Service Over Self exists to glorify God by proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed through urban home repair camps.

Spring Break

College students travel from all across the country to partner with inner-city homeowners in making their homes warmer, safer and drier. Through relationship building and home repair, groups are invited to participate the kingdom work of bringing renewal in our city.

Summer Camp

SOS offers Junior High and High School students the chance to sacrifice a week of their summer to immerse themselves in the inner-city of Memphis. Students partner with homeowners to serve Memphis and our Savior by repairing homes in the Binghampton and Orange Mound neighborhoods.

The Academy

The SOS Academy is a one year internship that trains and equips 19-26 year olds to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with their God in an urban context. Interns will gain practical urban ministry experience and will be discipled as followers of Jesus Christ as they live incarnationally in a low-income urban neighborhood in Memphis, TN.

SOS Builds

SOS Builds is an after school program for urban youth providing educational, character, and leadership enrichment through hands-on construction training. Through SOS Builds, urban youth will gain practical vocational skills, learn to be servant leaders, and grow as followers of Jesus.




Homes Repaired


Summer Staff


Shingles Replaced

Summer Camp registration…coming soon!

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    Meet our New Asst. Construction Director – Jake Wiig

    We are excited to announce the newest member of our full time staff team: Jake Wiig. Jake is originally from rural Nebraska but from there found his way to the University of Missouri (MIZ…) on a wheelchair basketball scholarship. He graduated in 2013 with a......

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    Get to know SOS Builds and Ally!

    Last winter, the SOS staff began dreaming with Cornerstone Prep, the BDC and the Carpenter Art Garden about a way we could engage urban students’ classroom knowledge with vocational skill. Through many meetings, lots of prayer and some quality elbow grease, SOS Builds was born.......

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    Golf, BBQ, Prizes, and a Great Cause

    The 12th Annual Mike Myatt Memorial SOS Golf Classic is coming up soon – Saturday, September 13th at The Links at Galloway. Click HERE to register now! Why should you participate?   Great Golf What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than playing golf with......

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    Summer Wrap-up

    Today marks the official end of our 2014 summer camps.  We have been greatly encouraged through the summer seeing how God has shown himself throughout Binghampton and Orange Mound. Campers embraced the discomfort of rooftops in the humidity of a Memphis summer to make homes......

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