Crossroads Outreach Medical Mission International
The organization believes in the power of the gospel to transform lives and in incorporating faith and medicine for a lasting impact.
"Heal the sick who are there and tell them, "The Kingdom of God has come near to you."" Luke 10:9 Services Offered include:• Spiritual counseling• Disease management• Health education and Disease prevention• Health Screening• Eye care• Nutrition services
The teams consist of US healthcare professionals, nonmedical volunteers, and local volunteers. We are hosted by International Christian organizations who demonstrate the love of God by working with both medical and nonmedical volunteers in the local areas to provide hope and healing to indigent communities. If you are interested in participating in a mission trip, for more information contact the church office of Crossroads Community Cathedral at 860-895-1231 and someone will return your call.
Trip CostsIncludes the following:• Airfare• Meals and Accommodations• Local transportation• Travel insurance
Airline ticket prices is a significant variable that affects the trip cost. The listed costs are estimates and may change depending on the actual ticket price.
Peru - $2,700 Nigeria - $3,400 Guatemala - $2,400
Volunteers may request sponsorship donations from friends, family and well-wishers. These donations are tax-deductible, and COMM International has a volunteer sponsorship letter to help individual members in this regard. Preparations MeetingsThe organization is interested in the spiritual growth of individual members and we meet regularly for fellowship, planning, and Bible study. Our meetings foster unity and a common purpose to serve God by helping others to expand His kingdom. It prepares us to better serve Him and to have a meaningful experience in the mission field. We encourage volunteers to participate but understand that many are unable to attend because of limitations imposed by distance.
Passports and VisaA valid passport is required for International travel. Renew your passport if it will expire in less than six months. If you have a US passport, no entry visa is required for Peru and Guatemala. However, an entry visa is required for Nigeria.
VaccinationsMake sure you have been vaccinated and are up-to-date with routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, polio vaccines and yearly flu shots. Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Typhoid
For Peru and Nigeria Yellow fever Malaria prophylaxis
For Nigeria only Cholera vaccine is available but not required
Top Stories: 2022 Guatemala tripMedical Mission trip to Guatemala• More than a thousand patients were treated• Several minor surgical procedures were performed• Food bags were distributed• Spiritual counseling was provided to those in need• Monthly clinical support in Esquipulas, managed by local health care personnel
Our first Medical Mission trip for this year was to Peru. This Mission trip was scheduled to take place between February 22nd to 29th. Our newly scheduled Medical Mission trip to Nigeria is currently on hold. The third Medical mission is our original yearly Medical Mission to Guatemala. Your prayers for God favor and support are greatly appreciated.
If you are interested in any of these mission trips, please contact us.
HighlightsGuatemala Travel Date - October 31st to November 8th. Preparationo 6 Months to Travel Date - May 1st Renew all travel documents. Fund raising for mission.o 4 Months to Travel Date - July 1st Pay trip fee. Purchase travel tickets. Order Medications and supplieso 3 Months to Travel Date - August 1st Ship Medications and supplies to Guatemala.o 6 Weeks to Travel Date - September 16th. Immunization**.o 3 weeks to Travel Date - October 7th. Orientation. ** Recommended Vaccination for Guatemala...1. Routine (Recommended if you are not up to date with routine shots). MMR –Measles/Mumps/Rubella. DPT-Diphtheria/Pertussis/Tetanus. Polio vaccine.2. Hepatitis A.3. Hepatitis B.4. Typhoid
Applications and FormsPlease complete both the Application and the Release forms and return to Crossroads Community Cathedral. To download the forms click on the links below:• COMM International Application Form• COMM International Release Agreement-Final• COMM International Sponsorship Letter• COMM Packing List