Y-Serve at Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia

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.

Check us out on Facebook!

Email or call (540) 432-4115.

Other service opportunities include:


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)