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Life at Columbia

Five Reasons to Love Service Practicum

Monday, March 13, 2017

If you’re like the vast majority of Columbia students, you’ll be completing at least two (possibly four!)  semesters of “service prac” during your time here. You probably have questions! And you may be feeling like service practicum is going to be one more thing in your packed college schedule. Service Practicum is like UMD weekend, … Read More

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Vespers: Meeting with God & Each Other

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Vespers is a longstanding Columbia tradition that’s constantly being renewed by new leadership and fresh vision. We interviewed Alyssa Hooge, this year’s Vespers leader, to learn about her hopes for Vespers and our students. Please share about Vespers. What is it and why is it important to our Columbia community? At Columbia we gather twice … Read More

Categories: Life at Columbia, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Christ-Centered Community: How It Looks at Columbia

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

One of our big prayers at Columbia is that everyone on this campus will engage in Christ-centered community. But what does “Christ-centered community” look like? How are students experiencing it in the day-to-day of school life? We asked students to describe it in their own words, and to share some of the ways they’re living … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Life at Columbia, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Why UMD? Part Two

Friday, December 9, 2016

“Amidst all of the brokenness, people hope for relationship.” “In the grit of the Downtown East Side of Vancovuer, you can still see the significance of a pure heart towards God.” – Student testimonials after experiencing UMD (* To protect the identity of the individuals mentioned below, names have been changed.) CBC’s Urban Mission Dynamic … Read More

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QUEST Adventure (SALTS Tall-Ship Sailing Trip)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Sarah Heyde is a QUEST student. In October, 32 QUEST students boarded the Pacific Grace for a five-day tall-ship sailing trip, hosted by SALTS. Here’s the trip from Sarah’s perspective! [Sarah gave us permission to share this post and photos from her blog. You can see the original post and read more of her adventures at https://saraheheyde.wordpress.com/. … Read More

Categories: Life at Columbia, Quest Blog, Student Stories, Uncategorized