New for 2018: ‘Tiny Green Thumbs’

Family-Friendly Serving Project Keeps Kids Safe and Builds Relationships For 2018, ForColumbia’s Executive Team has been working to implement a widening range of serving opportunities to fit literally anyone who wants to volunteer. One opportunity we’d like to highlight this year is a family service project we’re calling “Tiny Green Thumbs.” When He gave His … Continued

ForColumbia Serves City Non-Profits by Hosting Car Wash

This year, ForColumbia volunteers will be providing non-profits with a fresh start…at least when it comes to their vehicles! On Saturday, April 29th, any non-profit organization located in Columbia can bring their company vehicles to Calvary Baptist at 600 Ridgeway Avenue, corner of Worley and Ridgeway, to receive a free car wash. In addition to providing … Continued

Church Partnerships for ForColumbia 2017 at 48

ForColumbia is thrilled to announce that for our community-wide day of serving on April 29th, we are joined by 48 congregations throughout Columbia and surrounding areas! ForColumbia began three short years ago with 11 churches stepping up to join hands and serve our city. Last year, that number tripled as 33 congregations partnered with us. … Continued

‘When did we see you a stranger?’

by Shelly Mayer If you are thinking about serving alongside other Christians during #ForColumbia2017 on April 29th, consider getting personal. Earlier this week, thanks to a partnership with Meals on Wheels, I was able to visit with several aging Columbians who still live independently, in their own homes…but can no longer keep up with the … Continued

Unless the Lord Watches Over the City

Psalm 127:1 (ESV) A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. 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. The ForColumbia team is currently seeking to recruit committed, mature “prayer warriors” (intercessors) to regularly bring our city, its leaders … Continued

From Jane Williams of Love INC Columbia

Love INC is pleased to endorse ForColumbia 2017. After only two years, this annual service day has involved 33 local churches and provided strategic assistance to local non-profits and individuals. We featured ForColumbia at our Linking for Love event last fall, as this event is a shining example of multi-church collaboration to serve our city. … Continued