April 10, 2017

Washington Yakima Mission

Free resources about the Washington Yakima Mission:

*Other Mission Pages: Washington LDS Missions.

Interesting facts about Yakima

  1. The city is named after of the Yakima Indians.
  2. Yakima is known for its apples.
  3. Lewis and Clark’s expedition came across Yakima in 1805.
  4. The original Central Washington State Fair started in Yakima in 1894.
  5. The wine industry has steadily grown in the area since the 1970s.
  6. The population is close to 100,000 people.

Washington Yakima Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Washington Yakima Mission. We try our best to keep this information up to date, but it’s a good idea to double check the mission address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

Washington Yakima Mission
1006 S 16th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone Number: 1-509-571-1290
Mission President: President John C. Lewis

Washington Yakima Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Washington Yakima Mission (LDS). To access the official LDS.org map for the Yakima Mission:

  1. Log into your LDS account here.
  2. Click here.

Videos with Yakima RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Washington Yakima Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews.

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Washington Yakima Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Washington Yakima Mission. This blog list includes the missionary’s name, blog URL and when their mission blog was last updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

Yakima Returned Missionaries lifey.org/washington-yakima-mission 2017
President & Sister Lewis yakimamission.wordpress.com 2017
Sister Paige Skousen sisterpaigeskousen.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Benjamin Adams elderbenadams.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Spencer Enderton elderenderton.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Conner Miles elderconnermiles.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Nathan Moser eldernathanmoser.blogspot.com 2017
Sister Jaycie Baird jayyak.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Boren elderdboren.blogspot.com 2017
Elder William King elderwilliamking.blogspot.com 2017
Yakima Mission myyakimamissionary.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Alison Knight hermanaalisonknight.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Samantha Dee sisterdeewkm.weebly.com 2016
Sister Lisl Karony sisterlislkarony.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Sarah Marble hermanasarahhmarble.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Ashley Cain hermanacaininkennewick.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Chandler Woodward elderchandlerwoodward.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Brinkerhoff brinkblinks.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Clay Oliver elderclayoliver.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Anna Kennedy hermanakennedy.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Matthew Archibald eldermattarchibald.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Matthew Kupferer kupfererinkennewick.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Christopher Smith elderchristophersmith.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Glen Wright elderglenwright.blogspot.com 2015
Sister Alima Cannon mymission.com/sisteralimacannon 2014

Washington Yakima Mission Groups

Here are Washington Yakima Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni who served in the Washington Yakima Mission. Coming soon..

Washington Yakima Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Washington Yakima Mission!

Shirt designs include Washington Yakima Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: Washington Yakima missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Yakima Mission gifts

Yakima Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Washington Yakima LDS Mission.

  1. 2015-2018, John C. Lewis

Washington LDS Statistics (2015)

  • Church Membership: 282,356
  • Missions: 7
  • Temples: 3
  • Congregations: 549
  • Family History Centers: 79

Helpful Articles about Washington

Coming soon..

Yakima Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Washington Yakima RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

*Click here to take a survey to help pre-missionaries going to your mission.

When did you serve?

  • 2015-2017 (Paige)

What areas did you serve in?

  • Wenatchee, Sunnyside, Yakima, Moses Lake. (Paige)

What were some favorite foods?

  • FRUIT! The Yakima Mission is very agricultural, so when harvest season comes along, people would give us the most delicious fruit I’ve ever had in my life. (Paige)

What was a funny experience?

What was a crazy experience?

What was a spiritual experience?

What are some interesting facts about the Yakima Mission?

  • Because of the agriculture, there’s a huge Hispanic population. Get ready for delicious Mexican food! (Paige)

What was the weather like?

  • Four seasons. We had hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. (Paige)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • The wards LOVE their missionaries. The members are amazing and there are a lot of humble, wonderful people. (Paige)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • Bring good walking shoes. Only 70% of the mission has cars. You WILL be in a walking area. (Paige)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

What are some skills you gained?

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries called to Yakima?

  • The Washington Yakima Mission is so special. It really is the best mission in the world. You won’t find better members, missionaries, or Mission President anywhere. The Lord is hastening His work in that part of His vineyard. GET EXCITED! (Paige)

What was a funny language mistake?