Student Leadership

Sanctuary Services for 5th-12th Graders – Youth contribute to the Church community by serving as leaders. Youth lead as greeters, ushers, musicians, tech support, or leading liturgy and prayers up front. Sundays, During Worship Services.

Youth Praise Band for 5th-12th Graders – Band members lead peers in worship at youth group and grow in musical skill under the guidance of a trained musician.

  • High School: Sundays, September through March, 5-5:30 PM
  • Middle School: Wednesdays, September through March, 5:30-6 PM

Preschool & Children’s Ministry Support for 5th-12th Graders
– Support Sunday School leaders while helping children discover the love of God. Youth work alongside an awesome staff team and receive extensive training. Sundays, during worship services.

Middle School Ministry Support for 10th-12th Graders – Youth serve as role models and mentors for Middle School students during Sunday School and as small group leaders or worship leaders at YOW youth group.

  • Sunday School: Sundays, During Worship Services
  • YOW Youth Group: Wednesdays, 5-7:30 PM

Special Needs Buddies & Respite Night Support for 9th-12th Graders – Youth are paired with a special needs child, helping the child participate in children’s programs and showing the child the love of God.

  • Sunday School: Sundays, During Worship Services
  • Respite Nights: Various Midweek Events

S.P.L.A.S.H. (Students Participating in Leadership And Serving Humbly) for 10th-12th Graders – S.P.L.A.S.H. gives youth an opportunity to gain leadership skills they can use throughout life. Youth receive individual attention as they seek to discover and apply their unique interests and gifts as leaders. Student leaders help guide, plan, and lead youth ministry programs. Sundays, once a month, August through March, 12-1:30 PM.

Youth Deacons for 11th Graders – Youth deacons serve alongside adult deacons with opportunities to participate in leadership training, communion, visitations, meal ministry, memorial service support, compassion child letters, and care for youth. First Monday of the month, January-December, 7-9 PM.

Summer Internship for College Students – Serve alongside youth directors in a dynamic and growth filled environment, exploring ministry as a future career path option, and leaving behind a legacy to impact youth ministry. Part-time, June through August. Submit resume and cover letter to Keris Dahlkamp at keris@LOPC.org.
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