About VCY America

VCY America seeks to advance the gospel thru every legitimate means. The history of VCY has been described as God’s Continuing Miracle.

Among our ministries, most people are familiar with our broadcast outreaches. At the urging of three teenagers, a 30 minute radio program in 1961 under the direction of Vic Eliason grew into a 24/7 radio station, WVCY-FM.

Today, under Executive Director Jim Schneider, the VCY America Radio Network features solid Biblical teaching programs, live call-in programs on issues of concern to the Christian community, news and commentary, children’s programs, and conservative, uplifting Christian music.

There are currently 63 owned & operated stations: 38 full-power stations across the Midwest and Southwest, plus 25 low power “translator” stations, in addition to 81 “affiliate” stations that carry VCY programs.

WVCY-TV is a 24/7 television station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Similar to the radio network, it features Biblical teaching, live-call in programs, news and commentary, children’s programs, and music programming. You can watch it online at VCYAmerica.tv

Organization History

  • Founded in 1954 as Milwaukee Youth For Christ
  • Renamed in 1973 as the Wisconsin Voice of Christian Youth, better known as WVCY.
  • Renamed in 1995 to VCY America to reflect its national impact

What does VCY stand for?

Since 1995, the organization’s legal name is VCY America, Inc. VCY is the acronym of “Voice of Christian Youth,” recognizing the three teenagers who approached their Youth For Christ Bible club director about starting a radio program.

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