Our Guiding Values as YWAM:
Keeping our YWAM Values in mind
Here for your reference or interest is our major 2017 projects with Youth With A Mission (YWAM).
We will be updating them as the year progresses.
ACT (American Circle Team)
During the year our team normally plans numerous prayer meetings off hours to tune in to what the Lord wants for this next season of time. As 2017 arrived major changes within YWAM Leadership structure has changed our actual job as it has been through the years. As the new ACT, or “American Circle Team” begins operating for it’s third year we still meet often as a former team and support what God wants to do in North America.
We meet as regular as each of our schedules allow to pray for each other, the team, each person’s needs, and any other area relevant.
YWAM Together Conference in 2017; Dates to be announced – at YWAM Kansas City . Please visit www.ywamkc2016.org to register or for more information. The website will transition to 2017 as information is available.
The 2017 NIKO schedule is ALWAYS in planning and dates are open.
Scheduled At present:
The next scheduled that Bob will staff is July 10 – 14, 2017. It will be his 55th NIKO.
The second scheduled NIKO that Bob will staff is August 21 – 25, 2017. It will be his 56th NIKO.
The third scheduled NIKO that Bob will staff is September 21 – 25, 2017. It will be his 57th NIKO.
Dates to be announced as they are scheduled by groups/churches/schools/ or businesses.
Please check back regularly or go to: http://www.ywamsalem.org/niko/
Bob looks forward to staffing a number of NIKO programs again in 2017. Last year he was able to staff three and hopes to top that.
This is a program we highly recommend to your local church and youth groups along with young adult groups.
In 2017 our NIKO team is expecting to plant the NIKO program in Ensenada, Mexico. That is exciting to our family since our daughter Leeanne has a huge heart and history with YWAM Ensenada and Tepic. It would be a dream to participate in bringing NIKO to Ensenada.
Bob & Kathy’s YWAM Salem Schedule:
Special Projects & Consulting
This is the best description for our roles in both YWAM offices these days. From caring for the ministry’s needs in the Marion County Planning and other legal areas as needed, to simply whenever and wherever there is a need is to be accomplished.
In process until project completed – YWAM Salem – Working with Marion County Planning about land use zoning at campus & new master plan is in progress.
Property Planning & New Master Plan Team – Scheduled Meetings: Bob is team participant
Planning for the new Master Plan will see us visiting our neighbors door to door to share the new, updated plan for our campus as Spring arrives. – Bob is team participant
YWAM Salem Schedule & Schools schedule – Please see the Campus link at: http://www.ywamsalem.org/
Monthly or as Scheduled: Property Planning Team Meeting 3:30 to 5 PM – Bob participates
Monthly attends Salem Net Meetings on third Wednesday – Bob has represented YWAM Salem since 1989
On the Road 2017
2017 again brings an enormous amount of travel time. Kathy and I once again look forward to the adventures this year brings as we travel for ministry. We will begin our travel as we head for Tucson, AZ in March. This first scheduled trip comes under the MRO “ministry hat,” however, rarely do our travels only involve either YWAM or racing (MRO) because both ministries always seems to get involved wherever we are.
This year also will find us in more in the West Coast States except Iowa and Watkins Glen, NY in July which will be one of the year’s highlights due to Bob’s huge history there. So, we cannot wait to see what the Lord has planned for us this year. One never knows what the Lord asks us to do or where we may go for Him, …and THAT has proven true and exciting, yet often daunting throughout these thirty years plus serving Him in ministry!