2017–2019 Mission Grant 13
Equipping Youth to Witness for Life — Y4Life
Lutherans for Life
Y4Life seeks to equip young people to be the voices for life in a culture that glorifies the choice of death. The need is especially true for teens, college students, and young adults who are bombarded with secular life styles that are contrary to God’s wonderful plan for life. Currently, the Y4Life program is serving college campuses. The mission grant funds will go directly towards expanding the initiative to include Lutheran high school campuses. By training student leaders and providing ongoing mentorship and support for the individual campus ministries, they can raise their voices for life.
WHEREAS, The mission of Y4Life, a ministry of Lutherans for Life, is to equip Lutheran youth and young adults to be Gospel-motivated voices for life who set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity (1 Tim. 4:11); and
WHEREAS, 1.2 million women have abortions every year in the United States, with approximately 27% of those having no religious affiliation; and
WHEREAS, There is a great need to equip young Lutherans to share the Gospel through life issues and serve in their own schools and communities; and
WHEREAS, Y4Life seeks to equip young people to speak for life and serve their community through student-led life ministries on high school and college campuses; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the delegates gathered at the 2017 Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, vote the sum of $25,000 to help fund Equipping Youth to Witness for Life — Y4Life.