Journeys in Film harnesses the power of film to dramatically improve teaching and learning outcomes. We select feature films and documentaries to create the highest quality standards-based curricula in support of educators interested in global education and effectively teaching with film. Journeys in Film is proud to share our official discussion guide for the feature film Queen of Katwe courtesy of Disney.
We support the mission of Sports Outreach and the continued discussion, spirit and work of mentorship, healthcare access and community empowerment sparked by the lives of Phiona Mutesi and Robert Katende. Download your free copy of the the Queen of Katwe discussion guide HERE.
Freedom 4/24 exists to raise awareness of the sexual exploitation and human trafficking of women and children around the world and to provide financial support to partner organizations dedicated to bringing freedom and doing justice. Freedom 4/24 has partnered with SOI to construct a Girls Rescue Home at the Good News Community Center at Koro Farm in Gulu. This home is called, Christine’s House and it currently houses 20 young girls and their children. Please take two minutes to meet a few of these beautiful young girls!
Lynchburg College has been a faithful partner over the past several years through their initiative on many fundraising events as well as trips to Africa to encourage SOI staff. Also, Dr. Todd Olsen, Professor of Health Promotion, leads out the Public Health initiative in our mission fields and through his yearly trips teaches a public health course.
Gleaning For The World responds to major disasters all over the world. Disasters require immediate response. Often times, communities are unprepared to respond to these tragic events. That is where they come in. Gleaning for the World has been a partner of Sports Outreach for years with their assistance in countless supplies and assistance in delivering the goods overseas to the communities to which we serve. Lighthouse Missions exists to show the Love of Christ for the people of downtown Lynchburg and the surrounding communities by serving in practical ways and providing a dignified environment for spiritual growth. Sports Outreach partners with Lighthouse Mission on a weekly basis for our local outreach programs with inner-city youth.
HumanKind strives to strengthen individuals and families through care, counseling and education. With the partnership of HumanKind they provide space for our weekly local outreach programs, housing for our summer interns and an opportunity to collaborate on bettering our community.
Sports Outreach Ministry has at its core the goal of evangelism and discipleship through all of our initiative, programs, activities and partnerships. In Northern Uganda Sports Outreach helped to birth and plant New Foundations Community Ministry with the purpose of expanding and planting healthy churches by utilizing an indigenous church method and leadership. Pastor Aloysius Kyazze, former Director of Uganda serves as the lead Elder over this Church Ministry.
Silent Images has partnered with SOI to share the story of the ministry through pictures and videos. We are grateful for their talent.
Big World Project exists to raise funds to build orphanages and safe houses for people who suffer greatly from poverty, homelessness and injustice. We continue to seek ways to work together in this approach to transform lives.In 2014 Big World Project assisted in building one childrens home and will assist with completing a second home at the Kampala Ministry Center but the end of 2016.
For over two decades, Coach Jay has been teaching chess to students, from grades kindergarten to high school. What started with only a handful of students in 1993 as Chess For Kids, grew over time as the youth of Santa Clarita, California began to fall in love with chess.Over 35,000 students have come through CYCL’s doors over the years. Sports Outreach is honored to be able to partner with this organization that provides us with the necessary training material that we use throughout our chess ministry program.
Project Home Children’s Foundation was started in 2010 out of a deep desire to help underprivileged children through various activities and means of support. Motivated by the love and mercy we’ve received from Jesus Christ, we are dedicated to supporting orphanages, education, and other programs for underprivileged children around the world–particularly those who are orphaned or have special needs. PHCF has become a monthly supporter to the Kampala Ministry Center Children’s Homes. We are so thankful for their commitment and desire to stand beside us!
No Walls Ministry is one of our newest ministry partners for our local outreach. No Walls mission is to help churches work cross culturally and cross denominationally to meet the needs of the local community. Their main goal is to see lives restored and made new through Christ! We are so excited to watch this partnership grow as we expand our reach in the City of Lynchburg.