Last Week to Sign Up for ForColumbia 2022!

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 […]

A Mercifully-Brief Guide to Effective Use of Social Media During #ForColumbia2018

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 – […]

ForColumbia 2018 Kick-Off Celebration Set for Friday, April 27th

“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, […]

ForColumbia 2018 to Add ‘Prayer Hubs’ to All Six City Wards

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 […]

‘What’s for lunch?’

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? […]

Prayer Walk Scheduled for Sunday, April 23rd, 2-4 p.m.

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 […]

Volunteer Appreciation Night
April 28th, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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 […]

Red Cross and ForColumbia Partner For Second Year

Woodcrest Chapel to Host Kickoff Drive on Monday, Feb. 20 ForColumbia is excited to announce that we will be partnering with the American Red Cross this spring for the good of our city, in a variety of ways. One of the ways in which our partnership plans to serve the Columbia area is through a […]

NFL’s Ben Watson Coming to Columbia, Mo. Feb. 9th

ForColumbia began in 2015 with a simple mission, namely to bring local Christians together, as one, to share God’s love by serving our community, side by side. Scripture repeatedly affirms the need for Christian unity (1 Cor. 1:10; Col. 3:14, 1 Peter 3:8) and one of the ways we live that out is by building […]