Youth Mission Opportunities

For churches that are seeking youth-focused mission opportunities, here are some suggestions provided by New England Conference Disaster Response & Mission Coordinator Barbara Burnside. 

For mixed-age opportunities in our New England region, please see NE UMVIM Locations.

Contact her at or (978) 682-8055, ext. 135



United Methodist Action Reach-out Mission by Youth (UM ARMY) provides Christ-centered missions that serve people in need and promote spiritual growth and leadership development in youth and young adults.

Find a UM ARMY information sheet

See a UM ARMY brochure

Find them online:


Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

Find them online:

How to volunteer with ASP

Watch a video of youth who speak about their transformative ASP experience

Watch a video overview of ASP’s youth-service-focused ministry

Also, there are a great many very informative videos on YouTube

Young People's Ministries

For youth ministry opportunities in the U.S. and outside the country, through Young People's Ministries (part of Discipleship Ministries) go to