We want to help you discover your passions and gifts and provide channels for you to use those to serve God in the world.

We have a variety of ministries that serve our city of Salem and provide ways for you to get involved in missions locally. 

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YWAM Missions Training Courses

YWAM’s training programs aim to equip Christians to serve others in areas of their gifts and calling. Each of our schools combine theory with practical application and take place in a live/learn environment here on our campus in Salem, Oregon. Our courses range from 3-6 months and often include an international field assignment!

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Have you done a DTS? Your YWAM Journey Starts Here.

Do a Discipleship Training School, YWAM’s flagship missionary training course. First, you’ll spend 3 months getting to know God along side a vibrant Christian community and the inspiring beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Then you’ll embark on a life-changing 2-month overseas missions trip, focused on making God known. Submit your info to learn more.

→ A new DTS starts every September, January, April, and June!

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Lecture Phase
12 Weeks in Oregon
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Outreach Phase
10 Week International Trip

Learn More about the DTS Program

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YWAM Secondary Schools

Once you've completed a DTS, a whole new world of missionary training opens up to you! Each of our courses are registered with the University of the Nations, YWAM's global university. Are you interested in further training in any of the following topics?

Chronological Bible Core Course

Length: 12 Weeks

Next School: September 2020

The Chronological Bible Core Course (CBCC) is a 12 week course designed specifically for students to gain the tools to bring the Word of God to life in their own lives. This course gives students a thorough understanding of the inductive approach to Bible study through observing, interpreting, and applying the scriptures.

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Chronological Bible Core Course Homework

Foundations for Counseling Ministries

Length: 12 Weeks, plus optional 8 week outreach

Next School: Spring 2021

The Foundations for Counseling Ministry school (FCM) is a 12 week course (plus an optional outreach) aimed to introduce students to a Biblical framework for Christian counseling. FCM is about learning the ways of God in order to provide counsel from a Biblical point of view.

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School of Apostolic Missions

Length: 12 Weeks

Next School: September 2020

The School of Apostolic Missions (SOAM) is a 12 week course (plus an optional outreach) where you will walk alongside experienced cross-cultural missionaries and develop a strategy and plans to pioneer new ministries.

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School of Ministry Development

Length: 12 Weeks

Next School: January 2020

The School of Ministry and Leadership Development (SOMD) is a 12 week course that serves as a tool for equipping the individual with a biblical foundation for effective personal ministry and identity-based leadership. 

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Seminars for YWAMers

These short, intensive seminars are a great way to sharpen your skills in a strategic area for missions. 

Leadership Seminar

Length: 1 Week

Next Seminar: TBD

This week long seminar is designed for YWAMers who want leadership development opportunities.

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More Seminars Coming Soon

Length: TBD

Date: TBD

We have a desire to provide accessible training through short seminars. Check back here for the latest seminars. 

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