About Next

Our NEXT Initiative is an ambitious church-wide endeavor unlike anything that we have done before.

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Purpose of Next

The NEXT Initiative will remodel and repurpose the most used and most visible areas on our campus.

Our Plan

Giving to NEXT

The key for NEXT is not equal giving but equal participation from all Shades families.

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NEXT: The Time Is Now

These are exciting days at Shades! There is a sense of compelling authenticity in our relationships, in our desire to eagerly welcome others, and in our overall response to the gospel. JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL CHURCH BUSINESS MEETING NEXT WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12 AT 6 P.M. IN THE WORSHIP CENTER.

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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!

HAVE I MET WITH GOD TODAY?

Read the Bible

Next Goal:

Over the next 2 years we want 2,000 people at Shades to meet with God daily by personally and regularly engaging the Bible.

Next Step:

Read through the Bible for 1 year using the Shades DGroup Bible reading plan or Chronological Bible reading plan.

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AM I CLOSE TO SOMEONE FAR FROM GOD?

Share the Gospel

Next Goal:

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.

Next Step:

Make one new friend who is far from God at least every 6 months and intentionally share the gospel with them.

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IS MY PASSPORT CURRENT?

Go on Mission

Next Goal:

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.

Next Step:

Go on one domestic or international mission project over the next two years.

Mission Projects
AM I GIVING OR TAKING?

Give Sacrificially

Next Goal:

Over the next three years we want to exceed budgeted giving and fully fund the NEXT Initiative.

Next Step:

Increase annual giving to Kingdom work through tithing and sacrificially supporting the NEXT Initiative.

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NEXT isn't about equal giving, it's about equal sacrifice.

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Next Initiative Giving Goal

$10 Million
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Construction will begin Monday, February 11, 2019, with the anticipated reopening slated for Sunday, August 11, 2019.