Being the hands and feet of Jesus

Y-Serve (Young People’s Christian Association) is the longest-running student organization at EMU! We are students eager to offer service to our community and beyond. Our goal is to serve others as the hands and feet of Jesus.

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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

Making Donuts at the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale (Rockingham County Fairgrounds)

Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m.-Noon. Sign up here!

GAP: Grandparent Adoption Program at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Center (VMRC)

—Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. in the VMRC Woodland Community (interested students must complete volunteer training)

Kid’s Club (neighborhood children’s ministry)

—New site – Community Mennonite Church (beginning in October)
—Mondays from 5:15-7:15 p.m. at Immanuel Mennonite Church
—Mondays from 5:30-7 p.m. at Merriwether Hills – Eastside Church
—Tuesdays from 5:15-7:30 p.m. at Brown Memorial Community Church
—Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Waynesboro Mennonite Church
—Wednesdays from 4:30-6 p.m. at Ridgeway Mennonite Church
—Thursdays at 5:30-7 p.m. at Park View Mennonite Church (beginning September 14, 2017)

Fall Break Service Trip to McDowell County, West Virginia with Sharing With Appalachian People (SWAP)

—October 20-24 (Friday evening through sometime Tuesday)

Christmas Caroling at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Center (VMRC)

—Date TBD

Spring Break Y-Trips 2018

Spring Break Y-Trips build friendships through serving others in various locations across the east coast and the south.

Spring Service Days in the EMU neighborhood

—Saturdays in March and April in the EMU neighborhood

—Please fill out this form to request a Y-Serve group for Spring Service Day Fundraiser.

Limited scholarships are available to help students participate in workshops, seminars and conferences related to Christian service.

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Want to get involved? email or call 540-432-4115.