Cucuta, Colombia

Demographic Overview
  • Population 945,000
  • 6% of population is evangelical
  • Major commercial center that borders Venezuela
  • Thousands of Venezuelans come each day to seeing refuge, food and medicine
2017-Present Major Accomplishments
  • One church planted with 200 members
  • 157 newly baptized believers
  • 9 city groups started
  • Youth Group, Marriage Ministry and Women’s Ministry established
  • 2 Hope & Help Centers started & established serving over 100 kids
  • 2 soccer outreach programs started & established serving 70 kids
  • Established FriendSpeak Colombia using Zoom
  • 40,000 meals served to Venezuelans and Colombians in crisis relief
First Colony's 2022 Mission Plans
  • Support Ronald & Monica Sabino and the 5-year-old Church plant to see it grow by reaching new believers and grow in depth of current members & leaders
  • Start more discipleship groups around the city
  • Purchase property & church building to help with long-term sustainability
  • Train church leaders with evangelism and discipleship tools
  • Support 2 Hope & Help Centers as they provide a Christ-centered after school program for underprivileged kids
  • Support soccer outreach programs
  • Send two short-term mission teams