Mission + Values

Our Mission
Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.

Our Vision
Together we have set our eyes Forward, joining in a movement that compels us to go deeper in our walk with Jesus while helping young people grow deeper in their faith; to welcome a diverse team of men and women to all levels of leadership; to innovatet new ways to reach and teach; and to grow - building relationships with more young people all over the world.
Our Values
  1. The Gospel - Living according to and communicating the whole gospel of Jesus Christ.
  2. Scripture - Acting under the authority of Scripture and relying on the Holy Spirit to empower our ministry.
  3. All Kids - Reaching adolescents of every ability and all economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds through innovative apporaches.
  4. Ecumenical - Collaborating with followers of Christ from various traditions and local churches worldwide. 
  5. Diversity - Welcoming those whom God calls to our mission - men and women of all ethnicities and abilities who are committed to the common purpose of introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.
  6. Health - Encouraging our staff and volunteers in their personal and spiritual health so we may minister out of a consistent and growing relationship with Christ and His followers.
  7. Stewardship - Observing the highest standards of stewardship of all the resources placed in our trust.

Our Methods
  • Praying for young people.
  • Going where kids are and building personal relationships with them.
  • Earning the right to share the good news of Jesus Christ.
  • Providing fun, adventurous, life-changing and skill-building experiences.
  • Inviting kids to personally respond to the good news and walking in friendship with them regardless of their response.
  • Preparing kids for a lifelong relationship with Christ and a love for His Word, His mission and the local church.
  • Working in community alongside like-minded adults (volunteer leaders, committee members, donors and staff).


Young Life Sammamish/Issaquah | PO Box 2561 Issaquah, WA 98027-0117

Phone: (425) 392-0515

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