• Teens Impacted by Jesus’ Love at Retreat

    18 South is thrilled to share that one of our teens made a commitment to Jesus during our 2017 Summer Youth Retreat! Many others took steps closer to Jesus and received prayer, encouragement, and freedom from their struggles. One teen shared that what impacted them the most from the weekend was: “Telling some people what’s […]

  • Introducing 18 South Youth Ministries

    We are thrilled to announce that PTC Youth Services, Inc., will now be known as 18 South Youth Ministries, Inc. This change is being made to help streamline our branding efforts and avoid confusion; nothing about our ministry is changing. Thank you for bearing with us as we implement this name change!  

  • Save the Date: Pancake Breakfast

    Save the Date for 18 South Youth Ministries’ annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser! Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017 Location: Red Lion Elks


    This is Aaron. Aaron volunteers at 18 South Youth Center for 3 hours twice a month on Friday evenings. He tells grandpa jokes and is passionate about loving and praying for the teens at 18 South. Aaron loves Jesus and the kids love Aaron. We need more men like Aaron to mentor the youth men […]

  • Winterblast Retreat Softens Teen Hearts

    From March 10-12, 2017, Camp Orchard Hill in Dallas, Pa., once again hosted a youth center-focused weekend as part of their Winterblast Retreat program. Through the generosity of our donors, 18 South Youth Center was able to take 20 teenagers and 6 adult mentors on this amazing getaway! The weekend was jam packed with fun […]

  • Wanted: Men Like Chris

    This is Chris. Chris volunteers at 18 South Youth Center for 3 hours every Thursday evening. He tells the kids corny jokes and talks about old cars and hunting. Chris loves Jesus and the kids love Chris. We need more men like Chris to mentor the young men at 18 South. Please, Be Like Chris.

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Meal Ministry Grows at 18 South

In June 2016, Kim Halterman, an attendee of Pleasant View Brethren In Christ Church and a faithful volunteer of 18 South Youth Center, spearheaded an effort to provide a free hot meal each evening that the youth center is open for the hungry teens of our community. This ministry has grown to include volunteers from […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer: A Roundup of Thankfulness

During this holiday season, 18 South Youth Center has been blessed with an expanded music nook, freshly waxed floors, donated office and event space, an outpouring of meals for our hungry youth, and new computer equipment. The expanded music nook comes by way of Chad Ward, the owner of The Guitar Spot, located at 30 […]

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18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356

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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 owns and operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., which has reached more than 1,000 teens since it opened in November 2007.