Muncie Area Youth for Christ is located in Muncie, Indiana. Every day at high schools, middle schools, juvenile institutions, coffee shops, and other areas where youth can be found, the Muncie Area Youth For Christ staff and volunteers meet with young people. We are focused on building supportive and encouraging relationships with youth in our community ages 11-19 through fun activities, small groups, mentoring, spiritual life events and more. Through our words and actions we desire to show young people the love of Christ. Our prayer is that every youth in the Delaware County area will hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ by the time they reach their middle school or high school years. "Trust in Him at all times, oh people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us." Psalm 62:8. At Muncie Area Youth for Christ, we are leaning into the truth of scripture and trusting God to guide our steps in these times of uncertainty. We believe God is not caught off guard by the current events in our world and that He is and will continue to carry out His good plans in the midst of what feels unknown to us.
As we continue to navigate new ways to fundraise and connect with our community in this time, we are excited to announce our first ever gofundme campaign, Muncie YFC COVID-19 Relief Fund. As many of you know, we had to cancel what would have been our biggest fundraiser of the year, the Spring Banquet. We truly rely on this big event, and others like it to support the workings of our ministry in Muncie. In lieu of the Spring Banquet, we are exploring new ways to share our mission with you and to give you the opportunity to join us through prayer and donations to continue to pour into the lives of young people ages 11-19 in Delaware County. Throughout this campaign, we will keep you updated though videos, photos, stories and more. These updates will allow you to learn about what God is teaching us in this season of uncertainty, how we are continuing to connect with our students virtually, and what new ideas we have on the horizon! We will continue to connect virtually, support, and love our students in this time and we ask you to join us!
Before this season of COVID-19 came about, our team read the Spirituality of Fundraising by Henri Nouwen. As Henri Nouwen quotes, we believe, “From beginning to end, fundraising as ministry is grounded in prayer and undertaken in gratitude". We are grateful for each one of you that has joined our mission in prayer and donations in the past, and we are excited for those that will join us in the future! We are joyful for the blessings God bestows upon us and thankful for the work that He will carry out in our community through your generous support. We cannot do it without you. What a beautiful opportunity that God allows us to be a part of His work in the lives of those around us.