Youth Service Project

The 2019 YSP Trip to Smith River, CA was a success!
Below are a few pictures, with more to come.

Save the Date: Youth Service Project Team Worship & Report Back

The Youth Service Team extends a special welcome to join them as they lead worship on Sunday, August 25, followed by their Report Back after worship in Simkins Hall. This year the service team participated in Sierra Service Project (SSP) for a week at Smith River to serve and grow in faith. Lunch will be provided.

Sunday, August 25, 10 a.m. worship,
Report Back – 11:15 a.m. in Simkins Hall

Youth Service Project – Radio Feature
While the youth were on their trip, the local Smith River Community Radio station did a feature about the service project, and First UMC Youth Emily Plukas was part of the group that was interviewed. Listen Here


A Look Back: 2017 Youth Service Project Trip


In 2017, the team worked with Appalachia Service Project in the Appalachia Mountains at the border of North Carolina and Tennessee. They repaired homes in a small rural community for people with limited financial resources.

Video by Adam Guerrero

Music: The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This (Lyric)

Check out this Focus On with reflections from several of the 2015 volunteers: