Denver, CO

Christ in the City


Many people look to foreign countries in order to serve the poor, but there is real need in our very own country. Join us as we work alongside Christ in the City missionaries serving the poor in the streets of Denver, Colorado. Christ in the City’s mission is a response to Saint Pope John Paul the Great’s vision of a “New Evangelization.” We will immerse ourselves  in their missionary life of daily Mass, personal prayer, communal meal times and service work and get a taste of what the long-term volunteers experience. Christ in the City strives to form a new generation of Catholic leaders through year-long and semester-long commitments to communal life and prayer, intellectual and spiritual formation, and service to the poor and vulnerable in keeping with the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Denver 1 - Spring Break

  • Dates: March 1 - 10, 2019
  • Trip Director: Kim L
  • Mission Co-Leaders: Samantha N, Corbett O
  • Amount to Fundraise: $850*

Denver 2 - Spring Break

  • Dates: March 8 - 17, 2019
  • Trip Director: Branson S
  • Mission Co-Leaders: Briana K, Luke M, Katheryn A
  • Amount to Fundraise: $750*

Denver 4 - Spring Break

  • Dates: March 22 - 31, 2019
  • Trip Director: Emily D
  • Mission Co-Leaders: Mary L, William W
  • Amount to Fundraise: $850*

Denver - Summer

  • Dates: May 11 - 19, 2019*
  • Trip Director: Louis C
  • Mission Co-Leaders: Desirae H, Rae G
  • Amount to Fundraise: $800*

Price includes the following: travel insurance, pre-trip orientation retreat, post-trip debriefing retreat, all food, lodging, and on-mission transportation. Price does not include the following: your travel to/from mission location or other personal incidentals.

*Dates and price subject to change


  1. Each FOCUS Missions participant has the opportunity to fundraise the entire cost of their mission trip. Consider that fundraising allows people who may not have the opportunity to travel on a mission trip to participate in this essential work through you. In another sense, “some give by going, while others go by giving.” Allowing others to support us through their financial commitments and prayers is essential to the success of FOCUS Missions!
  2. After you have been accepted on a mission trip, you will be contacted by your personal fundraising coach who will train and mentor you along the way.
  3. Please feel free to contact us at any time by phone or email with your fundraising questions.


“My mission trip with Christ in the City in Denver has opened my eyes to the things unseen. Or rather, to those children of God who are invisible, our brothers and sisters in Christ who rarely get so much as a smile on a daily basis. This has made me realize who I have blinded myself to in my everyday life. Who can I love more? Who can I bring Christ to, here on campus?”

– Sarah Talbot, Troy University

“The FOCUS missions trip has been a huge step forward in my walk with Christ. You don’t know how much you need God until He is all you have. Being so much out of your element forces you to lean on Him, and now I have an idea of what that is like in everyday life.”

– Aaron Pribanic, University of Nebraska