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There are 5 stakes located within the Ohio Columbus Mission boundaries. Multiple YSA Wards and Spanish-language congregations are also located within the mission boundaries. There is a CES Institute located in Columbus as well as an LDS Family Services and Bishop’s Storehouse located in Groveport Village. The Columbus Ohio Temple was dedicated in 1999 by President Gordon B. Hinckley and is located on Gateway Blvd.
A wide variety of foods are available in Columbus. Food trucks and carts are popular in the metropolitan area, to the point that the Columbus Food Truck Fest provides food, live music, and other activities each year. Food trucks sell anything from hot dogs and french fries to Korean dishes or gourmet pierogi. Be sure to check out food trucks while in Columbus, as you can experience a wide variety of foods from many different cultures!
Like other stateside missions, missionaries serving in the Ohio Columbus Mission will generally either use a car or bicycle for transportation. Designations generally depend on the size of the area or leadership assignments. Columbus has recently extended greater efforts to encourage its residents to bike to work, and many bikeways are present throughout the city. A public bus system also serves the municipal area.
The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, and its sporting events are very popular in the region. Expect to meet plenty of Ohio State fans while serving! Other popular area events include the Ohio State Fair and the Jazz and Ribs Festival. Summer is host to a variety of food, music, and cultural events throughout the city.
“C-bus” – a nickname for Columbus
“pop” – soda
Besides Ohio State University, Columbus is home to many other places of interest, such as the Franklin Park Conservatory, LeVeque Tower, The Ohio Theatre, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
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