City Service Mission (CSM)

About City Service Mission (CSM)

CSM serves 4 cities across the United States by providing service-learning trips for students and adults. We are serving in Los Angeles, Kansas City, Nashville, and Washington, D.C.

To provide an effective urban ministry experience that transforms lives, influences churches and communities, and honors Christ.

We envision an urban missions movement: a generation of God’s people equipped to lead, compelled to serve, and committed for a lifetime to the often-forgotten in their communities.

We help you experience a city. Living firsthand among the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of urban life is an irreplaceable experience. Our housing options are located in the heart of their respective city, providing you with the opportunity to eat at local ethnic restaurants and discover the delights of Salvadorian, Middle Eastern, Filipino, African–American, and other cuisine.

We help you learn a city. There are unique issues and problems that each city faces. There are also unique and incredible things God is doing to foster and further His Kingdom in each city, through the indigenous organizations that operate on the front lines of urban ministry. You’ll learn what city dwellers face, and how to overcome challenging circumstances.

We help you help a city. At CSM, you become part of the solution for a city. By offering your time, energy, and prayers, ministry sites are supported and built up to their full potential of service. You will be integrated into a variety of hands-on ministry opportunities to ensure that your time is spent supplying substantive help to God’s people in the city.

For more information, check out our website, To see where our groups are serving today, check out our Instagram at


CSM Host

May 2018 - August 2018 Los Angeles, CA
“I was able to live in city I had never been to before through housing provided by my internship and I was able to serve others and God every single day; I would have done it for free. I grew so much as a person, and a employee and a citizen. ”
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