• Sponsor a Teen for Winter Retreat

    Follow this link to sponsor a teen’s life-changing trip to our Winter Youth Retreat!

  • Spring Banquet: May 5, 2018

    Please save the date and plan to attend our annual Spring Banquet on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 5-7 p.m.! When: Saturday, May 5, 2018 Where: Chapel Church – 3050 Cape Horn Road in Red Lion Time: Doors will open at 5 p.m. Cost: By Donation Registration to attend this event will open shortly – […]

  • Share the Love Celebration: Feb. 24, 2018

    The Share the Love Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 will benefit three local non-profits, including 18 South! Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and a Silent Auction. This event is presented by Laura Rudacille, Art-Em-Is, BJ Riley Pest Control, and Guitar Spot. Date: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m. Location: Art-Em-Is […]

  • 18 South is Hiring

    18 South Youth Ministries is hiring a Full-Time Ministry Coordinator. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to info@18South.org. Ministry Coordinator Job Description Description of Responsibilities The Ministry Coordinator will provide administrative support for 18 South Youth Ministries. These duties shall include event planning, fundraising, donor relations, public relations, and […]

  • 18 South Releases 2017 Annual Report

    18 South Youth Ministries has released its 2017 Annual Report. Thank you so much to everyone who made 2017 such an amazingly successful year for our ministry! To God be the glory!

  • 18 South Elects Board Officers

    18 South Youth Ministries, Inc. has elected its 2018 board officers. Paul Dauenbaugh, the pastor of Pleasant View Brethren in Christ Church, has been elected President of the board. A graduate of Messiah College and Evangelical Seminary, Paul joined the board in February 2017 and is equipped with more than 15 years worth of experience […]


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18 South Bids Farewell to Carrigan

18 South Youth Ministries is bidding farewell to Marilyn Carrigan, who stepped down from our board of directors in December 2017. Marilyn has faithfully served on the board since August 2016 and will continue to help as an active volunteer at the youth center. An attendee of Living Word Community Church in Red Lion, Marilyn […]

18 South Bids Farewell to Dyke

18 South Youth Ministries is bidding a fond farewell to Keith Dyke, who resigned from our board of directors in December 2017 after faithfully serving on the board for nearly a decade. A native of Red Lion, Keith serves as the supervisor of social and student services at Dallastown Area School District. He served for […]

18 South Bids Farewell to Price

18 South Youth Ministries is so grateful for Verna Price’s five years of faithful service on our Board of Directors. Verna stepped down from her role in 2017. For many years, she also served in officer positions as the board’s secretary and Vice President. An attendee of Living Word Community Church in Red Lion, Verna […]

Volunteers Receive Suicide Prevention Training

On Monday, Dec. 4. 2017, a group of 8 volunteers from 18 South completed a training course led by Suicide Prevention of York. These volunteers are now QPR (Question, Persuade, Respond) Certified, which is a method for detecting if someone is suicidal and then getting them treatment. According to Suicide Prevention of York, suicides in […]

Awakening Goddess Retreats Blesses 18 South

18 South Youth Ministries is so grateful for the support of Laura Rudacille this holiday season! During the past few months, Laura has been raising money for 18 South by selling her Beautifully Broken pendant and offering a portion of the proceeds to our ministry. Through this project, her business, Awakening Goddess Retreats, has been […]

A Decade of Building Our Future

On November 17, 2017, 18 South Youth Center marked 10 years of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time! The doors to 18 South opened on November 17, 2007, and during the next decade, 1,243 teens walked through those doors. Our ministry has grown by leaps and bounds since that time, and we are […]

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18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356
info@18South.org
717.347.8416

18 South Youth Ministries

18 South Youth Ministries strives to create opportunities for caring, responsible adults with Christian values to build authentic relationships with youth. The nonprofit operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., which has reached more than 1,000 teens since it opened in November 2007.