• From Denver, Colorado on a good day, it takes about 21 hours to fly to Uganda - talk about a time change! For Pastor Chris Piehl and a 20-person team comprised of members of the youth group and several adult leaders from Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, they will embark on the long journey from Denver to Kampala to do mission work for a couple weeks during July (July 1- July 18). The team from Cherry Creek Pres will be serving with Youth For Christ Uganda. This year marks the 8th year of partnership between Cherry Creek Pres and YFC Uganda and the second trip to Kampala in which the leadership hope to make a bi-annual trip. Kampala, Uganda is situated

    Jun 25,
  • What can a ball do? A ball can be a bridge. A ball can break language and cultural barriers. A ball can do a lot. The team has been going to Czech Republic for a number of years now, but not until 2012 did the annual trip utilize soccer and a soccer camp to reach out to children and the young people in the community of Pisek. From June 28- July 5, a team of 8 people - featuring six players and two coaches will travel as part of a larger team from Cherry Hills Community Church (CHCC) in Highlands Ranch, Colorado to their partner church Elim Evangelical Church (EEC) to host soccer camps which are designed to give children an opportunity to start building a foundation

    Jun 11,
  • Last night, a team comprised of CrossTraining staff and board members visited the Valor Christian High School team as they packed and prepared to head off to Zacapa, Guatemala this Saturday June 6. The Valor team had reached out to CrossTraining and applied for the Timothy Project. Danny Brooks, a Spanish teacher and soccer coach at the school, asked the organization to  provide them  soccer gear to hand out to the people there. CrossTraining's Executive Director, Brad Kenney, interviewed Laura Shultz one of the female team leaders who is going on the trip. She said the team would be down there for  a total of  28 days. She also said that though she had never been down to Guatemala her

    Jun 04,