Jesus answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself. Do this and you will live.” Luke 10:27, 28b
YPCA: Y-Serve is an EMU student organization that coordinates opportunities to serve others in the name of Jesus.
YPCA: Y-Serve Leadership Council:
Co-Presidents: Nels Akerson and Dylan Bomgardner
Leadership Team: Emily Hodges, Amanda Helfrich, Courtney Jones, _____ (you?)
Advisors: Byron Peachey & Brian Martin Burkholder
Spring Break Y-Trip Coordinator: Joanne Gallardo
Campus Ministries Program Assistant: Suzy Hostetler
Coming service opportunities:
Spring Break Y-Trips
Spring Break Y-Trips allow students to build friendships while serving others in various locations across the East Coast and in southern locations.
Spring Service Days (Saturdays March 23 and April 6)
Form a Y-Serve (service) team or join up with other students to meet the spring cleaning, garden prep and other needs of the faculty, staff and EMU neighbors. Everyone who goes on a spring break Y-Trip is expected to take part.
Need help from a Y-Serve team? Fill out our service request form to request a Y-Serve team during our Fall or Spring Service Days (or anytime).
Email or call (540) 432-4115.
Other service opportunities include:
- Our Community Place
- Virginia Mennonite Retirement Center
- Salvation Army
- Patchwork Pantry
- Habitat for Humanity
- MLK Day of Service and Learning
- Volunteering with area churches
Limited scholarships are available to help students participate in workshops, seminars and conferences related to Christian service.
Young People’s Christian Association