By Sam Kruvand, PrayComo Prayer Initiative A good friend of mine recently told me of an encounter he had with an earnest seeker. He’d shared a new prayer initiative (PrayComo) encouraging friends to commit to regular times of prayer alone with God (See Matthew 6), suggesting that this unseen time will produce a deeper fruit […]
By Lauren Eisleben For the past six years, around this time, all three kids in our family will start asking, “When is ForColumbia?” And, “Do we get to help sort and pass out T-shirts again?” ForColumbia’s annual day of service has become a highly anticipated event on our family calendar, much like a vacation or […]
Since 2015, ForColumbia has had a single mission, namely to put time and resources to good use loving and serving our neighbors, without any agenda, as a way of glorifying Christ and living our lives for His glory. Each year, we have the privilege of loving and serving our neighbors in a very literal fashion. […]
Continuing with our Serving Sites blog series, here’s what ForColumbia director Shelly Mayer has to say whenever anyone asks her to provide one good reason to participate. I won’t just give you one reason, I’ll give you five. After six years of working with dozens of committed volunteers to organize a citywide Day of Service, […]
Continuing with our Serving Sites blog series, here’s what ForColumbia director Shelly Mayer has to say about why we volunteer to help beautify and upgrade City of Columbia public spaces. This is my seventh year heading up the annual ForColumbia Day of Service. In the past few years, I’ve lost count of the number of […]
Continuing with our Serving Sites blog series, here’s what ForColumbia executive board member Gretchen Shults has to say about why we volunteer to help homeowners at select private residences. ForColumbia was founded in 2015 to bring Christians together to freely share the love of God by serving our community, side-by-side. One way we serve our […]
People still ask us this question all the time. Whenever someone does ask, we know one thing for sure. That person has yet to participate in one of our annual days of service to the community. People who have participated in the past don’t have to ask…they know exactly what we are all about. So…why […]
ForColumbia was founded in 2015 to bring Christians together to freely share the love of God by serving our community, side-by-side. We do this by organizing volunteers from Christian churches throughout mid-Missouri to serve individuals, non-profit organizations, and other public venues in an annual city-wide day of service.