Sister Rhonda Campbell, who works with special needs teenagers in school District 49, helps with many aspects of the youth ministries at Emmanuel. Her main focus is the Prayer and Aid for Local and Long Distance Students, or PALS, ministry. Sister Campbell, being a product of an HBCU (Johnson C. Smith University) knows the value of being connected to the church. PALS provides qualified Emmanuel college students care packages as an assistance to aid their college experience. Emmanuel, through PALS, maintains connection to the future of our youth.