CRI exists to alleviate spiritual and physical poverty in nations who are subject to War, Poverty, Persecution & Famine.

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Burundi, Congo

To The Uttermost Parts Of The Earth.

 Our Mission: 

 1. To Encourage a “Heart for Missions” in the body of Christ by connecting churches in the U.S. with churches in an impoverished or persecuted country. 


2. Church Planting / Crisis Relief / Education




Calvary Relief International (CRI) is a non-profit, Christian organization compelled by Christ’s love and the Great Commission.

COVID-19 Has adversely affected most of our

Church Plant communities in East Africa.

Your ongoing support is greatly needed and appreciated!

Spreading the Gospel – Making Disciples – Serving the Poor


3 minute Video

“Have You Ever Wondered?”



Lane Wettengel / CRI Founder

Ps 67 “God Blesses Us For A Reason”




West Africa


South Sudan



Northern Kenya

 Is God calling you to “CRI” for impoverished people?



“By this all people will know that you

are my disciples, if you love one another.”

John 13:35

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  • Empowering Nationals

  • Discipleship

  • Church Construction

  • Reaching the unreached with the Gospel of Christ

  • Linking your local church to God’s global work

  • $50/m Adopts a church plant

  • Drought Relief in East Africa

  • Emergency Food

  • Clean Water

  • Medical Assistance

  • $50/m Feeds the hungry

  • Anchored Hope Schools

  • “Our Daily Bread” feeding programs in schools

  • School Supplies

  • Building Projects & More

  • $25/m Supports Education

For He will rescue the poor who cry out and the afflicted who have no helper.  He will spare the poor and will save the souls of the needy. He will redeem their life from oppression and violence…” Psalm 72:12-14

CRI – Loving people in Word & in deed

Wherever we go and whatever we do we offer more than just physical help, we offer hope in Jesus Christ. His love for people (the Gospel) is the driving force behind CRI and leading people to Him is the heart of our mission.


There are several ways to partner with CRI.

How will you respond?



Loving the Worlds Most Vulnerable people in Jesus’ Name