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‘Letting loose’ in the wake of the pandemic

Agitated and restricted. This was the feeling coming from a group of teenage boys after a year under lock down or the threat of lock-down. “I could see they needed to let loose a bit,” says Charles, one of the volunteers at Young Life’s summer camp in South Australia. “I could so clearly see the […]

We interrupt COVID-19 for an important message

“2021 is off to cracking start for Young Life Australia, although a little different from previous years,” says Young Life Australia CEO, Glyn Henman. “There was no national Summer Camp due to Covid-19, but we did not sit by and wait for the year to start. Instead, we ran a range of fantastic state-based camp and holiday activities in South Australia, Queensland and NSW/ACT. We have seen 90 young people and 58 volunteers from around […]

Adding value – Volunteers in Schools

Nathan Wilson (pictured below left) from Young Life in Redlands, QLD has been running the Friends Resilience Program for high school students in grades eight and nine at Alexandra Hills State High School during the past two years. “I’ve seen the way these life skills learned over the course of two school terms are proving highly […]

Pray – Belarus and the Baltics

Thank you for your prayer support! Please pray for the summer camps / activities in Belarus August 2020, for health and safety and for the message of Jesus Christ clearly proclaimed. Pray for the urgent need for more volunteer leaders and full-time staff in Belarus and Lithuania.  We need 30 new volunteers and two new […]

For Parents and Carers – Covid-19 – Our next steps

Dear parents, carers and to everyone who attends Young Life Club, Out of care and concern for the Australian community, we’d like you to know, Young Life Australia is aware of the latest advice about COVID-19 and is committed to acting responsibly. We are asking you to help us in line with the advice given […]

Pray – Young Life in Greater Melbourne & Casey Area

Pray for the Greater Melbourne region: Pray for what is happening in various areas throughout Greater Melbourne and the work in Monash and newly-established Casey Pray for relationships to be built to enable more Young Life areas throughout Melbourne Pray for Liz, personally, as she tries to manage the work/life balance such as health issues, […]

Pray – Young Life in Hobart

Thank you for praying for our work in Tasmania! Some prayer points: Schools – With all the Covid-19 changes please pray Young Life will be able to resume our previous contact work and for new opportunities  Local Chaplains – We are praying for Jenny, Michelle and Vic as they begin to welcome students back at school  […]

Pray – Young Life in Ryde

Praise God for the volunteers who helped to create the online content as a way of connecting with teenagers when Covid-19 closed down Club Praise God for the youth who have interacted with Insta Club and our Zoom meetings. Please pray for more to join us Pray for wisdom regarding the decision of when and […]