Lawrence County Young Life

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4 out of 5

Young Life participants

consider Young Life and it's leaders to be a significant influence on their faith.

94%

of volunteer leaders and staff with

Young Life would overwhelmingly recommend their leadership experience to a friend.

Jon Carothers

Team Leader:

Jon has been leading at New Wilmington since February of 2020. He loves life and his energy is infectious. He is now out college and working close by so that he can continue to lead and impact students' lives.

Jenna Toohey

Team Leader:

Jenna is one of the founding leaders at New Wilmington and has been faithful through the ups and downs. A great listener and intentional friend, Jenna makes everyone she talks to feel welcomed and loved.

Hailey Mele

Volunteer Leader:

Hailey is one of the hardest workers I know! She's an entrepreneur and incredibly creative and skilled at embroidery. ​ She willingly sacrifices time and energy that she could be using to grow her business to invest in and love high schoolers.

Grace Johnson

Volunteer Leader:

Grace is the newest placement on the New Wilmington team and what a great addition she has been! Her heart is evident that she wants high schoolers to know Jesus and puts herself in places that make her feel uncomfortable and have to lean on the Lord.

Being a YL leader

"Young Life gives me an incredible opportunity to grow in my faith, build authentic relationships, and love on high school kids with my best friends!"

Volunteer Leader: Caleigh Pumphrey

Micah Bell

Are Director:

Micah has been on staff with Young Life in the Lawrence County area since 2017. He coaches soccer, volunteers with local organizations, and even substitute teaches from time to time in order to do whatever it takes to meet new kids and share the love of Jesus with them.

Ali Bell

Volunteer Leader:

Ali moved to the Mohawk area in 2018 after her and Micah were married. She teaches high school science and is an incredible light in the school. She is bubbly, fun, and sweet. Her heart for students is evident in how she invites students into her life and loves them.

Caleigh Pumphrey

Volunteer Leader:

Caleigh has been a leader since 2019. She's a Senior at Geneva college and one of the most fun people to hang out with. She juggles school, tennis, work, and friends to love high school students.

Being a YL Leader

"Young Life gives me an incredible opportunity to grow in my faith, build authentic relationships, and love on high school kids with my best friends!"

Caleigh Pumphrey

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