Mission |

Leadership U is a pathway for students to discover purpose while growing in spirit, soul, and body.

“Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again.” 1 Thessalonians 5:23

Overview |


Spend time with intensive focus on the power of prayer.

Bible Study

Create intentional time with God through designed disciple of absorbing God’s Word.


Sharpen your gifts through one-on-one development with a staff mentor.

Leadership Teachings

Learn from staff members at DC on topics that will stretch, grow, and equip you to succeed.

Sunday Serve

Find your passion and learn your place in the local church through giving your life away.


Build life-changing relationships through serving in our communities.

Physical Fitness

Have the energy and health to carry out your calling with daily workouts.

Family Fun

Interact with fellow LU students through experiences that will leave you laughing and wanting more.

Small Groups

Build community within the church with the opportunity to participate in a small group.

Details |

Spring 2018

February 5-May 7; $125/semester
Students ages 18-23
Mondays, 6:00-9:00PM; Sundays, 8:45AM-12:30PM (Sit one/Serve one)

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, February 7th

Summer 2018

June 5-July 19; $250/semester
Students ages 16-21
Tuesday-Thursday; Times TBD
Sundays, 8:45AM-12:30PM (Sit one/Serve one)

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, May 23rd

Apply |

  1. Talk to your parents
  2. Fill out the application
  3. Interview over the phone with our Leadership U team
  4. Get accepted and get ready for the best semester of your life!

Contact |

Our team would love to answer any questions that you may have regarding Leadership U! We cannot wait to partner with you as you strive to expand your leadership and grow in spirit, soul, and body.

For more information email leadershipu@desperationchurch.tv or contact our church office 256-255-5979!

Bree Goodwin
Leadership U Coordinator