Student Life Development Pastor



Jared Hoots


Jared Hoots is the Student Life Development Pastor at Peace Haven Baptist Church, where he partners with parents to disciple students from 7th grade through college. 






Before joining the staff at Peace Haven, Jared served as the high school student pastor, worship leader, and connect groups pastor at Triad Baptist Church in Kernersville, NC from 2012-2017.  He began to experience a passion for gospel ministry shortly after his conversion in April of 2005, while he was a student at Appalachian State University.  His desire is to live out that passion for ministry by making disciples of all ages through preaching, relationships, and music.


Jared received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Appalachian State in 2006 and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in 2013.  He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 


In addition to his role at Peace Haven, Jared is also a husband to Kimberly and a father to Abigail, Caroline, and Jackson.  They enjoy trips to the beach, the mountains, and family dates to the movies and to play putt-putt.  Jared enjoys sports, books, music, Marvel movies, game nights, and spending time around people.