We are thrilled you're considering the Ministry Equipping Center at Shades. The Ministry Equipping Center is our church's process to help people answer the call to high-level leadership in the local church, church planting, and missions. It helps us fulfill our mission of "sending transformed people to influence their world for Christ."
The Ministry Equipping Center is for any person considering:
The Ministry Equipping Center is a two-semester program based on materials provided by the North American Mission Board. Those who participate will receive:
The Ministry Equipping Center will require three to five hours a week for two semesters. The majority of this time is spent interacting with content on the online portal. Participants will also have a one-week ministry intensive experience where they'll apply what they've learned in real world, mission scenarios.