Physical Therapy Ministry & Chariots of Cielo Update

The following article was written by our ministry partner, Deanna Lusty. Deanna and a team of therapists, technicians, and teachers have been working with us for the past several years developing our Rehabilitation Ministry for Special-Needs Children.  


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Raising the Roof

A 13-year-old dream is becoming a reality.

Our new ministry center/gymnasium is going up at a record pace.

  • The first two floors are up and the steel girders, which will support the roof, are being prepared to go on in

The Positive Side of Sponsorship

The Mission Emanuel Child Sponsorship Program is in a great place right now! As of today, all of our children have been sponsored for this school year. Our Winter and Spring projects were full of people who became new …

20th Anniversary

Join us for a celebration in Cielo, Santo Domingo!

Our special 20th Anniversary event will be held on Sunday, October 18th, 2015

If you are interested in the one-week mission trip from October 17-23 or 17-24, 2015, please contact Holly …


12th Annual Women’s Trip

Our annual women’s trip has just concluded for yet another year. Gayle Edwards, trip leader, said,”This was the best one yet!” (Which she says each year.) For us at Mission Emanuel, it is the way these ladies come from all …

And we’re off!

The New Year has begun at Mission Emanuel with several groups already hitting the ground in the DR to build and bless the people there. One area that we have been gently and slowly going in to is, Quita Sueño. …

A Christmas “Fiesta”

The Dominican Fiesta Hotel in Santo Domingo partners with Mission Emanuel through out the year housing Americans who stay at their hotel while they serve with us in Cielo. These photos show this year’s annual Christmas party they gave for …

Update from the October “Open” Trip

Sponsor Children Christmas Photos

For you sponsors who are in our Child Sponsorship Program, you can be looking forward to some pretty adorable Christmas cards that will arrive in your mailbox next month. Thanks to Bob Heimall and Lorraine Thoms

Heath news: “Chikungunya”

Chikungunya is a difficult word to say and an even worse viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes.

Victims have great joint pain, headaches, and fevers.

Chikungunya has hit the Dominican Republic like a hurricane leaving many people sick and in pain. …