What is YWAM?

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Youth With A Mission is an international interdenominational volunteer missions movement. For more information click here.

What is the mission statement YWAM?

“To know God and make Him known.” For more information click here.

What are YWAM’s main activities worldwide?

Evangelism, Training, and Mercy Ministries. For more information click here.

How is YWAM structured?

YWAM is decentralized with each operating location functioning independently.There are layers of accountability on a global, regional, national and local levels encouraging staff, ministries, and YWAM locations to follow the vision and values of YWAM, to be focused on the kingdom of God and to serve the body of Christ. For more information click  here.

How do I start working with YWAM?

To join YWAM you must complete a Discipleship Training School (DTS). After a DTS, you can become a YWAM staff member and serve as a missionary all over the world, or continue on to complete second level courses or work toward a degree from the University of the Nations.

Where can I go as a YWAM missionary?

YWAM currently operates in more than 1,500 locations in at least 187 countries worldwide. For more information click here.

Do I get paid as a YWAM missionary?

YWAM missionaries do not receive a salary or remuneration from YWAM. Each staff member must raise their own finances – through a partnership of friends, families, and/or churches – in order to serve within YWAM. For more information click here.

How can people make donations to a YWAM missionary?

If the individual is a full-time missionary with YWAM and has a missions account with the University of the Nations Kona Foundation, donations can be made online or by check. For further questions, please contact the finance office or the YWAM missionary you desire to support.

What areas are included in YWAM’s reference to “the spheres of society?”

Family, Economics (Science, Technology & Business), Government, Religion, Education, Communication/Media, and Celebration (Arts, Entertainment & Sports).