We are thrilled you're considering the Ministry Equipping Center at Shades. The Ministry Equipping Center is our church's process to equip people for high-level leadership, church planting, and missions through the local church. 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 two to three hours a week for two semesters. The majority of this time is spent interacting with content on the online portal. Participants will also create a one-week ministry intensive experience designed to apply what they learn in real world, mission scenarios.