I am the current director of YWAM's sailing vessel Next Wave. We are currently docked in Lesvos, Greece assisting the refugees crossing from Turkey into Greece. The ship is providing housing and a place of community for teams working in the refugee camp on the island.
YWAM is working under a humanitarian organization called Euro Relief to help provide clothing, food, housing, sanitation and showing love. Along with maintaing the ship and hosting teams I and the crew spend several days a week working in the refugee camp and with other ministries helping refugees.
Everyone in YWAM is volunteer and is required to raise their own living and expenses.
Will you please partner with me to show God's love and mercy to the refugees?
My name is Ray Pieratt. I have been a full-time missionary for 12 years serving with YWAM in the Caribbean, USA, Mexico, Central Asia, Europe and on board the Next Wave. My primary ministry for the past 8 years has been in the area of Biblical studies and training missionaries to go out into the field. I have done all of this with financial provision from churches, friends and family.