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Neighbor & Nations

Caring for our Neighbors

Just as Jesus looked with compassion on others, our desire is to follow Him in sharing our hearts and time in practical ways to bless the city of Columbia. If you feel led to volunteer locally and aren’t sure where to start, check out this list of our partner agencies and ministries caring for the people of Mid-Missouri in specialized ways.

Our Local Partner Organizations

Anchor of Hope is a non-residential support community for those struggling with addiction. View Facebook Page.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) provides a stable and consistent presence representing a child’s best interest in court and the community. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

Help the refugees and immigrants go to the doctor, find jobs, learn how to drive, open bank accounts, get cell phone plans, apply for college, get clothing and household goods, etc. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

Training and ministry opportunities for peer counseling, leading Bible studies, and support groups. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

Work with kids, events, or facility upkeep/building projects. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

Christian after-school program/outreach to children and moms in public housing. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

A Christ-centered home for ex-offenders returning to Columbia. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

Love Columbia is a clearinghouse for churches to pool resources and strategize together to serve those in need in Columbia. Learn more about volunteering on their website.

My Life Clinic is a pro-life crisis pregnancy located in the heart of Columbia. You can join them in the incredible mission of saving lives, protecting futures, and restoring hope to those in Mid-Missouri! Learn more about volunteering on their website.

Mission is to promote and restore dignity and hope among Columbians who are facing the possibility of a housing crisis or who are currently experiencing homelessness. Learn more about volunteers on their website.

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Local Partners

Nathan and Lisa Buxman at Mizzou (athletes)

Rod and Julie Casey at TEI

Chris & Kristin Gadsden at Cru City

Sonya Satterwhite at InterVarsity

Joe Belzer – CoMo Evangelist/Discipler

Reaching the Nations

As a non-denominational church, we are also involved in reaching the nations for Christ in several different ways, including short-term teams and long-term global workers. Reach out to us to learn more, or check out our partners!

Support Teams

These teams comes alongside and support our local and international global workers. This goes beyond financial support and focuses on global workers having the spiritual and relational support they need while serving our neighbors and the nations.

Learn more about how you can help these teams using the link below. 

Global Workers supported by CF

Mission Trips

Burundi Africa Trip
July 9-25, 2024

God has stirred our hearts here at CF for many places around the world. In July 2024, we are sending a team to Burundi, Africa.

Jean Claude, Judith, and Steve Boul will be leading a small team to build relationship with and encourage Pastor Oscar and the churches in Burundi (we will be building a bridge too!).

Check out all the details on our Burundi Trip Page and join us on the journey through social media, prayer, and financial support.