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) – a student org offering opportunities for serving others in the name of Jesus.
YPCA (Y-Serve) Leadership Team:
Presidents: Amanda Helfrich
Leadership Team: Jacob Lester, Anna Messer, Sammy Kauffman _____ (you?)
Campus Pastor/Advisor: Brian Martin Burkholder
Campus Ministries Program Assistant: Suzy Hostetler
Coming service opportunities:
October 17-20 – Fall Break Y-Trip
(Three days of service in Washington D.C. at Capital Area Food Bank and Joseph’s House with lodging at the EMU Washington Community Scholars’ Center Community House)
October 18 – Operation INASMUCH
(Join an EMU team of students, faculty and staff to meet the needs of our local community through this project coordinated by Harrisonburg Baptist Church.)
October 25 & November 1 – Fall Service Days – (maybe also Nov. 8)
(fall cleaning, lawn and garden care, etc. for faculty, staff and neighbors)
→ Need help from a Y-Serve team? Fill out our service request form.
March 1-8, 2015 – Spring Break Y-Trips
Spring Break Y-Trips facilitate building friendships while serving others in various locations across the East Coast and in southern locations.
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.
YPCA (Y-Serve) – Young People’s Christian Association (the longest running student organization at EMU)