Uriel & Becky Castrillon
Uriel and Becky met and got married in 1986 while Uriel was on staff at Evangel Cathedral Church of God in Middle River, MD. Becky was serving on staff at her parents church, House of Prayer, in Cleveland, OH. In 1988 they planted the All Nations Church of God in Baltimore, MD. Later on, they served on staff at the House of Prayer church from 1991 till 1997 when they moved as full-time missionaries to the southern area of Dominican Republic in the town of Barahona along with their four small children. After nine years of evangelistic and church planting ministry they returned stateside and served on staff at Reimage Church, Winterville, NC from 2006 untill May of 2011. Uriel served as Associate Pastor and Becky as Administrative Assistant to the Child Development Center. Uriel continues to oversee DR Mission and also serves as assistant pastor at Life Source International Church in Baltimore, MD in charge of Hispanic Ministries overseeing 15 latin churches in the U.S., Colombia and the Dominican Republic. He also serves as a Chaplain for the Baltimore Police Department.
Tomás came to faith in Christ at the age of eight in the town of Cristobal under the ministry of Uriel and Becky. He grew up to become shepherd of the church in Cristobal as well as a respected and sought after community leader. In 2009 Plan International sent Tomas to Bogota, Colombia to receive training in Preservation of Natural Resources. Tomas serves as consultant to the mayor of Cristobal in this area. In 2010 he was named most outstanding young man of the Province (or State) of Independencia by the Dominican Republic Ministry of Youth. In 2011 Tomas received an award from the Office of the First Lady of the Nation in recognition of his leadership as a community leader. Tomás and Arielina married in 2014. He serves as National Overseer of the 10 churches, 2 feeding centers and 2 pre-school centers of DR Mission.
Kenyi & Mirna Matos
Regional Supervisor (Santiago Churches)
Kenyi and Mirna Matos worked for years with Compassion International near the city of Santiago in the Dominican Republic. They started a new church and children’s program in downtown Santiago in 2013. Mirna is a Pediatrician who looks after the health of the children and also co-pastors the church. They currently serve 100 children three days per week. Kenyi oversees five of our churches in the city of Santiago.
Arcadio has been a farmer all his life, and has lived in the mountains of Polo for over 40 years . In 2005 DR Mission assisted Arcadio in planting a church in his community of Los Arroyos where he is known by his nickname “Pastor Niñín.”
(U.S. Office Manager)
Miriam, the second born child of the Castrillon family, grew up in the Dominican Republic. Today she serves as DR Mission’s office manager in the United States. She owns “Amiguitos,” a Spanish Language, learning experience program for preschool children. Miriam and her husband Steven are active in their local church and reside in Winterville, North Carolina.