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  • Capital Episcopal Youth Network

    by Elizabeth Coldiron, Capital Episcopal Youth Network, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento The Capital Episcopal Youth Network was formed in the fall of 2014, when youth leaders from churches in and around the Sacramento area came together to create opportunities for youth to serve, learn and grow together- all while having fun! In 2015, the holiday weekends of Martin Luther King Day and Presidents’ Day were the times these Episcopal youth served together for Sierra Service Project’s Weeken...

  • Youth Serve in North Sacramento

    by Sierra Service Project Over two weekends, January 16th-18th and February 13th-15th, nearly 100 volunteers have gathered to serve the community of North Sacramento and put their faith into action in 2015. Over half of these volunteers came from seven different Episcopal churches from The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. Youth and adults worked with groups from other churches in North Sacramento, as part of Sierra Service Project’s Weekends of Service program.

  • Sierra Service Project Weekends 2015

    by Sierra Service Project This school year marks Sierra Service Project’s fifth year of offering Weekends of Service for local youth groups. Each weekend starts on Friday evening and ends on Sunday afternoon. Weekend projects range from full group community service activities to standard repair projects.

  • Sierra Service Project Trip

    Sierra Service Project Sends Youth and Young Adults to Central America Register by May 3, 2013 by The Sierra Service Project The Sierra Service Project, SSP, has sent teams of young people to serve and learn in Central America since 2003. These are challenging, life-changing and extremely rewarding experiences for mature young people eager to grow in faith and understanding. These projects focus on social justice; participants immerse themselves in the culture of Nicaragua and Guatemala, two of ...

  • Weekend of Service

    Honoring Veterans with a Weekend of Service by Chuck Schaller, Adult Counselor, St. Michael's, Carmichael Twenty-four youth and adult counselors from four Northern California churches spent Veteran’s Day weekend making a difference in their community – a small gift to those who gave so much so that we can enjoy and help others to enjoy the great life we have in this country. We cleaned and repaired a home for a woman who gives a lot to her community but needed a helping hand to brighten her life...

  • Participate in a Weekend of Service

    Sierra Service Project Announces Sacramento Weekends of Service During the 2011-2012 school year, youth groups from across Northern California participated in a Weekend of Service, sharing Christ's love through acts of service in the Sacramento area with Sierra Service Project (SSP). Junior high and high school youth worked on construction projects for local nonprofits and homeowners, and were challenged to grow in their relationship with God. During two weekends, teenagers worked for Soil Born ...

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