First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo

212 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 381-6340


Appalachia Service Project 2019

July 27 - August 3, 2019
Guyan Valley, West Virginia

What is the Appalachia Service Project?
The Appalachia Service Project is an organization headquartered in Tennessee that addresses the housing needs of Central Appalachia. Facilitated by an ASP administrative staff, our youth Tribe and adult volunteers give of their time, resources, and talents. Projects range from repairing foundations to roofing a house and everything in between. Most volunteers are unskilled or semi-skilled, yet the work done is incredible. The volunteers to ASP come from many areas of the country, walks of life, professions, and Christian denominations; yet the common theme of service binds volunteers into a family. Volunteers give freely of their time so that they might complete “miracles” of home repair and live out the Gospel.

The 2019 Theme is "Be the Peace."  Our youth are gearing up for this summer's service project in Guyan Valley. Coming up are task meetings, a ramp build that will train the youth in how to use tools, team building sessions, and more!  You can help support our ASP Team with your prayers.  If you would like to make a gift to help with the cost of their travels, please make your check out to the church with "ASP" in the memo.  Thank you for your support.

Visit the ASP Facebook page for Guyan Valley where you can meet the staff at the center.