ServiceworX began in the summer of 2005 by the mother and son team of Helen and Sean Sanford. It was created in response to feedback from parents and participants of our high school program, JusticeworX . Parents, youth ministers and pastors were seeking a program for junior high students that complemented their religious education with a fun and informative ministry experience. ServiceworX emerged out of that conversation and is a fantastic opportunity for junior high school youth.
Beginning with a few dozen students from St. Charles Borromeo Church in Skillman, NJ and The Church of the Nativity in Fairhaven, NJ, ServiceworX has grown from three weeks of programming with 30 participants to over 18 weeks of programming with nearly 450 participants – and it continues to grow every year. Facilitated by dedicated and passionate youth ministry staff, ServiceworX is a fun-filled and exciting week that helps young people grow in faith and build relationships. By empowering young people to help build the Kingdom of God through service to those in need, we are offering them a precious resource – a faith that speaks to their lives and helps them navigate the world in which they live.