Opportunities to Serve

Community Care needs

As we move to winter months, we want to make sure we are creatively staying connected and caring for our shut-in and vulnerable brothers and sisters. Here are three ways you can help:

  1. Send cards
  2. Make phone calls, and/or
  3. Join the Community Care Team

If you are interested in helping in any of these ways, please email or call Pastor Angie Olsen.


Deliver lunches to children and youth

We need volunteers to help deliver lunches to children and youth during the day. Please consider volunteering one day each week to deliver meals to porches in a no-contact manner. To sign up, please click here. You can also email Tiffany Hughes or contact the church at 445-6131.


Volunteer opportunity with Loaves and Fishes

We're looking for more volunteers to serve meals to those in need through Loaves and Fishes.


Please contact your Sunday school class, small group, Bible study group, or family to ask if your group would like to take on Nov. 28 (weekend after Thanksgiving) or Dec. 26. Or consider planning some long-range flexible dates for January and February.


Community helps serve food for homeless guests on the third Saturday of each month. On each fourth Sunday, we prepare and serve the meal, 4:30-6:45 p.m., at the Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church. At present, because of COVID-19, the food has been a bagged meal offered outdoors. Before this, meals had been offered from the kitchen and the guests have been seated in the dining room. 


For more information about volunteering for Loaves and Fishes, contact Linda Fillwock at 573-445-3991 or 505-301-8108, or click here to send her an email. 


Tags of Hope

Tags of Hope is spreading hope and love to foster children in mid-Missouri through a unique clothing closet at Community. Anyone interested in helping sort donations is invited to join volunteers on Wednesday mornings from 9-11. Questions? Email Christi Farmer


Bike to the Future

Community is excited to partner with the Missouri Annual Conference and Love Inc. in a new ministry in Columbia - Bike to the Future. The church will provide space to store and repair bikes to be given to people with transportation needs. For more information, click here.


Turning Point Ministry

Do you have a heart to serve the homeless? The Turning Point ministry at Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church is looking for volunteers to be front desk greeters. Front desk hours are 8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday. The hours you serve can be flexible to accommodate your schedule. If interested, please contact Ann Moreton at 573-881-1860.

behind the scenes

The Container Project is a regional ministry that provides gently used clothing to people in need. In some cases, clothing is provided to families around the corner or around the state.


Behind the Scenes (located in Room 601) is Community's partner ministry for The Container Project.


Behind the Scenes accepts donations of clothing, shoes, linens and other items, then packages and distributes items either to local wardrobes and shelters or to The Container Project, which then distributes to other locations.


Contact Sue Turner (suet3516@gmail.com) for more information.