Outreach

Community Resources
Alive In Christ provides volunteers and/or financial support to the following local organizations.

Love In the Name of Christ

Mission: Mobilizing to help our neighbors.
http://www.columbialoveinc.org

Members of Alive In Christ volunteer in various aspects of Love Inc and give financial support to Love Inc programs.

Transforming lives and community in the name of Christ.  Love INC partners with local churches to help meet the need of and care for the disadvantaged in the community.  

Church members volunteer at Love INC in many ways including side by side coaching, life purpose coaching, job search coaching, housing search coaching, money management, donating & volunteering at the Love Seat, etc.
 
1516 Business Loop 70 West
 
Columbia, MO 65202
573.256.7662
573.256.7665 Fax
Email: office@columbialoveinc.org

Loaves and Fishes

The Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen serves meals to anyone in need at the Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church. Hours of serving food are 5:00-6:15 p.m Monday - Friday.

Alive In Christ members cook and serve a meal at Loaves and Fishes the first and fourth Tuesday of every month.

Volunteers are always needed to purchase food, cook meals, serve meals, and deliver food to Wilkes Boulevard.

 Most people that volunteer to serve meals serve once every 1-2 months. Usually volunteers are needed from 4:45-6:45 p.m. Contact person is Lisa Stevens at 573-864-4592.

My Life Clinic

My Life Clinic provides services to women in Central MO at no cost: pregnancy verification, limited obstetrical ultrasound, medical & community referrals, mentoring & parenting classes, post abortion recovery classes, & STI testing and treatment.

802 N Providence Rd Ste 2
Columbia, MO 65201
573-874-3561
http://www.mylifeclinic.org

St. Francis House

St. Francis House
Is a temporary shelter for men ages 18+.
 
Alive in Christ provides dinner each Tuesday night at this homeless shelter from 7:00-9:00 p.m.. For more information contact Lisa Stevens at 573-864-4592.

Center for Women's Ministries

A non-profit, inter-denominational ministry for women, promoting emotional and spiritual healing by offering free peer counseling. Services are for women age 18+.

Alive In Christ provides financial support and volunteers to this organization.  CWM provides training to new volunteers twice a year.  CWM is always looking for new volunteer counselors and for individuals to answer the phone.
 
1900 N Providence Rd, Suite 210, in the Kelly Plaza Building (at the corner of Providence and Vandiver)
Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Phone: 573.256.1799
Email: colcwm@mchsi.com
http://columbiacwm.org

in2Action

In2Action helps people who are released from prison, stay out of prison. They teach them a new way to live and how to become law-abiding and productive members of our community. One-year recidivism rates for in2Action participants are about half the rate as those in Boone County who are not in the program.
 
Alive In Christ supports In2Action by leading a weekly Bible study & meal for program participants one month per year.  We support the In2Action annual trail run and provide other financial and material support through out the year.

573-424-4388
dan@in2action.org
Write or send donations to:
Executive Director: Dan Hanneken
In2Action
PO Box 86
Columbia, MO 65205

Paquin Tower

Alive In Christ first partnered with Paquin Towers through ForColumbia.  Since 2015 Alive In Christ has ministered to the residence in Paquin Tower in various ways including:
  • Providing Thanksgiving Meals (in conjunction with Everybody Eats)
  • Health Screenings
  • Art Classes
  • Community Bingo with AIC Youth
  • Planted flowers & helped build a garden outside the residence
  • Created community bulletin boards in the building
  • Purchased and hung curtains in resident apartments
  • Initiated a prayer box (residence submit prayer requests that go to the AIC prayer team)

For more information of how you can volunteer with Alive In Christ at Paquin Towers, contact the Alive In Christ Office at aicoffice@aic.org.