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The Young Adult Volunteer Program (YAV) provides an opportunity for young adults, age 18-30, to serve in communities of need for a year, practice simple living in intentional community, and participate in meaningful vocational discernment. The YAV program is open to any person of faith or good will who wants to partner with the Presbyterian Church to provide valuable community service and learn in a community of volunteers and experienced mentors.

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Imagine No Malaria

A Resilient Musician Listen to my friend from Burundi belt his heart out!  Imagine No Malaira: Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfHdqOBUwc8&list=UU-NFR03XivgmfEmPwr9KrMA&index=5 Imagine No Malaria: Part 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVc2zXlpK2Y&list=UU-NFR03XivgmfEmPwr9KrMA&index=2 My friend, Jay played at an “Imagine No Malaria” concert that another friend and I attended a couple of weeks ago. It’s one thing to attend a benefit concert when you are […]


From A to Z by Grace

  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014 From A to Z It’s been a busy few weeks and I have not gotten a chance to blog.  Here are some snapshots of my Tucson life recently.   Ab workouts – When my coworkers and I are feeling tired or disengaged we get up and do an “ab break.” […]


Allie, Finding Grace in New Beginnings

Finding Grace In Beginnings I feel like I have truly learned something new every day while working at CHRPA. I have been outdoors and on roofs more than I ever imagined but I love working with my hands and being able to see the immediate result of our work.The past 3 weeks have been packed […]


Meet Hanbyeol– from South Korea!

Buenos días! (Good morning) It means Good morning in spanish. After orientation for a week in New York, I came to Tucson. It was a really good week in Stony Point for orientation, because I had rich experiences learning about my friends-who have different cultures than I do-opinion. The first time, I had to be […]


Operation Streamline by Grace

Culpable. Guilty. Culpable. Guilty. Culpable. Guilty. Operation Streamline Currently, I am getting trained to lead educational trips with BorderLinks.  I am fortunate to get to do hands-on work that introduces me to different parts of the immigration system.  Last week, I went to the Tucson courthouse with my coworkers to observe Operation Streamline. Before Operation […]