Dale Bishop

Executive Director

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Dale and Vicky have been married since 1973 and they work together in the ministry of Youth for Christ.  They have raised two sons, one who currently serve full time with YFC of Detroit. They enjoy their 4 granddaughters and 2 Grandsons.  Dale has been a Home-Missionary with Youth for Christ since December 1972.  In the early days Dale worked with the YFC Youth Guidance ministry with troubled and at-risk youth in the Hazel Park School District, in Youth Homes as Chaplain and in the schools and neighborhoods in the City of Detroit.  He served as the assistant director of the YFC Youth Guidance ministry for 17 years and currently serves as the executive director of the Detroit Metropolitan Youth for Christ since 1993

• Through the years Dale has served on the YFC/USA National Urban City Life and Diversity Task Force. 
• Dale has assisted in the writing of YFC/USA Youth Guidance and Urban Ministry Training Manuals.
• Dale serves as a Southfield Police Chaplain actively serving since 1978. 
• He volunteers with Angel Place’s Spiritual Development (a ministry to developmentally impaired adults).
• In 1991 Dale was a co-founder in the development of MIDCOURSE CORRECTION along with Rich Wood and Al Stewart.  Rich Wood is the Director of this ministry today.
• Dale is an alumni of the DeVos Urban Youth Worker Initiative class of 2009,. 

Besides supporting Dale, Vicky works closely with the Board of trustees Treasurer and YFC’s CPA as she serves as the ministries bookkeeper.  She also volunteers weekly at YFC’s high school City Life Club each week and preparing a dinner for 30-60 hungry teenagers before the evening meeting.