Young Adult Service Communities (YASC) Network
Transform your Life - Transform the World
United Church of Christ
Young Adult Service Communities
Follow the journey of YASC Interns 2013-2014
YASC Interns in Seattle "A Leap of Faith: A year of doing justice, loving kindness,
and walking humbly with our God."
Young adult service programs combine social action and faithful service
Application Now Open 2014 - 2015 YASC (Ages 21-35)
Apply by December 15, 2013 for priority decision.
All completed applications due February 15, 2014.
2014-2015 YASC Network Locations possible in Bethesda, MD - Westford, MA - Philadelphia, PA - Chicago, IL - St. Louis, MO - Seattle, WA - Carlsbad, CA
Review informational flyer.
View video of YASC Interns and Global Mission Interns in action.
"Read an Open Letter to College Students and other Young Adults" - (PDF Format)
Housing, food stipend, and health insurance provided.
Possibility of qualification for an AmeriCorps Education Grant. Letters of support provided for applying for student loan deferment.
- Intentional Community Living
Interns live in intentional community with each other - sharing time, space, traditions, commitments, and reflection. Interns development relationships with their host congregation, local community, and YASC groups in other locations.
- Congregational Service
Experience the integration of congregational life and mission/service/justice advocacy. Develop servant leadership skills.
- Hands-On Justice Advocacy/Service Opportunities
Experience the gifts and share your passions and skills with vulnerable or excluded people.
- Faith Conversations
Reflect on your experience and explore a vocabulary of faith that expresses a radical hospitality. Participate in "vocational discernment" and help vision a church engaged in God's work in the world. Participate in justice Leaders training.
2013 - 2014 YASC Network Locations
Justice Advocacy Settings: Justice Advocacy Agencies & Intensive Justice Leadership Training.
♦ Church Council of Greater Seattle
♦ Washington Low Income Housing Alliance
♦ Earth Ministry
Philadelphia, PA - Host Church
♦ Old First Reformed UCC
Justice Advocacy Settings:
♦ P.O.W.E.R. (Faith-based Community Organizing)
Direct Service Settings:
♦ Old First Wellspring Program
♦ Bethesda Project
Bethesda, MD - Westmoreland Volunteer Corps