Youth Ministry Director

Eli Wedde

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Eli Wedde is the Youth Director here at Lighthouse Church. He recieved his B.A. at MidAmerica Nazarene University and is currently seeking his MDiv at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He has been in ministry here since 2011.

Eli believes that his relationshp with Christ is foundational to the ministry. He enjoys teaching and spending time with students in groups or a one-on-one setting. His life passage in scripture is found in Matthew 18: 10-14.

Eli is married to Kendra , a 2nd Grade teacher at Cottonwood Elementary in Paola. They have no children yet. Eli enjoys playing sports, fishing, taking mission trips, and beating challengers on the N64.

Eli's vision is for students to recognize what God is doing all around them and to create space for the Holy Spirit to work in their lives. He is learning how to create student-leaders and how to prepare students to answer the tough questions Christians answer every day in their lives. He is grateful for the opportunity to work in this mission field for students and for God's kingdom

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  January 2018  
This Week's Events


Staff Meeting
10:00 AM
Church staff meet in the conference room
BSF Women's Bible Study
6:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Weekly Bible discussion on the book of Romans.
TNF for Men
6:30 PM
Tuesday Night Fraternity


Middle School Youth Group (6th-8th grade)
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Eat and play from 5:30 to 6:30, then we worship and have group discussions.
Kingdom Kids
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Please join us for this nine week program
focused on Children’s growth in Christ.
Young Adult Bible Study
8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
Sean Sutton will be leading a group of 18-30 year olds on a journey to build friendships and grow in the knowledge of Jesus Christ


Celebrate Recovery
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Meet in Sanctuary
Bible Search