What is it? The Academy is a one-year leadership development program for 8 to 10 SSP staff members, in which Fellows improve leadership skills and discern their calling to an expression of Christian faith through service to others. This is a collaboration between SSP and Wesley Theological Seminary (WTS). “Leadership Academy helps SSP staff answer […] Continue Reading
SSP is an ecumenical Christian nonprofit organization, providing life-changing service projects in low-income communities. We invite high school, middle school, and intergenerational volunteers to experience the profound power of serving people with a culture and background different from their own.
All youth are welcome and affirmed at SSP. We create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth, staff, and adults to explore the connection between faith and service, and strive to exemplify God’s unconditional love. We embrace diversity, which gives our communities strength and vitality, and believe we are more impactful when we collaborate with others.
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By Tara Dettmar of the Tolowa Dunes Stewards near Smith River, CA The Tolowa Dunes Stewards (TDS) are a small group of dedicated volunteers and part time employees working to restore and conserve a section of the Northern California coastline. Known regionally as the Tolowa Coast, this land is the aboriginal territory of the Tolowa […] Continue Reading