Connect Outreach

Short Term Outreaches

Interested and have questions?  Before committing, please submit your questions here.

If you are committed to going on a trip please complete the application form.


Donate to a Short-Term Outreach here. 

Please specify the team you are supporting in the notes!

Each financial contribution designated towards a specific team member will be used as designated with the understanding that if they reach their full support or withdraw from the outreach, the remaining restricted contributions will be used where most needed as directed by the Missions Office.

All donations over $50 will be issued tax receipts at the end of the year.


Rwanda 2020

  • Mission Agency/Partner: World Relief (USA)
  • Team Leader(s): Pastor Tracy Minke
  • Length of Trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: February 22 - March 5, 2020
  • Deadline for Applications: August 5, 2019
  • Number of Team Members: 5-10, including leaders
  • Estimated Cost: $1800 + airfare

This trip offers the opportunity to visit, encourage and care for the local churches in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. You will engage with and learn from our partners at World Relief how their ministry empowers the local church to rise up and be the hands and feet of God in their own communities. You will meet, work with, pray for and encourage local pastors as they give hope to their churches and communities.

Uganda 2020

  • Missions Agency/Partner:  International Needs (Uganda)
  • Team Leader(s): Chantelle Schmidt
  • Length of Trip: 2 Weeks
  • Time of year: February 28-March 10, 2020
  • Deadline for Applications: August 12, 2019
  • Number of Team Members: 5 – 10 including leaders
  • Estimated Cost: $800 plus airfare

This trip offers the opportunity to serve alongside our partner International Needs Uganda, as they minister to the people of Buikwe. We will come alongside as they serve to alleviate spiritual and material poverty through their many programs. While the exact activities of the team will be guided by the needs of our partner, there will be key focus opportunities for the team. IN Uganda operates three schools in the Buikwe district, and CrossRoads has recently partnered with the High School to build a girls’ dormitory, in addition to the science laboratory completed a number of years ago. The team will support the educational programs in a variety of ways which could involve spending significant time with the youth while they attend school, participating in campus activities, and/or supporting the school staff in a multitude of ways. Other opportunities will involve learning about and participating in the IN Child Sponsorship program, Village Savings and Loans groups etc. Crossroads has partnered with this organization since 2008; your presence on this team will strengthen the long-term relationship our church has with IN Uganda and the community of Buikwe. You will be a gift to those you meet!