Dave Sippel

Vice President of Connections, Ministry Architects

Topic: Pre-Summit Session - Sustainable Youth Ministry

Session: Immaturity and Transition in Youth Ministry, Pre-Summit Session


Dave Sippel brings 20 years of experience with local church youth ministry as well as involvement with other areas such as summer camps and college ministry. Dave has served as a youth ministry resource for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has been on the youth ministry staff at three of the largest United Methodist churches in Florida. Dave is a popular speaker at summer camps as well as youth retreats and missions trips.

Dave is a Vice President with Ministry Architects in Nashville providing ministry assessment, strategic vision and program curriculum for churches. He has consulted with churches from 33 different states representing 12 different denominations. His work has included supporting churches in the United States, Canada, Northern Ireland and the Philippines.


Dave is a great lover of the outdoors, especially bass fishing, backpacking, canoeing and snorkeling. A graduate of Asbury University, Dave, his wife Teresa, and their two sons, live in Lakeland, Florida.