Kristine Key, who said she is a devout Seventh-day Adventist who is active in her church, received an invitation to teach at the Islamic School and couldn't say no. She teaches kindergarten homeroom, fifth-grade science and communication arts at the school.
The Columbia Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold their 19th annual event this weekend.
There is no doubt that politics is divisive — even within families. Especially during the campaign season, the topic is unavoidable.
A retired equestrian teacher volunteers to drive food to people at least once a week with Meals on Wheels. She sees the volunteer work as a way to pay back a community that has helped her.
Young musicians from Missouri, Kansas and Illinois will converge on Columbia next February and March to participate in two concerto competitions.
As the jazzy notes of "When the Saints Go Marching In" played, youngsters dressed as saints came down the aisles, as the celebration of a special day got under way.
For some young Christian voters, the best option for the presidential election may be to write in their own candidate. At the very least, they’re thinking outside the box — the one the label “evangelical” has put them in.
While houses of worship don't endorse political candidates in election cycles, they often publish guides for congregants to use before heading to the voting booth.
Whether it's tuning in to a favorite TV series or stocking up on in-season produce, people are slowly settling in to their autumn routine.
Scott Cairns found he wanted to actually become a Christian, rather than just think of himself as one: "I decided that I wanted to be better, so I thought I would go to people who had sort of found a way to do that, to turn their lives into something more whole." Those people are Orthodox Christian monks.
On Saturday, First Baptist Church is celebrating its 185th anniversary with a day of service and dedication of the Annie Fisher Food Pantry in the area of Blind Boone Community Center.
The sixth annual festival will once again showcase independent films.
Dance choreographer Prerana Patel and her friends are making final preparations for their Mizzou Masti performance at India Night on Saturday. They and other student groups from MU's South Asian Students Association participate each year at India Nite, hosted by the Cultural Association of India in Columbia since 1992.
"Radio Adelante" is now airing on KOPN/89.5 FM on Saturday mornings following "La Hora Latina."
The Orchestra will feature a tribute to Scott Joplin, who is known as the "King of Ragtime."
COLUMBIA — With the downturn in the economy, some families are on smaller Halloween budgets this year.
In the midst of controversy and contempt, the people of Columbia became proactive in their search for commonality, understanding, and conversation that would build the bridge between divergent views of religion and politics.
Two neighbors joined forces to create Graves Hill Cemetery on their lawns for Halloween, complete with fog and a mausoleum.
Susan Jacoby, author of the New York Times bestseller "The Age of American Unreason," gave a lecture at Columbia College on Tuesday. She citied the three most destructive influences on Americans being the irrationalism of the religious right, the dominance of infotainment, and Americans' intellectual laziness.
The Show-Me Change: A Concert for Obama will kick off Wednesday night at the Missouri Theatre. The musicians say that politics and music have been historically intertwined.