Free resources about the Washington Yakima Mission:
- Mission address and phone number
- Mission map
- Video interviews with returned missionaries
- Missionary blogs
- Facebook groups
- LDS Mission t-shirts and gifts
- List of past mission presidents
- Cultural articles written by returned missionaries
- Survey with RMs
*Other Mission Pages: Washington LDS Missions.
Interesting facts about Yakima
- The city is named after of the Yakima Indians.
- Yakima is known for its apples.
- Lewis and Clark’s expedition came across Yakima in 1805.
- The original Central Washington State Fair started in Yakima in 1894.
- The wine industry has steadily grown in the area since the 1970s.
- 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.
1006 S 16th Ave
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:
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.
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.
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.
Yakima Mission Presidents
Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Washington Yakima LDS Mission.
- 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
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.
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?