SAMS-USA Ministry In

Dominican Republic

Interested in Ministry to Dominican Republic?

SAMS-USA missionaries partner with Anglican/Episcopal churches in this region to grow the Kingdom of God. We hope you will be encouraged or inspired by these stories and reports from current and former missionaries in the field. We also encourage you to consider becoming a sender to this part of the world.

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Cathy’s Caribbean Quarterly – Dec 2017

Cathy’s Caribbean Quarterly – Dec 2017

This past hurricane season was a rough one throughout the Caribbean as I’m sure you’ve heard.  Hurricane Maria is the one who inflicted the most damage to the Dominican Republic, but thankfully we didn’t have the significant damage that many of the other islands suffered.  Thankfully God moved hearts to make gifts to improve housing this past year and we’ve assisted 9 families so far to improve their living circumstances. 

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Cathy Caribbean Quarterly

Cathy Caribbean Quarterly

Summer is always an intense time for me. The heat is tremendous and with air conditioning, a very limited commodity, it takes its toll. I remember flexibility being one of the characteristics that Peace Corps was interested in for potential volunteers. It seems to be the same for missionaries. This summer term I started with 2 classes and ended with 4.

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Cathy’s Caribbean Quarterly 10th Anniversary Edition

Cathy’s Caribbean Quarterly 10th Anniversary Edition

When I moved to the Dominican Republic 10 years ago, I didn’t know how long I would be here, and I still don’t know.  Throughout these 10 years, the ministry has morphed from primarily treating patients needing physical therapy, to primarily teaching Dominican physical therapy students, which certainly has a greater impact on how Dominicans are treating their patients.  God has been very active throughout these years here, preparing me all along through relationships established and experience gained for each phase of the ministry. 

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Hurdles

Dear Partners in mission,                                                      Nov. 15th 2016                When I was in 9th and 10th grade I ran hurdles in track and enjoyed the challenge of…

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Cathy’s Caribbean Quarterly

Cathy’s Caribbean Quarterly

Elena and Ana, two of the therapists I’ve worked with in the past, had dreams of opening a
PT clinic, using space at the Clinica Episcopal Esperanza y Caridad. The bit of funding that they had to help get started, however, went to another purpose so that dream folded. But the story…

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