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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
By Gretchen Shults, ForColumbia Exec Team In 2016, the second year of ForColumbia, my pastor asked me if I wanted to serve as the spokesperson for our church for an upcoming day of service. He mentioned in our brief conversation the simplicity of the ForColumbia mission: To partner with other Christians in our community to […]
Phil Steinhaus, CEO of the Columbia Housing Authority, has been a resident of Columbia since 1968 and is able to provide a unique perspective on ForColumbia’s annual day of service.
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.