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:

President: Katherine Graber
Leadership Team: Anna Messer, Jacob Lester, Sammy Kauffman
Campus Pastor/Advisor: Brian Martin Burkholder
Campus Ministries Program Assistant: Suzy Hostetler

Coming service opportunities:

April 18 (morning through lunch) – 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.

Kid’s Club (neighborhood children’s ministry)

Every Monday from 5:15-7:15 p.m. at Immanuel Mennonite Church
Every Thursday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Ridgeway Mennonite Church

Fall Service Days – (dates to be announced)

Lawn and garden care, house cleaning and odd jobs for faculty, staff and neighbors

→ Need help from a Y-Serve team? Fill out our service request form.

March 5-13, 2016 – Spring Break Y-Trips

Spring Break Y-Trips build friendships while serving others in various locations across the East Coast and in southern locations.

Check us out on Facebook!

Want to get involved? 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)