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 provides opportunities for serving others in the name of Jesus.
YPCA (Y-Serve) Leadership Team:
Co-Presidents: Amanda Helfrich and Courtney Jones
Leadership Team: Jacob Lester, _____, _____ (you?)
Campus Pastor/Advisor: Brian Martin Burkholder
Campus Ministries Program Assistant: Suzy Hostetler
Coming service opportunities:
Fall semester service projects
-VA Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Relief Sale (Oct. 5, 2013)
-Fall Break Service Trip (Oct. 19-22) – location(s) TBD
-Fall Service Days (Saturdays in October and November)
Form your own Y-Serve (service) team or join up with other students to meet the fall cleaning, lawn/garden care and other needs of the faculty, staff and EMU neighbors.
Spring Break Y-Trips (March 1-9, 2014)
Spring Break Y-Trips facilitate building friendships with peers while serving others in various locations across the East Coast and in southern locations.
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.
YPCA – Young People’s Christian Association (the longest running student organization at EMU)