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Sending transformed people to influence their world for Christ is our mission. Join us for worship Sundays at 9 & 10:30 AM



In-person & Online: 9 & 10:30 AM

Adult Sunday School: 9 & 10:30 AM

Kids & Students

Kids & Students

Preschool (Birth - 4 years old)

Worship Care & Sunday School
9 & 10:30 AM LEARN MORE

Children (Grades K-5)

Children's Worship Grade (1-2)
Sunday School Grade (K-5):
9 & 10:30 AM LEARN MORE

Special Needs (All Ages)

Worship Care & Sunday School
9 & 10:30 AM LEARN MORE

Students (Grades 6-12)

Sunday School & Wednesday Nights

Are you planning to visit?

We’d love to meet you and help you get plugged in. Fill out our visitation form and we’ll be ready to show you around.

Plan Your Visit

What is the Gospel?

Jesus is Everything.

We believe Jesus changes lives. He loves that which is unlovable, He shows compassion toward the broken, and He gives purpose to that which seems meaningless.

Click below to watch a short video explaining more of the story of Jesus and how you can put your faith in Him.

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What to Expect

When do we meet?

We currently gather both in-person and online. We have two services and Sunday School times at 9 and 10:30 AM Both gatherings will be streamed online.

How can I watch?

You can find us here on our livestream, YouTube Live, or Facebook Live. We begin streaming five minutes before the start of our service, which means 8:55 & 10:25 AM each weekend!


What About Kids?

Preschool, children's, and Special Needs ministries currently offer Worship Care and Sunday School for preschoolers and Special Needs, a Special Needs Young Adult Class, Children's Worship and Sunday School for children.

Kids & Students

When you arrive on campus, find the nearest Connection Hub where you and your family will be assisted in finding age appropriate classes.

Sunday School

Sunday School is offered at 9 & 10:30 AM for all ages.

Worship Care & Children's Worship

Worship Care and Children's Worship is offered at 9 & 10:30 AM for Birth through grade 2.

Fall at Shades

How can you make intentional deposits in the everyday?

This fall, we're encouraging you to bring Jesus into your everyday. Through moments of rhythm, how can you equip your family to live the mission?

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Get Involved

How do I connect with others?

There are several ways you can take the next step of getting involved at Shades. The most natural place is Sunday School. We have classes for everyone, babies through senior adults. Other ways could include joining a DGroup or Bible Study or Volunteering. Our ministries have countless ways for you to take part in God's work here!

Find a Group

How can I find out more about Shades?

Join us for Discover Shades to learn more about who we are and your place in our church family. Pastor George leads this session designed for both those who are curious about what we believe and anyone ready to become a member.

How Do I Stay Up to Date on What’s Going on at Shades?

There's a lot going on, actually. You can hear about various events, service opportunities, and special devotionals at This Week at Shades.

New to Shades

Join us for Discover Shades and learn about the 5 Core Values that shape who we are:


Every Disciple Growing


Every Person On-Mission


Every Relationship Meaningful


Every Generation Together


Every Pursuit With Excellence

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Meet Our Leadership

Our hope is that we would be a family of men and women who know and worship the triune God rightly; that in view of His majesty we would walk in compassion, mercy, and grace; and that both our minds and our hearts would be full of and shaped by Him.

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