What have we been up to here at Casas?

Two weeks ago, we had our annual staff retreat in El Paso! This is the one week of every year where our entire staff is all together in one place. We spent time reflecting on this last year of ministry, praying for wisdom and restoration among our staff, casting...

What’s happening at Casas?

Meet Pastor Danny Lizardo! He serves on our pastors’ committee in our Dominican location. He recently shared some joyful news that he baptized ten people. God is so good! The pastors we partner with meet with the families they sponsor before, during, and after...

Are you ready for a change?

Ever wonder what an internship with us is like?! Hear from some of our 2021 summer interns about their experience and how God changed their lives through three months of building & serving. Are you looking for an opportunity for God to change your perspective on...

Build & serve anywhere

Want to make a lasting difference in a family’s life from wherever you are? When you donate to our Hope Restored campaign, you become a part of not only providing a family’s physical need for a home but more importantly, their spiritual need for our...

What impact can one week of building a home have?

In March of 2020, we partnered with St. Peter’s Church from Milford, CT in order to build a home for Jose, Mary, and their three children in Juárez. The home they were living in was very small, and their daughter, Evelyn, was sleeping in the living room, where...

Brand new Casas

Need some new Casas gear?! We just released several new items in our online store! Every purchase helps us continue in our mission to build & serve for families across Latin America. Shop our brand new hats & tees at casasporcristo.org/shop, or pick them up on...

Build & serve from wherever you are

Want to make a lasting difference in a family’s life from wherever you are? When you donate to our Hope Restored campaign, you become a part of not only providing a family’s physical need for a home but more importantly, their spiritual need for our...

Join our team

Are you into graphic design or videography? We are looking to fill two positions in our Creative department. Check out the details at the link below, or email jobs@casasporcristo.org with any questions! MORE...

Meet the Ochoa Family

“We were trying to be patient with God’s timing, and it was scary to tear our old house down in order to get our new one. We had to trust that God would provide, and He did.”     Nancy, Andres, and their two children, Andrea and Santiago, had been in need of a home...

Build & serve right from home

Did you know that you can help fundraise for our Hope Restored program?! It’s as easy as…   Visit our Hope Restored webpage HERE. Click “I Want to Fundraise For This.” Personalize your fundraiser and share it on social media, over email, and...

Will You Join Us in Restoring Hope?!

Since many of our teams are still unable to travel due to Covid-19, we are continuing our Hope Restored campaign to raise funds so that our staff, pastors, and available volunteers are still able to share the love of Jesus through the building of a home! Your donation...

Why Do We Build Houses?

If you’ve built with us before, you’ve probably met at least one of our partnering pastors. They are the heartbeat of our ministry. These dedicated servants of God are tirelessly pursuing individuals and families in their communities to share the love of...

Javier & Dora

Last year, we built a home for Dora and her children, Allen and Mina. When we received their application, Dora was applying alongside her husband, Javier, in desperate need of a safe home for their family. Javier was diagnosed with cancer and had been sick for some...

Looking for opportunities to serve?

While there are limited opportunities to serve right now, come build alongside our local missionaries and pastors! We are offering you the chance to join one of our Hope Restored builds at a discounted rate.   To receive more information regarding our Hope Restored...

Want Free Casas Merch?

Are you passionate about missions and serving alongside others? If your answer is yes, then apply to be an intern with us this summer! Submit your application before April 1, and you’ll receive this exclusive merchandise pack from the Casas store after being...

Powerful Ways to Serve from Home

Looking for tangible ways to support our ministry right now? One specific need we have right now is for Spanish Bibles to gift the families with at our dedications. This is an easy and powerful way to be directly involved in our ministry right from home! If...

A Love Like Daphne’s

“As I sit here and I look at this photo, so many different thoughts flood my mind. I think we all need to experience what Daphne felt in this photo.   Daphne came on this Casas trip for the first time with her parents, Michael and Tertia, who have served with me...

Join us for a summer internship in 2021!

Are you passionate about missions? Join us for a summer internship building homes for families in need. An internship with Casas por Cristo will provide you with a one of a kind cross-cultural experience and a practical, hands-on way to serve God. Work alongside our...

Let’s keep ministry moving forward!

In October, we built for the Contreras family in our Juarez location. This family consisted of Lorena, her husband, five children, and two grandkids. Knowing this had us simply praying that we would be such a blessing to a family of nine who desperately needed more...

We’re almost to the end of 2020

It has never been easier to double your year-end gift! When you donate online, simply check the employer match box and choose your employer from the drop-down menu of over 1,000 available companies. When you complete your donation, your employer will match your gift....

Are you passionate about missions?!

“What helped me grow the most this summer was the team I had surrounding me. I never felt like I was being judged and always felt accepted by others. After one of our most difficult builds of the summer, we all went to church, and I realized I had been building...

TODAY’S THE DAY!

TODAY’S THE DAY! It’s #GivingTuesday! This year, we’re raising $2,500 for our Hope Restored campaign in order to continue providing homes to families amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Will you join us in restoring hope today?!   To donate,...

#GivingTuesday is ONE WEEK AWAY!

Our goal this year for #GivingTuesday is to raise $2,500 in support of our Hope Restored campaign that will allow us to continue providing homes to families in need amidst this pandemic.     Since many of our teams are unable to travel due to Covid-19, we are raising...

Sergio’s Home

Meet Sergio! He and his wife received their new home in September thanks to Boyd Christian Church (Dix, IL) and Southside Christian Church (Litchfield, IL) coming to serve with us in Juarez. Sergio works nights and would build all day and then go to work as a security...

Do Your Holiday Shopping with CpC!

Shopping on Amazon for the holidays? Shop through Amazon Smile with Casas por Cristo, and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to help us continue serving families in need! Check out the video above to see how to set it up through the Amazon app, or follow...

Exclusive Look at House 6,000!

Check out a few highlights from our staff build for House 6,000 from last month!   This build was made possible through the generosity of supporters like you through our Hope Restored campaign! To join us in continuing to restore hope to families during the midst of...

6,000 Families’ Lives Changed

A few weeks ago, our staff from El Paso and Del Rio joined together in Juárez to build House 6,000! Casas began building homes in 1993, and God has been so faithful in those 27 years. To build House 6,000 with some of the staff from Hope Restored funds and in the...

Ready for cooler weather?!

Fall is coming, and cooler weather will be here soon! Check out our beanies and other fall gear online at...

How Janet’s life was transformed by the Gospel

Janet was the recipient of one of our Hope Restored homes in Juárez this summer. She is a widow and a mother of two sons, ages 17 and 21. She moved to Juárez from Oaxaca, México to make a better life for herself and her family. She knew that there would be more...

Meet the Casas por Cristo Pastor Boards!

If you’ve ever been on a build with us, you’ve met at least one of our partnering pastors! The Casas por Cristo Pastor Boards are comprised of over 150 pastors who live and work in each of the locations we serve. These dedicated pastors meet monthly to...

Have you thought about becoming a CpC Intern?

“The theme of our summer was to Live a Life Worthy of our Calling. In my own walk with Christ, He showed me things I had to surrender. After making the decision to love him more and surrender those things, it was clearly confirmed that He was glorified, and my...

Seeking HVAC Connections

CAN YOU HELP US?     We are seeking connections with licensed HVAC suppliers or workers regarding the construction of our new International Operations and Administration buildings. If you, or anyone you know, may be of assistance in this area, please contact Justin...

Luz’s Hope

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble.”-Psalm 46:1 Those were the words that the team of volunteers, interns, and staff members wrote over the doorway of Luz De la Cruz’s new home. Although the team didn’t...

Shop to Support CPC!

While Amazon Prime Day might be postponed this year, many of us are doing more online shopping during this unusual summer. Luckily, each one of those purchases has the power to support families in need! Remember to shop with Amazon Smile, which generates a donation to...

Restoring Hope in the Dominican Republic!

Last week, staff in the Dominican Republic began construction on a Hope Restored home for the Gonzalez family. One of our missionaries, Nan, noted that the team was a bit short-handed on Day One, and decided to send word out that they could use a few people to help....

Restoring Hope to the Benavides Family!

Before meeting the Casas por Cristo team, the Benavides family lived in a one-room concrete block house that provided them only minimal protection from the elements. Delvis’s full-time job barely sustained them previously, and reduced hours during the pandemic...

30 Days of Prayer – Week Four

This is the last week of our 30 Days of Prayer! Thank you so much for joining us in this prayer journey over these last few weeks. We believe in the power of prayer, and God has shown up in both big and small ways. Join us on the 31st to celebrate and reflect on how...

30 Days of Prayer – Week Three

Join us for another week of prayer! Follow along with us daily as one of our staff members introduces and prays over the topic for each day. Listed above are the prayer topics for week three.   We know that the virus is affecting all of us in different ways. So,...

Good news from Casas por Cristo!

Almost a month ago, I sent out a message laying bare before you what the future was looking like for Casas por Cristo. At the time, due to the current rate of cash burn and income loss, we were going to have to initiate serious cuts to our staff’s pay and...

30 Days of Prayer – Week Two

Here are the topics for week two! Thank you all for following along for our 30 Days of Prayer. We are anxious to see what God has in store for this week.   We know that the virus is affecting all of us in different ways. So, how can we pray for you specifically?...

Join us for #GivingTuesdayNow!

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day for giving and unity – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1 #GivingTuesday – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. This is an opportunity for people around the world to stand...

30 Days of Prayer – Week One

We are starting our 30 Days of Prayer tomorrow! Follow along with us daily on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter as one of our staff members introduces and prays over the topic for each day. Listed above are the prayer topics for the first 10 days. We know that the virus...

Join us in Restoring Hope!

GOD IS AMAZING! We have raised $198,276 in support of our Hope Restored campaign. 27 Hope Restored homes are scheduled to be built so far because of your generosity. Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us through prayer and giving during this time! You can...

How can we pray for you?

During this unprecedented time with COVID-19, we want to be intentional about seeking God. Our staff is going to spend 30 days in May praying for specific items, and we want to include you and your ministries, as well. We understand that the virus is affecting all of...

Casas needs YOU!

**This post was published on April 18, 2020, so some information may be outdated.   Dear Casas Friends, I pray that this message finds you doing well. I missed getting to see so many of you this spring on your mission trips with us. Parts of our country are...

Join us in Nicaragua!

God has been doing amazing things through our ministry in our newest location in Nicaragua. We have already built the first seven homes and have seen God’s love shown to these families, teams, and the community as a whole in a big way. We are so grateful to all...

A Time to Build 2020

We’re making progress on our A Time to Build project! Will you join us in bringing it to a close by donating today? Any amount will help us in reaching our goal. These new buildings will allow us to share the love of Jesus Christ with more families across Latin...

Missionary Spotlight | Chris Summerlot

  Explain how you got involved with Casas and what your role is. Feel free to add more here about yourself or your responsibilities. I first got involved with Casas by coming on a trip in 2008 with my home church. I fell in love with it and came home and applied...