CRISTA Ministries

Shoreline, WA

Founded: 1948

Tel: (206) 546-7200


Top LeaderMrs. Jacinta Tegman

Donor Contact: Mr. Mike Meyers

Member Since: December 1, 1979

ECFA Charter Member

Financial Data

   Cash Donations $19,526,000
   Noncash Donations $1,308,000
   Other Revenue $50,620,000
   Total Revenue $71,454,000
   Total Expenses $78,888,000
Excess (or Deficit)
   for the Year
Other $4,571,000
Total Change
   in Net Assets
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Total Assets $124,786,000
Total Liabilities $34,017,000
Net Assets $90,769,000
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CRISTA is a family of five unique ministries united by their empowerment to serve the needs of the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. CRISTA – symbolizing “Christianity in Action” – was founded as a not-for-profit in 1949 just north of Seattle on the same campus that serves as the organization’s world headquarters today. The CRISTA Ministries family serves individuals and communities through education, global relief and development, broadcast/digital media, veterinary medicine, youth camps and senior care. The ministries of CRISTA include CRISTA Camps, CRISTA Media, CRISTA Senior Living, King’s Schools and World Concern.

The focus of CVM is to challenge and empower veterinarians and veterinary students in over 30 countries to be instruments of Christ’s love and to express that love through their skill in veterinary medicine.
Set in the stunning forests on the west side of Puget Sound, Miracle Ranch and Island Lake are a camper’s paradise. Fun? Tons of it: boating, swimming, archery, marksmanship, paintball, horses, dirt bikes, high ropes and a skate park. But even more than adventure, when young men and women come to Miracle Ranch or Island Lake, they get a chance to grow closer to Jesus Christ than they ever have before, or, for some, to meet Him for the first time.
CRISTA Media sends this message of hope through four radio stations: SPIRIT 105.3, PRAISE 106.5, AM 630 KCIS, and SPIRIT 105.9
Assist CRISTA as we honor Christ by bringing joy and purpose to the lives of seniors. We provide a spiritually healthy community reflecting Christ's love to seniors!
With more than 5,000 deaths, thousands still trapped, and scores of people homeless, the people in southeastern Turkey and northern Syria need our help. Your gift will bring emergency water, food, shelter, and medical care to those affected by the earthquake. At 7.8 magnitude, this is the strongest earthquake in Turkey since 1939. Fewer than five of this magnitude occur each year, according to the USGS. Thousands of buildings have collapsed and those that still stand cannot be entered. Sea
Our goal is to prepare students for college and for lives committed to excellence for Christ. Our rigorous academic curriculum, broad range of elective choices, student involvement in community-service projects and extracurricular activities are all designed to achieve that goal.
Seattle Urban Academy (SUA) is a safe, alternative, Christian educational community. Since 1989, SUA has served at-risk teens, and is an integral part of CRISTA’s ongoing youth outreach. SUA is also part of a nationwide commitment to increase the national high school graduation rate.
World Concern is a Christian global relief and development organization. With our supporters, our faith compels us to extend life-saving help and opportunity to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty. The solutions we offer create lasting, sustainable change. Our areas of expertise include disaster response, clean water, education, food security, child protection, microfinance and health.
  • Bible
  • Family
  • Media
  • Missions
  • Environment/Disaster/Relief
  • Relief and Development (primary)
  • Education: K-12
  • Media: Radio
  • Missions: Short-Term
  • Camps and Conferences
  • Human Trafficking
  • Missions: International
  • Senior Care
  • Community Development
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