singer</i>), and the small group Bible studies that are held during camp. Here are some photos from the youth camp that was held Jan. 1-4. They show the worship services, Franklin Pimental (a singer), and the small group Bible studies that are held during camp. Here are some photos from the youth camp that was held Jan. 1-4. They show the worship services, Franklin Pimental (<i>a singer</i>), and the small group Bible studies that are held during camp.
Here are some photos from the youth camp that was held Jan. 1-4. They show the worship services, Franklin Pimental (<i>a singer</i>), and the small group Bible studies that are held during camp. Here are some photos from the youth camp that was held Jan. 1-4. They show the worship services, Franklin Pimental (<i>a singer</i>), and the small group Bible studies that are held during camp.
Gary Klein examines a girl in the Clinic Gary Klein examines a girl in the Clinic. You can take a Missions Trip to work in a Medicial Clinic like this one. You can take a Missions Trip to work in a Medicial Clinic like this one.
Abigail is 1 year old, walking, and into everything. Abigail is 1 year old, walking, and into everything. People listen to preaching while waiting to see the doctor. People listen to preaching while waiting to see the doctor.
Baptism after clinic.

Bucket burgade as Keokuk Missions group helps build camp kitchen. This being an inside wall. Beth Diereks and Scott Faber among the group. July 1997 Cactus fence with palms seen in the distant hills. July 1997 Cactus fence. July 1997 How the Clinic is setup. 1997 Church in Cuerpope Cristo, supported by Keokuk, IA Keokuk, IA group photos from July 1997 trip. Alberto taking a ride in Ambulance from airport back to Gary Klein's place. Kassie, Scott, and Clint Faber, Lori Klein also. July 1997 A tarantula found in the ladies shower stall @ Christian camp, July 1997


Gary Klein treating a Dominican patient.


Alberto preaches to those waiting to visit Gary Klein in the open air clinic. 1999 Lynette, Abigail, and Alberto Rivas, 1999 Watching over those waiting to see Gary Klein @ an outdoor clinic. July 1997 Witnessing after a clinic, which is done the next day, door to door, by various teams.


Abigail and Lynette when Abigail just turned one in March, 2000. Abigail and Lynette when Abigail just turned one in March, 2000. Hubito with motorcycle. He was very pleased to get this. 2000 Abigail in October 2000

Cristian Lupas and Alberto Rivas, July 2001 Drilling on new church pewes in July 2001 Driveway showing open garage which is where Church is held. Alberto taking out the trash from there home in Monte Cristi. July 2001 Rivas Family July 2001, Lynette, Alberto, Abigail. Row of kids learning their Sunday School lesson. July 2001


People preparing for baptisms following a clinic. 2002 People preparing for baptisms following a clinic, 2002 Children watching a puppet show in February 2002
Lynette, Abigail, and Alberto @ Dierkes' back yard, Brentwood, TN, October 3, 2002 Sunday School in Monte Cristi, February 2002 Teens playing volleyball in Monte Cristi, February 2002 Tuesday night Bible Study, July 2002
Basketball court is nearly completed by missions team, July 2002. Camp cooking for Missions group in July 1997 Pouring concrete for the basketball court by missions teams July 2002

Jonathan David Rivas born December 21 at 10:25 a.m., 7 lbs. 4 oz. 50 cm long, Jonathan arrived in a hurry through an emergency c-section. Jonathan David Rivas born December 21 at 10:25 a.m., 7 lbs. 4 oz. 50 cm long, Jonathan arrived in a hurry through an emergency c-section. Jonathan, Lynette Rivas on the Hospital bed, 12/21/2002 Jonathan, Lynette Rivas on the Hospital bed, 12/21/2002
Alberto, Abigail, Jonathan, & Lynette Rivas on the Hospital bed, 12/21/2002 Alberto, Abigail, Jonathan, & Lynette Rivas on the Hospital bed, 12/21/2002 Marsha (Lynette's sister) holding Jonathan Rivas in Monti Cristi home in DR. January 16, 2003 Marsha (Lynette's sister) holding Jonathan Rivas in Monti Cristi home in DR. January 16, 2003
Jonathan Rivas sleeping in Abigail's arms @ home (Monti Cristi), January 16, 2003 Jonathan Rivas sleeping in Abigail's arms @ home (Monti Cristi), January 16, 2003 Abigail Rivas cuddles Jonathan, 01/16/2003 Abigail Rivas cuddles Jonathan, 01/16/2003
Lynette, Abigail, Lynette's Mom holding the new baby, Jonathan, and Marsha. January 16, 2003 Lynette, Abigail, Lynette's Mom holding the new baby, Jonathan, and Marsha. January 16, 2003 Abigail in Papi's boots, February 2003 Abigail in Papi's boots, February 2003

Baby Jonathan in January 2003 Missions group working on the house in Monte Cristi. May 2003 Potential Church foundation, spring 2003 Potential Church foundation, spring 2003 The entire Rivas family together, Jonathan, Lynette, Abigail, and Alberto. January 2003 VBS activity with missions group from Kentucky. May 2003 VBS activity with missions group from Kentucky. May 2003 VBS activity with missions group from Kentucky. May 2003 Alberto visiting Lynette's crypt after funeral.


Elm Morro, the name of the beach near Monte Cristi. Missions group from Franklin, TN, August 2003 Luggage going to Monte Cristi with August Missions trip from Frankin, 2003 Removing posts @ ballfield, August 2003 Installing new wooden posts, such as they are, ballfield, August 2003 Amie takes a pick to the post hole. Metal posts are cut to size for ballfield. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Abigail is helping cut the posts for the ball field, August 2003. Alberto and Isaias review posts @ ballfield. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Break time @ ballfield. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Abigail and Jonathan are geting baths. August 2003 Sunday School in Monte Cristi. August 2003 Isaias Garcia leads worship in Church. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Cooking rice. August 2003 Relaxing after evening services and a hard day. Pool table was rough. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Someo of the shells collected. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Church service, almost in the dark. Monte Cristi. Franklin missions team, August 2003 Lifting the fence into position @ ballfield. Franklin missions team, August 2003 The Franklin missions team has completed putting up the fence around teh ball field to keep the goats out. August 2003 Alberto visiting Lynette's crypt along with Isaias Garcia and Beth Dierkes. August 2003 Cristy Anderson and Jon Bell relax. August 2003 Chris Wilson finds McDonalds in the Dominican Republic. Tim Park finds a mailbox in the Dominican Republic. August 2003


Abigail, Alberto, and Jonathan Rivas   Jonathan, Alberto, and Abigail, December 2003


Alberto, Jonathan, and Abigail Rivas, March 2005   Juan de Leon and his fiancée, Carol     Property in Madre   Teen Group Members Lead Singing for Sunday Worship Service   Sports Ministry is taking off.  The Ball Field.   View of the new worship center from Alberto’s roof
Johnathan, Alberto, Abigail Rivas in Jan 2006
The roof goes up on the Monti Cristi church.  July 2007
Zach Allen and Josh Martin, June 2008 in Monti Cristi.  If you look closely, you can see an island in the background of the picture.  After the baptisms, Josh and Zac swam to it with a man from the church named Arismendy.  They promised not to do it again.

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