Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes

Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes (official website) is a nationwide Christian youth training program implemented by many congregations in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas:

  • Purpose: To develop youth into Christian leaders
  • The yearly national convention this congregation attends is in Orlando over the Easter weekend.
  • The Lads to Leaders & Leaderettes programs increase:
    1. Self-esteem
    2. Self-worth
    3. Communication skills
    4. Personal confidence
    5. Social skills
    6. Spiritual strength
    7. Personal abilities
    8. Listening skills
    9. Intellectual skills
    10. The Self-Starter habit
    11. Positive attitudes toward problem solving
    12. Desire to learn and lead
    13. Ability to get along with others
    14. Ability to deal with authority figures
    15. Personal responsibility and dependability
    16. Ability to make good decisions
    17. Knowledge of the roles of elders, deacons, teachers, preachers, and members
    18. The setting of high standards of personal morality
    19. Church attendance, giving, and conversions
    20. The setting and achieving of goals
    21. Adult hope for the future
    22. Association with high achievers
    23. Skills in honoring and expressing gratitude to others
    24. Likelihood of attaining higher Christian education
    25. A consciousness of self and environment
  • Minister-in-charge:  Jon Raley