• 18 South Schedules Spring Banquet

    18 South Youth Center invites the community to help us celebrate another year of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time at our Spring Banquet at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Chapel Church, which is located at 3050 Cape Horn Road in Red Lion. We are thrilled that this year our […]

  • Support 18 South May 4 with Give Local York

    Give Local York is hosting its first ever Give Big Day this year on May 4! Give Local York aims to raise $1 million for hundreds of local nonprofits, including 18 South Youth Ministries! This is an incredible opportunity to bring everyone in York County together to take pride in our community and support the […]

  • 18 South Hires Alia as Ministry Coordinator

    We are thrilled to announce the hire of Alia Dyke as 18 South’s new Ministry Coordinator! Alia, who was hired in March 2018, has helped in leadership with youth and young people for many years in the church and believes in motivating the next generation. Her passion for youth comes from her own high school years.   “I always had people pouring into me […]

  • Winter Retreat 2018 Changes Teen Lives

    On the weekend of March 9-11, 2018, 18 South Youth Center took 26 youth to Camp Orchard Hill for a spiritually energizing weekend with Joshua Ott and Kevion Kevi Morse. What an incredible weekend! Several teens who came from 18 South made a commitment to Christ, some shared some really tough stuff they have going […]

  • Share the Love raises $1.3k for 18 South

    The Share the Love Celebration raised more than $1,300 for 18 South Youth Ministries on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Red Lion! Many thanks to everyone who donated gift baskets in support of 18 South and also to all of those who attended the event. We are incredibly grateful for Laura Rudacille, Art-Em-Is, BJ Riley […]

  • 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 – […]


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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 […]

Christmas 2017 Update

We are joyfully celebrating 10 years of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time at 18 South Youth Center in 2017! Since the doors to our facility at 18 S. Pine St. in Red Lion opened on Nov. 17, 2007, more than 1,200 young people have crossed our threshold and encountered the love and […]

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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.