Since 2006, CASR has been a Rwandan government approved non-profit interdenominational Christian organization with deep roots in the south Rwandan community.
CASR’S CONTINUING MINISTRIES: - CATALYZING CHRISTIAN UNITY -CASR’s interdenominational status and its respect within the Christian community allows it to network between the churches and the Christian student organizations at National University of Rwanda for united efforts in ministry to the poor, mutual support, evangelism, and worship. - MINISTRY TO THE POOR - Since 2006 CASR has directly supported a Woman’s cooperative in meeting the continuously changing needs of these 40 vulnerable women and their many children in deeply personal and spiritual relationships -UNIVERSITY STUDENTS - Since its conception, CASR has focused on Biblical Christian education for the students at the nearby National University of Rwanda. Through its CASR Bible Training Center, it has trained hundreds of university students in the Bible and provided credentials for many to become pastors. - TRAINING PASTORS - CASR sponsors educational programs that allow under-educated village pastors to receive the Biblical training that they require to be credentialed by the government. - GOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION - CASR’s reputation for honesty and openness has earned the respect of both the governmental and Christian leaders. It has served as a vital meeting place for government officials and church leaders to meet and discuss the challenges of the COVID quarantine. -LIGHTHOUSE MINISTRY CENTER is fully African owned facility less than a mile from the National University of Rwanda -MINISTRY VENUES - The Lighthouse houses classrooms, a library, and a conference center available for Christian education and ministry -HOTEL – Rated by Rwanda government in the top category in quality. Over 20 western quality rooms to house Christian teams, individuals, and tourists. -BUSINESS HYBRID – As well as ministry, the Lighthouse also houses several shops, a gym, and a sauna. The income from the businesses help to support the ministries.
- HOSTING CASA TEAMS - Partners with its American sister organization, Come & See Africa, to host short-term mission teams from around the world at the Lighthouse Ministry Center in Huye, south Rwanda. The CASR staff meets the teams at the airport in Kigali, transports them to south Rwanda, and provides interpreter support for all governmental interactions and ministry outreaches. Provides high quality food and rooms for mission teams at its beautiful hotel in the Lighthouse Ministry Center Through their many connections in south Rwanda, CASR arranges and coordinates meaningful ministries for the mission teams to the poor, to the local churches and pastors, to the university students, and in evangelism and worship.