Youth Ministry Team

The Ohio District Youth Ministry Team:

Karen Dutton, Ohio District LCMS
Director of Youth Ministry & Family Life 
Cell: 216.496.1799 
Office:  440.235.2297 Ext.123
Fax:  440.235.1970




Sarah S.  (St. Stephen-Defiance)  
Dalton A.
Chad W. (Zion-Cincinnati)   Curtis E.
Sidney L.
    Austin O.

Hannah U.

Teens & Adults are needed to serve on the Youth Ministry Team (YMT) for the Ohio District LCMS!

Meetings are held 5-6 times a year, to discuss, plan and carry out ministry, consultations and events for the youth and families in our Ohio District. These meetings had been in person but now have moved to Zoom meetings. The goal is to split the 'in-person' meetings and the Zoom meetings to have our discussions and make plans in the future.

Teens should be completing their freshman through junior year of high school at the present time. They need to be active in church attendance in an Ohio District LCMS congregation. Serving on the Ohio District Youth Ministry Team is a privilege as the opportunity allows for using God-given talents and abilities as well as moving forward in leadership.

Adult team leaders need to be active in their Ohio District LCMS congregation. They must have a heart for leading youth to Christ and the desire to work with them. Adult team leaders do not need to be a pastor or called church worker. Although having one or two such people on the YMT would be beneficial, it is not required.

The YMT consisting of both teens and adults with many interests and talents will make ministry in the Ohio District strong! The Ohio District is looking for: 4-6 teens and 3-5 adults with the goal of having the YOUTH Ministry Team with more YOUTH than adults serving!

If you are interested in serving on the Ohio District Youth Ministry Team, please contact
Karen Dutton at: or call her at: 216-496-1799 before December 15, 2021. After December 15th, those who are interested in serving will be contacted with more information about plans for 2022!