CoMo You Know: Faith
Refugee and Immigration Services is a branch of the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City that works to help people acclimate to new cultures and communities.
Hillel is a Jewish student organization in Columbia. It was founded at MU in 1947 and was housed in a rented space near the campus. Today, the building is at 1107 University Ave., and the group has 700 members.
Pagans as well as all religious groups meet at the Italian Village on the second Wednesday of every month to discuss religious events in the community or specific topics.
Father Augustine Tolton was born in Missouri and was the first black Catholic priest in the United States.
Mizzou Asian Christian Fellowship started in fall 2008. Membership is not limited to Asian or Asian-American students or Christians living in Columbia.
Since 1913, Alpha Epsilon Pi, commonly known as AEPi, has been the largest Jewish fraternity in North America.
The temple focuses on bringing together the community by opening its doors to all sects of Hinduism.
The Islamic School of Columbia opened in 1998 and operates under a two-class system with its students, dividing them by grades.
Christian Chapel Academy opened in 1985 and offers a Christian education to its students. The school offers classes from preschool to eighth grade.
Heritage Academy is a Christian school in Columbia that opened in 2002.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School has been open since 2002 and has grown from eight students in its first year to 89 in the 2011-12 school year.
Founded in 1981, Christian Fellowship School serves students in pre-kindergarten through high school. The school currently boasts enrollment of about 290.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.