seek to serve
MVNU's many Community and Service Ministry Opportunities (CoSMO) groups encourage students to engage in service in the local and surrounding communities and discover what they're passionate about.
Coordinated by Campus Ministries and a student coordinator, CoSMO groups give students numerous opportunities to participate in local and traveling volunteer groups.
Below are the groups for 2018-2019.
- Leader: Cody Flesher
- When: Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
- Where: Columbia Elementary School
- Partner: South Vernon United Methodist Church
- What: An after school tutoring program at a local church that includes homework help, Bible lessons, arts and crafts, and lots of fun!
- Leader: Caleb Bicknell
- When: Friday nights, meet at chapel 6:30 p.m., return 11 p.m. Or come for a portion of the time.
- Where: Escape Zone, 1 Old Mansfield Rd
- Partner: The Escape Zone
- What: Spending time with the youth of Knox County through providing a safe place to hang out on Friday nights. Rooms with ping pong, pool, board games, basketball.
Baillie Bryan, '19“I am so thankful for the friendships I've made and for the transformation God has made in me.”