Opportunities to Serve

Holiday family sponsor program

It's not too late to make this Christmas brighter for a child or a family in need. Sign up to purchase a gift or food in the Welcome Center on Nov. 24.


Angel Tree gifts

All 39 of our angels were chosen from the tree this past Sunday, part of the Christmas ministry about buying gifts for children whose mom or dad is serving time in prison. If you have already bought your gift, you can leave it on the Angel Tree table in the Welcome Center any Sunday by the Dec. 15 deadline or drop it off at the church office during business hours - Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon.   


The Caring People

Community is beginning its fourth year of hosting a Single Mom Care Group through The Caring People. One of the ways that you or your small group can reach out to our single moms is by providing a meal. It helps so much and goes a long way in letting these families know we care.


We meet on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. We serve 20-25 women and children. Serving the food and helping with clean-up usually takes about 60-90 minutes. If you can help, please email Karen Stone. If possible, specify two dates in case one gets filled.


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.


Volunteers needed: Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes offers meals at Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church to those who are in need. Community serves on the third and fourth Saturdays of every month, 4:30-6:45 p.m. Please consider helping with this caring ministry. You can sign up in the Welcome Center or contact Kaye Miller at 881-5826.


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.


Container Project packing event

The Container Project works with the Rainbow Network to supply clothing, school supplies, layettes, toys and more for those in need in Nicaragua.


A team gathers and packs once a month at the Mobility Worldwide warehouse at 1908 Heriford Road.


For more information, contact John Stafford.

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.