The world of young people is becoming increasingly complex. They are searching for belonging, hope and a meaning, but often experience loneliness, depression and emptiness. Young Life Munich is committed to bringing hope and purpose to young people around the world. Young Life Leaders are committed to entering the world of adolescents to provide safe places where kids can experience real life through adventure, humor, service and caring relationships. These relationships do not develop overnight - they require time, patience, trust and reliability. You'll find Young Life leaders serving in local schools, coaching teams, attending musicals, plays and soccer games.
Young people of all backgrounds and beliefs are welcome and accepted. We want to share God's love with young people and give them the opportunity to get to know the person of Jesus Christ and to start a relationship with him. If desired, we offer opportunities for prayer and exchange about the Christian faith.
Young Life leaders are reference persons and mentors during the for many young people challenging and difficult adolescence phase. By building reliable relationships, we give them a feeling of belonging and hope. Often, lifelong friendships develop from this. Our ministry focus is always on relationships, while our programs help to build them.
We want to encourage and empower young people. We do this through group events and individual support in friendships and mentoring relationships. Together with young people, we develop projects and ideas to make a difference in their community.
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Young Life at Glance
Young Life is a global organization committed to bringing hope and purpose to young people around the world. In the DACH Region, serving Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, over 1,000 kids are involved in our weekly clubs and bible studies. More than 3,000 young people are impacted by our ministry every year.
In Germany, Young Life Deutschland e.V., the predecessor organization of what is today Young Life gGmbH, was founded in Berlin in 2007.
In a small Texas town, at the request of his pastor, a young associate minister named Jim Rayburn began showing up in the world of teenagers and sharing the message of God's love through Jesus in ways and words they could understand.
Whether it's in cities or villages, towns or tower-blocks, in countries on every continent, Young Life leaders are working with over 2 million young people, right in their own neighborhoods.
Anchor FACTs and Figures
Today, Young Life is a global organization with local focus. You'll find Young Life leaders from diverse cultures, nationalities and backgrounds in over 100 countries around the world.
Since 1941, Young Life leaders have walked with kids and earned the right to be heard in an exhausting and exciting world. In 2019, 348,000 kids were involved every week all around the world.
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