Have you heard? ForColumbia 2023 is coming up in just a couple of days. Two to be exact! Wait, what? Two? That’s only Friday. ForColumbia is on Saturday, April 29th. Yes, that’s true. However, we’re kicking off our day of serving Columbia, side by side, with a Party in the Park. Friday, April 28th 4:30-6:30 […]
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We know with an event like ForColumbia, there are bound to be questions! We have answers. Read below to find out how we’re responding to some of the most frequently asked questions. What if it rains? First Stop: Check the home page of the ForColumbia website for updates on the weather and its potential impact […]
In 2015, a small group of Christians got together and began dreaming big. What would it look like if Columbia’s Christian churches served alongside each other, despite our denominational differences and varied priorities? What if, instead, we as believers came together as the Church, serving Columbia side by side? That first year, over 500 volunteers […]
Online Volunteer Registration Now Open! Prayer Requests as of March 26, 2023 Thank you to everyone who’s ever prayed with and for the ForColumbia team and our annual city-wide Day of Service over the years. Would you consider praying with us in the coming weeks? Give thanks for all the people working hard already to […]
Thank you to everyone who’s ever prayed with and for the ForColumbia team and our annual city-wide Day of Service over the years. We are immensely grateful to have a group of faithful Christians dedicated to praying for our city each year, that it would be positively impacted through ForColumbia’s prayer efforts at least as […]
One of the more rewarding fruits of nine years of serving along dozens of other churches through ForColumbia is the relationships that come out of it. On that note, it will definitely be worth your time and attention to this recent six-minute video. Listen to what Pastor Jay Dudley of Tabernacle of Grace Ministry says […]
By Warren Mayer ForColumbia 2023 Exec Team I distinctly remember walking into the Missouri Theater in downtown Columbia, Missouri, nine years ago. There was a lone figure standing behind a 4×8 table with a simple sign that read “ForColumbia” but I had not one clue what that was all about. On the surface, it looked […]
In the run-up to our annual Day of Service, we typically have a lot of people asking us the same few questions…so here are the answers! What if it rains? First Stop: Check the home page of the ForColumbia website for updates on the weather and its potential impact on our serving sites. Details for […]
By Shelly Mayer, ForColumbia Director Our annual day of serving is less than three weeks away, and this is the LAST WEEK to sign up to serve and to be guaranteed a ForColumbia 2022 T-shirt and lunch. Prior to Covid, 2019 saw over 2,400 volunteers all over our city, serving their neighbors in a single […]
By Lauren Eisleben I’ve always had a brown thumb. I really, really want it to be green, but no matter how hard I will it, it’s mostly brown. When I was a college freshman, I gave a speech in my Intro to Speech class on “How to Have a Green Thumb.” (I was overly ambitious, […]
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.