Why Choose COI
Christian Outreach International is a global mission sending agency, specializing in short-term projects. To date, COI, has provided close to 30,000 with a life changing mission/outreach experience. Each year we mobilize between 300-400 participants to one of our fun ministry sites. Our missionaries and team leaders have successfully led fruitful COI outreaches to over 50 countries, including here in the USA!
Leaders in short-term missions for 30 years, our hands-on, mission know-how has made us a recognized, trusted, and sought after mission sending organization. You’re highly selective when is comes to your mission time, money and effort, so we offer outreaches that will meet your needs and expectations, whether you are a family, individual, first time group, or a group looking for new sites, or a new organization.
Our experience in short-term missions commits us to matching you and/or your team to the outreach site and service options that will accomplish your ministry goals, and utilize your skills and talents. Excellence in customization, communicating with you the entire way. We can also assist you in training your team, and in fundraising techniques, as you need us to.
Each COI ministry site is purposely geared to your mission being fruitful. We are committed to run our outreaches in places not highly trafficked by dozens of other mission teams. And, if we go to a site frequently, we are sure we can offer a specific outreach, or event unique to each team.
Our short-term expertise makes life easier for you and your mission. We provide safe, clean, cost effective, and well organized short term mission/outreach projects. You leave the details to us, and we leave the ministry to you.
Our dedication to answering God’s call to missions challenges us to make your time with us an impacting, life changing, experience. During your week of ministry, we model, train, and impart a heart for God, and how to work as His laborer. We’re passionate in raising up Christ-followers who are dedicated to Kingdom service.
Our conviction that the most effect ministry is relational motivates us to understand your short and long term mission objectives. We will help you reach your goals, develop your plan and program. Since we have deliberately collaborated relationships at our sites, our groups and participants can continue to meet a legitimate needs there throughout the year, and the fruit from your trip is maintained, long after your outreach is finished.
Our program allows us to get to know you, work with you, and offer many different levels and experiences in outreach. You and/or your team can start with domestic outreach, move on to international or disaster response, and then take our classes to become a COI group leader yourself. We have many “Alumni” groups and individuals that partner with COI as “their personal mission program”.
We maintain longstanding, committed relationships with our groups, alumni, partner ministries and missionaries,creating an effective and long lasting effort to building the Kingdom.
WHO GOES OUT WITH COI?
Contact us about yourself, your family, or your Church group, Mission team, Small group, Leadership team, Woman’s group, Senior class, Adult class, Golden Years Class, High school, College or University group..any group… serving with COI . Check site pages for the specifics of the site: group size, age ranges and the times of the year each site is available. If your group is smaller than what is required of a group at that site, please contact us and we will do our best to match you with another smaller group to meet the requirement. Be sure to check the individuals page for outreaches you can be apart of if you don’t have a group!
Humanitarian and “good will” outreaches can be arranged for businesses and other organizations, without evangelism as a focal point. Our humanitarian and disaster relief teams will partner with any group who is committed to promoting, and maintaining integrity, compassion and care world wide. Each of our sites are doing social justice work that will impress business and humanitarian groups, and are worthy of their imvestment.
Christian Outreach International participants tell us they love working with us. They get a chance to make a real difference, meet real needs, reach hurting people,and work with our very graced COI team and partners. We have been asked over and over from the field..”please bring COI teams back to serve!”
That is the goal..productive, quality, lasting, fulfilling ministry. It’s fun, we love it, and by His grace, do it well. We do our utmost to provide groups and individuals with a powerful “God” experience, continuously impacting the cities were COI works..”Impact for good!”