|Purpose:The purpose of Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes is to help local congregations instill the Word of God into youth and adults so that they will stand firm in the faith. Teaching students to do “Bible things in Bible ways” is the essence of Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes."
Opportunities to help: Event coordinator, puppet coach, speech and song leading mentor, props design and/or production, charity/volunteer work coordinator, hotel coordinator, Bible bowl leader, etc. Whatever your interest, we have a place for you!
Time commitment: Varies with the area where you decide to help. Our church is involved in many of the events and volunteers are needed in all of them. You can volunteer to make puppet costumes, listen to a Bible reader, coach a speaker or song leader, coordinate an event, coach a puppet team, write scripts, or judge events at convention. The choice is up to you.
Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes is a program developed by the Church of Christ and is designed to develop young men and women into Christian leaders both in the Church and in the community. This program, however, is not just a Youth program. It is a congregational program using the Biblical principles of the old teaching the young.Adult mentors assist the youth in training in areas such as scripture reading, Bible reading, speech preparation and presentation, debate, Bible Bowl and song leading.
Lads to Leaders also offers scholarship money to graduating Seniors. To learn more specific information about these events or the program itself please visit www.lads-to-leaders.org.
The Deep River Church of Christ is excited for the opportunity to help prepare our young people to be great leaders.