Our NEXT Initiative is an ambitious church-wide endeavor unlike anything that we have done before.Learn More
The NEXT Initiative will remodel and repurpose the most used and most visible areas on our campus.Our Plan
The key for NEXT is not equal giving but equal participation from all Shades families.Give Now
Imagine what God will do you in your life in the coming years if you commit to taking these next steps. Let’s join together as a church family and take our NEXT steps now!
Over the next 2 years we want 2,000 people at Shades to meet with God daily by personally and regularly engaging the Bible.
Read through the Bible for 1 year using the Shades DGroup Bible reading plan or Chronological Bible reading plan.See Reading Plans
We want to have 10,000 gospel conversations with people who are far from God and pray for 250 to give their lives to Jesus.
Make one new friend who is far from God at least every 6 months and intentionally share the gospel with them.Get Equipped
Over the next 2 years we want to send 3,000 people on mission to Live Sent globally, including 1,000 people for the first time.
Go on one domestic or international mission project over the next two years.Mission Projects
Over the next three years we want to exceed budgeted giving and fully fund the NEXT Initiative.
Increase annual giving to Kingdom work through tithing and sacrificially supporting the NEXT Initiative.Give Online