Sam & Rachel Kitay
Sam: Fresno, CA
Rachel: Lancaster, PA
Originally from Fresno, California, Sam has been serving with YWAM Richmond since 2103. Sam is passionate about teaching and discipleship, and using sports as a means to reach the lost. His vision is to train and release young people into missions. Sam serves on our base leadership team as well as Training Director.
Rachel is from Lancaster, PA. She joined the YWAM Richmond team in 2014. Rachel enjoys connecting with and discipling young women, and helping them to discern their calling in God. She is a gifted artist and loves to use art and creativity to love express God’s love and beauty.
Sam and Rachel have a commitment to Asia, and have been sending teams regularly to Japan and the Philippines. They have a heart to see Japanese come to into a relationship with Jesus, and live out their God-given identities.
They married in April 2017, and enjoy many of the amazing activities Richmond has to offer. They enjoy eating at local restaurants, drinking good coffee, playing sports, and other outdoor activity. Sam is also a devoted Houston Astros fan.