What is Committee?

Each local area has a committee of adults who believes in the mission of Young Life: to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and to help them grow in their faith. You'll find adults from all different backgrounds, careers and churches, including lots of moms and dads who care about kids.

The committee, comprised of parents, Young Life alumni and civic leaders, provides a foundation of financial, administrative and moral support for the local Young Life team.

Ask your area staff person for a local list, and feel free to call these folks with your questions at any time.

Committee

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An Essential Foundation

Adult Support is the foundation for Young Life in a local area. Oftentimes, new Young Life clubs start because of the interest and awareness created by the active adult supporters. We also welcome the involvement of adult Young Life alumni, whose enthusiasm about their Young Life experiences is valuable to an area. 

The Purpose of Committee is toL
  • share responsibility for the ministry with the local Young Life staff. 
  • Roles include:
  • Praying for the ministry
  • Raising funds to support the local budget
  • Monitoring the area's financial affairs
  • Promoting Young Life in the area
  • Supporting and assisting staff and volunteers
  • Ensuring the integrity of the local ministry
 
The Responsibilities of the Committee include:
  • Attending monthly meetings
  • Supporting the area financially
  • Leading activities supporting the area (e.g., Banquets, prayer team)
  • Encouraging local staff and volunteers
  • Attending at least one Young Life activity during the year (e.g., Club, Campaigners, camp)
 
If you would like to serve on the Young Life Committee, please contact the Young Life office.
Address

Young Life Mountaineer Area | PO Box 533 Morgantown, WV 26507-0533

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