Opportunities to Serve

Women: Serving at the local food bank

All women are invited to join the local United Women in Faith as we volunteer at the local food bank July 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. followed by fellowship at a nearby restaurant. Follow this link to sign up.

Volunteer tasks will include:

  • sorting through food donations;
  • repacking and relabeling food; and
  • assembling boxes of food (including senior boxes, VIP veteran boxes, and produce boxes)

All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes, clothing that covers their shoulders and a hair net. We are now operating in a mask optional environment. Hair nets and masks will be provided.

Columbia Square summer lunch program

Community will provide desserts for the summer lunch program at Columbia Square apartments from July 11-Aug. 11. We need desserts (24 servings) for each day — homemade (which the children love) or purchased. Sign up in the Welcome Center. Email Lynn Barnett or call her —5 73-424-9578 — with any questions. 

Jail Ministry

The Jail Ministry provides an opportunity for incarcerated people to get to know Jesus and find hope. Community is just getting started again in this mission field. If you have a heart for sharing Jesus’ love within prison walls, application forms are available in the church office.

Support disaster response in Ukraine

You can provide assistance to the Ukrainian people in the wake of the Russian invasion of their country through the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Click here to support International Disaster Response and Recovery.

This fund will provide direct assistance to those in Ukraine as well as assistance to Ukrainians fleeing to neighboring countries. One hundred percent of all contributions go to the designated cause. Click here for more information on how to help.

Sign up for the mowing team

Please help us keep the church grounds looking beautiful throughout 2022. Click here to sign up.

Forward Motion for single moms

Community is excited to host a nonprofit ministry for single moms on Wednesday nights. To support them, we need child care volunteers to supervise their children for approximately 1 1/2 hours -- 6:15-7:30 p.m. You must have completed Safe Gatherings training. If you are willing to help, please contact Children's Ministry Director Patty Wolff.

Volunteer opportunity with Loaves and Fishes

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

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. 

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. 

Crochet ministry

The crochet ministry is for people of all ages and skill levels. They will meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Projects include: baby hats, prayer shawls, scarves, etc. If you are interested in joining this ministry, please email Kate Wessler.

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.