Lifepath Ministries - Get Involved

Get Involved

Thank you so much for wanting to help your neighbors in need! Community support is vital to LifePath Christian Ministries, and there are many ways you can jump right in and serve:

We are blessed by our volunteers, and, frankly, we couldn’t get the work done without them. With around 5,000 volunteers logging more than 30,000 hours a year, they’re indispensable!

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Already a volunteer? Please click the link below to sign in:

Volunteer Login

New to Volunteering? Here are some of our current opportunities:

  • Food Prep and Server- Food Service
  • Facility Maintenance Assistant- Men’s Shelter
  • Store Associate- Downtown York and Eastern Boulevard Stores

Interested? Head to our Volunteer Hub page and create an account today!

Create an Account

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Do you have a Group that would like to volunteer?

Contact Susan Workinger: or 717-845-7662 x 1301.

Interested in volunteering at the Women and Children’s Shelter? You need clearances!

Here is the link to our clearance PDF and instructions:

Volunteer Background  Clearance Form

  • A copy of Background Clearances must be provided by any individual(s) wishing to work with children under the age of eighteen. Pennsylvania clearances are valid for 60 months (5 years).
  • An FBI Clearance must be obtained for any individual who has resided in Pennsylvania for less than ten years, pursuant to ACT 153 of 2014.
  • If you have not lived in the state of Pennsylvania for 10 years or longer, you must get your fingerprinting completed. If you have lived in the state for 10 years or longer, please sign the Volunteer Background Clearance Form and turn that in with your other clearances.

Court-Ordered Community Service Opportunities

Please follow the steps below:

Go to
1) Click “Create Account”
2) Choose your username and password.
3) Click “Next” for Join code.
4) Select “I need court-ordered community service hours
5) Finish the application, read and accept the guidelines, and click submit.
6) Sign up for a shift in one of our three thrift stores, help with book sorting, or sign up for shifts for Facility Maintenance.

IMPORTANT: You must cancel a shift if you are not able to attend. You can only do this by logging into your profile.

IMPORTANT: You must Check-In AND Check-out of your shift for hours to be awarded. You can print any hours awarded off of the online portal.

IMPORTANT: The responsibility of getting the record of hours falls on the Community Service individual, and they can print that off online.


If you have any questions about volunteering with us, please contact Susan Workinger at 717.845.7662 x 1301 or

If you’ve never toured LifePath Christian Ministries, or if you’re trying to figure out where you might volunteer, a tour is a great place to start. Among other things, you’ll discover:

  • that we have 14 buildings!
  • that there’s a 3rd floor to the York Economy Store
  • that we have 45 bathrooms (stocked entirely on donations)
  • that we store enough food to serve over 185,000 meals per year!

A tour of the facilities is a perfect way to see how we help people in need.

To arrange a tour, please contact Matt Leininger at 717-318-80572 or

Prayer is vital to LifePath Christian Ministries. We are blessed by your prayers for LifePath and the lives we touch. A suggested list of prayer needs:

  • men, women, and children struggling with physical, emotional, and spiritual pain
  • men, women, and children who are victims of abuse
  • men, women, and children who turn to LifePath for help
  • our guests who truly desire change, and for their hearts to be open to the gospel
  • our staff for wisdom, patience, kindness, and encouragement
  • our funding needs to always be met, so we can meet the needs of others
  • praise God for the lives being transformed at LifePath
  • praise God for staff and volunteers who are ministering daily to people in need
  • praise God for donors who keep our doors open

Do you have a prayer request?
As you give to LifePath through your prayers and/or donations, we want to give back to you by praying for you. Please submit your prayer requests below, and we will pray for you. Your request and personal information will be kept strictly confidential. See form below.

    First Name

    Prayer Request (required)

    LifePath Christian Ministries would be honored to join your congregation, class, or group to speak about our work and how we are helping the community together.

    To arrange such a visit, please contact Matt Leininger at

    LifePath holds various events and fundraisers throughout the year. Whether you help serve a meal, distribute blankets, attend an outreach event, or any of a number of other opportunities, you’ll be helping people in need.

    Click here to see where & when you can join us.