What Is Committee?

An Essential Foundation

Committee 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 committee. We also welcome the involvement of adult Young Life alumni, whose enthusiasm about their Young Life experiences is valuable to a committee.
Meet some current committee members on this page.'

Caring adults strengthen a local Young Life ministry.

Young Life committees are the lifeline for Young Life in the local area. The committee is a group of local adults who care about kids and are committed to Young Life's mission to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith.

Committee is also active in supporting the local Young Life ministry by praying for local Young Life, by fundraising, securing administrative resources and encouraging staff.

Committee members are encouraged to support kids, support leaders or become involved in the community as a way to support Young Life in the local area.

Become a Committee Member

We have a role for every adult in a community who gets excited about adolescents hearing of God's love for them.  While the needs in every community are different, many staff are looking for adults to serve in ways like:

  • Prayer team — we entrust our success to the One we so passionately tell kids about, so if you have the desire to pray for us and with us, we are grateful.

  • Event support planning and executing fundraisers and informational meetings, from banquets to barbecues, from golf events to skeet shoots.

  • Helping with financial support — local areas are financially supported almost exclusively by local families, businesses and churches, so we need help finding those people, engaging them and thanking them.

  • Leader care — whether it is making them a meal or praying with them, we want our leaders working with kids to know they've got a team cheering them on.

  • Community relations — when the right people know the right things about Young Life -- from pastors to principals to parents -- the mission takes root and grows.

  • Logistical support — stuffing envelopes, data entry, accounting help, newsletter writing -- you name it, we could use your skills!

This is just scratching the surface. And if you don't have the time for a formal committee role, we also need helpers we call the "ministry support team" to play other parts in this effort. When you're on committee, you're also becoming a part of a community of dynamic staff, leaders and other adult supporters. In fact, you'll end up with a front row seat for watching God work in the lives of kids.

Are you interested? Think that maybe YOU were made for this? Then get started by emailing the Southeast Queens Area Director at katricerwalker@gmail.com. If you know someone that would be a good fit, have them send an email to our director as well.
Alfonso Wyatt - Interim Committee Chair
Eugene Mew - Finance Manager
Teddy Reeves - Donor Care Specialist
Gerald Bell - Advisior
Isoke Davis - Events Coordinator
Shaloma Logan - TDS Chair
Stejha Meekins (pictured on right) - Prayer Coordinator
Denise Lawrence - Chaplain

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