Join the KSLT/KLMP/The Point Radio Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic
June 6 - 16, 2013.

Registration is full, we'll see you in June!

In the northern city of Santiago, Dominican Republic, there is a place where One Child Matters children gather to hear about the Word of God and are transformed by its message of salvation. These children live in a community where poverty and a need for God has left most inhabitants hopeless about their future. Passionate about sharing the gospel and the hope found in Jesus, a local pastor and his small congregation is working hard alongside One Child Matters to bring change to the community. The journey however, has not been easy.

Dwindling funds, unfinished construction, and tropical rains have forced the congregation (as well as the One Child Matters children’s ministry) to meet in whatever location they can find. Without proper shelter, families of the children are beginning to show signs of concern and even impatience. As a response, One Child Matters has agreed to provide temporary shelters while two teams are recruited to repair and complete permanent facilities in June and July mission trips. And that is where you come in.

We need you and 39 fellow believers to join us on June 6th as we travel to the Caribbean to strengthen this ministry and encourage this little church. The leaders and staff at this project have prayed for years for completion of their facilities -- YOU are going to be the answer to their prayers!

Along the way we will worship together, spend a day at the beach, meet some lifelong friends, and have lots of fun. As we do every year, One Child Matters is teaming up with KSLT, KLMP, and The Point to bring you this opportunity.  Don’t let this be the year you let another excuse get in the way. Now is the time!

Be the arms and feet of Jesus and join us as we help this community in need.

Important Information

Feb 28: Registration and $300 non-refundable trip deposit due
March 20: 1st payment due - $650
April 20:  2nd payment due - $650 
May 20: Final payment due - $595

Mandatory Orientation Meeting: May 11th at 10 a.m.
Destiny Four Square Church
1001 E Philadelphia St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Located behind K-Mart

Trip Cost: $2,195
Trip Capacity: 40

What does this pay for?
Includes: all meals, accommodations, flights, transportation, building supplies, excursions, and gratuities.
Excludes: meals in transit, souvenirs, and elective entertainment. 

The team will stay at a local guest house owned and operated by American missionaries. The rooms will be simple with a mix of bunk beds and private rooms. All rooms have standard electrical outlets. Restrooms and showers are private but housed in separate bath houses for men and women. All meals will be prepared and eaten at the guest house except for the sack lunches we will bring to the project.


Dates Depart Arrive Flight Info
June 6, 2013 Rapid City   
June 7, 2013 Denver
New York
Jet Blue 0098
June 7, 2013  New York
Jet Blue 0831
June 15, 2013    Santiago
New York   
Jet Blue 0834
June 15, 2013    New York
Jet Blue 0097
June 16, 2013    Denver
Rapid City   









Other Information

AGE LIMIT: The minimum age to participate is 14. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent; all applications are subject to approval.  

PLEASE NOTE: A valid passport is required for travel but is not required at time of application. All passports MUST be valid 6 months after the mission trip. The traveler is responsible for seeking medical advice concerning updating your immunizations. Further information on medical and safety preparations for the trip will be provided following approval of each traveler's application.

NEED HELP? If you have a unique situation or questions that are not addressed here, please feel free to email the Trip Coordinator, Katie Newman, at knewman@onechildmatters.org or call 719.481.0400 ext. 202.


June 6

Depart Rapid City at 1pm by bus. Depart from Denver at 12am.
June 7 Arrive in Santiago at 3:12pm, eat dinner, check in, and head to bed.
June 8 Arrive at the project by late morning. Meet the staff and children and begin construction work.
June 9  Church at the project. After church we will walk through the community and stop by some homes of children in the project. In the evening we will see the city monument and do some shopping.  
June 10 Continue construction work on the classrooms all day.
June 11 Continue construction work on the classrooms all day.
June 12 Vacation Bible School with the children. All the children from the project will join us. As a team we will coordinate our own bible lessons, games, and activities. It will be an all-day event.
June 13 Continue construction work on the classrooms all day.
June 14 Beach Day. We will drive 2 hours to the beach where we will relax and play on the beach of a resort town in the northern part of the country.
June 15 Depart early morning for the airport. Depart Santiago at 10:00am and arrive back in Denver at 12am. We will grab our bags and the bus back to Rapid City.
June 16 Arrive in Rapid City early morning. You'll be back home with a full day to sleep before a new week starts.


Trip Deposits and Payments

Your seat is NOT reserved until we receive a deposit. All mission trip money is tax-deductible and therefore non-refundable as specified by the IRS.  One Child Matters sends gift receipts at the end of every month.  If your payment is made after the 17th, your receipt will be sent the following month. 

To pay for your trip you can...

Send a check to One Child Matters, Attn: Trip Coordinator, 15475 Gleneagle Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Be sure to follow these instructions for ALL checks both personal as well as from friends and family.

  • Make the check out to One Child Matters.
  • Leave the memo line blank. If your name is on the check, kindly ask them to send a new check.
  • Ask that the check be sent directly to you. Collect checks and send them together before the deadline.


Pay via credit card by calling the Trip Coordinator, Katie Newman, at 719.481.0400 ext. 202.