Earlier this year the 2023 Youth Pastor Compensation Report was released. This is sponsored annually by The Youth Cartel, Chemistry Staffing, and Christianity Today’s site, Church Salary. As Director of Searches for Ministry Architects, I found this report helpful in providing a glimpse into the larger picture of church staffing today. As a former youth…
Sara is a life-long Episcopalian having grown up in Memphis, Tennessee, the land of Elvis. She has been in professional youth ministry since 1993 serving Episcopal churches in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. While no longer in full-time paid ministry, she serves in various leadership roles at her own congregation in Louisville, KY where she currently resides. She’s been part of the Ministry Architects team since 2006 as a Lead Consultant and the Director of Searches. Sara’s husband Geoff works at the University of Louisville (go Cards!) and they have a teen daughter as well as a standard poodle named Shasta. She’s also an active board member for her daughter’s lacrosse team.