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Communitas International–CA’s New Name!

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Christian Associates has a new name! For the past 48 years we have engaged in creative ministry, beginning with a university outreach called Jesus Christ Light and Power house. Our church planting efforts became international under the name Christian Associates. Now we are ready to move into a new generation of missional innovation under the…

Published 4 August 2017

Giving Day 2020 was a Success!


$155,707 given on GIVING DAY 2020! THANK YOU! $155,707.07 was provided by God on our annual Giving Day, supporting our front-line missional workers and the Communitas movement. Thank you to all who made this amazing day possible!  With you, we met our $20,000 Kingdom Advancement Challenge Grant! Thank you for your partnership in prayer and finances…

Published 18 November 2020

New President : Geoff Rinehart


Geoff Rinehart Named Communitas President Rinehart will be the organization’s fourth president in its 51 year history Communitas International announced this week that Geoff Rinehart will immediately become President of the organization. Rinehart will become the fourth President of Communitas International (formerly Christian Associates) replacing Dudley Callison who led the organization from 2013 to 2017.…

Published 25 October 2019

New Vision and Mission Statements

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Communitas Friends and Family: Amid the pandemic, which will reshape our lives for years to come, we know that our mission from the Lord has not changed as his followers: we continue to make disciples and to love our neighbors, ultimately seeking life transformation around the globe. Thank you for partnering in this task! Communitas…

Published 26 April 2020

Prayer for Peace and Help for Refugees


Praying For Peace. Serving Refugees with the Love of Jesus. CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT UKRAINIAN REFUGEES TODAY The world has been left speechless in the last days. For Communitas, as we have trained hundreds of Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian pastors and church planters together over the last two years in online cohorts (see our story…

Published 2 March 2022

Statement and Action Plan on Racial Equity


Communitas stands with our sisters and brothers worldwide who seek to identify and eradicate racism and injustice wherever it exists. While current events have reawakened public awareness regarding racism and injustice, we know that these are not new battles—just the latest ones in a long war that has plagued the US for centuries and the…

Published 19 June 2020