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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This coming weekend, in addition to many things to do, there will be many things to document. One of the more fun fringe benefits associated with serving during ForColumbia is the sheer number of great photo opportunities that invariably come our way. While we encourage everyone to focus primarily on the task at hand – […]
“Party in the Park” Will Feature Live Music, Fun for the Kids and Big Daddy’s BBQ By Shelly Mayer 2018 Event Coordinator As we enter the final week of ForColumbia 2018 preparations, the excitement level is rising! We’ve had dozens and dozens of people working hard to plan this year’s day of serving on Saturday, […]
Planning for ForColumbia 2018 is well underway! The executive team is excited to announce that this year, ForColumbia is increasing the number of opportunities for Columbians to join in prayer for the good of our city by hosting a “Prayer Hub” in every ward. Prayer has always been a part of the planning of ForColumbia […]
Hey Volunteers! We know exactly what you’re thinking as we get closer to April 29th! You’re wondering what’s for lunch, and where will it be served. Here’s a fun little FAQ to get you thinking a bit more about what ForColumbia 2017 will look like for you, broken down by serving site. What’s for lunch? […]
Join Us April 23rd and Pray for Our City Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of […]
THIS EVENT IS STILL HAPPENING! This post was updated April 28th, 1:15 p.m. to reflect a location change. Hey ForColumbia 2017 Volunteers! Free Food? Activities for the Kids? Live Music? The ForColumbia executive team is so thankful to you for offering to give your time to serve our city on April 29th! We would like […]
April 28th, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
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.