Ascension has had a long history of youth mission trips ranging from Appalachia Service Project (ASP), Mississippi (Gulf Coast Trip), Young Neighbors in Action (YNIA), and Tijuana. Currently, we are only going on a yearly ASP trip.
Around September each year Ascension Youth Ministry offers an information meeting. Attendance at this meeting is HIGHLY encouraged.
This year's meeting is in the Pine Room on Sunday Sept. 18 following the 9am and 11am Masses. The application forms can be found here.
Appalachia Service Project has been a beloved aspect of Ascension youth ministry for over 20 years. Decades ago this trip began with a small group of 5 vans totaling 35 people and has grown to 23 vans equaling 161 people. AYM usually goes to ASP the last full week of July, which is known as “week 7” to ASPers.
All teens (and their parents) are encourage to utilize the participants "Managed Missions" username and password to be aware of our monthly meetings, their fundraising progress, and balance due.