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Shepherding and Loving Newborns Through Kindergartners

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Provide an environment where Children and preteens can grow in knowledge, develop community, and take ownership of their faith to become transformed children who influence their world for Christ.

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Hand in Hand - Special Needs

Explore the various ways to be a part of our "Hand in Hand" (Special Needs) Volunteer Team. Check the time you're interested in serving and we'll follow-up with additional information.

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Our aim is to care for students as they navigate an increasingly complex world, to foster community amongst their peers, and to cultivate commitment in nearness to God.

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Our desire is that every college-aged young adult would delight in Jesus in such a way that they would bear fruit for the kingdom of God on their campus, and in the world.

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Married Young Adults

We want to help husbands and wives see that marriage is more than friendship and romance; marriage is about making disciples.

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Single Adults

The Singles Ministry seeks to connect singles to God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and to one another through intentional discipleship and community.

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Adult Discipleship

Family ministry is how we care for, equip, and counsel families at Shades.

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Senior Adults

The core of this ministry area is the weekly Bible Study inside a Sunday School class, providing a place where adults can discover God's plan for their life, work, family, and marriage.

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Women's Ministry

Shades Women is about relationships and the connection that happens when women realize they are not alone in this journey.

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Men's Ministry

To Encourage the Men of Shades to Become the Men of God That He Is Calling Them to Be in Order to Make Disciples Among All Nations

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Worship Arts

The Worship Arts Ministry at Shades uses the artistic talents found in this fellowship to glorify the Lord and to serve in the role of Lead Worshippers.

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First Impression Team

The First Impressions Team (FIT) serves as welcomers, greeters and hosts as members and guests arrive on the Shades campus. FIT members are in the parking lots, at the entrance doors, at the Welcome Desks and in the Worship Center.

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Community Engagement

Our Community Engagement Ministry provides catalytic experiences to help our members carry out the mission of our church in Vestavia, Hoover and across the Birmingham metropolitan area.

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Missional Living

Missions is who we are at Shades. Our aim is to be a people who LIVE SENT.

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Community Life

The Home of All Recreation Fun at Shades!

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