The shift Church

"digital program"

May 24, 2020

Currently we are exploring format and content of our new "digital program."  In the weeks and months to come you will see modifications to better suit your needs.  Meanwhile, below you will find resources and key information.

How to stay connected

Hi Church Family,

Here are some ways to stay connected at this time:


**Please regularly check our website: www.discovertheshift.com


**May 31st @ 10am. We will be having drive-in church!

Please email office@discovertheshift.com for any questions/more info.


**Sunday morning teaching online (on YouTube and Facebook). See our website for more details.


**If you do not receive emails from us, please let us know at office@discovertheshift.com

so we can add you to our email list. We are now doing a monthly newsletter that we'll deliver via email.


**You can find us on various social media:


Facebook:

Discover the Shift

Shift Women's Ministry

Shift Youth

Shift Kids


Instagram:

@discovertheshift

@theshiftyouth

@shiftkids


**Daily devotionals @ 12:15 on Facebook (Discover the Shift)

**Wednesday evening Connect & Prayer (a "no agenda" connection) @ 7pm on Facebook (Discover the Shift)


**If you have any prayer needs, please click HERE

If you would like to be apart of a Zoom Prayer Meeting, please email: office@discovertheshift.com

 

**If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at office@discovertheshift.com or call (541) 791-9356.



Bible Reading

Week 21

May 24 -May 30



Monday

2 Samuel 13-14;  Acts 28

Tuesday

2 Sam 15-17; Psalms 3, 63;  Romans 1

Wednesday

2 Sam 18-20; Ps 34; Romans 2

Thursday

2 Sam 21-23; Ps 18; Romans 3

Friday

2 Sam 24; 1 Chr 21; Romans 4

SHIFT KIDS

You and your kids are loved, missed and being prayed for daily!


Please click HERE to find sections dedicated to lessons for Preschoolers and Elementary kids. I think some older Toddlers would also enjoy the Preschool Bible Adventure.


There is also a resource section where you will find articles, websites and other resources we’ve come across and shared. Right Now Media has a lot of great videos for children of all ages as well as some great Bible studies for adults and teens! It’s so nice to have resources that we can trust to entertain and teach our kiddos Biblical truth, while giving parents a few minutes of respite from never ending requests (demands!) and questions! If you don’t have a subscription to Right Now Media, contact office@discovertheshift.com for information.


And last but not least! Don’t forget about our Facebook and Instagram pages where we share daily devotions that go along with the Elementary lessons. We also share resources and encourage kids to join in with interactive challenges. We are looking to start a Weekly Story Time on Facebook Live and possibly some Zoom calls with leaders. If we must be separated physically, we don’t have to be separated relationally! Keep an eye out for emails and postings with more information in the near future!

Rangers

At this current time, Rangers are not meeting.


Sunday evenings, 6-8pm for all 1st-5th graders

The Rangers ministry is designed to help boys & girls develop godly friendships, learn valuable skills, do fun things together, serve others, and grow in Christ.

Questions? office@discovertheshift.com

YOUTH GROUP

For 6th-12th grade students


Please find us on Instagram @theshiftyouth

and our Facebook Page  (Shift Youth)


Although we are not able to meet in person, we meet every Sunday night

on Zoom at 6PM for games, message, and small groups.

Please check our social media sights above for the link used for these Zoom calls.


Currently, we are in a series called Psalm 23: Walking Through the Valley's of Life. Each week, we unpack one verse and spend time applying it to our lives. In addition, we are continuing to practice our spiritual disciplines that we learned from our last series and the next book of the Bible we are reading through as a youth group is Hebrews. In addition, we will begin a theology class through Zoom on Thursday evenings for students to learn the foundations of doctrine and faith, so stay tuned. We have already began planning for the summer and we are excited for another book study!

College

COVID-19 has affected various people and families in different ways. In particular, it has affected the college students of our families at The Shift in a unique way. Suddenly home from college for a prolonged period of time away from campus and friends, studying at home and finishing out the semester online, and various plans being cancelled or changed, all with an unknown future and all unforeseen and unexpected. Over a month ago, we invited several of our college students to a weekly meeting over Zoom. During that time, we check-in, connect with other students, discuss ways to cope with the current circumstances, and do a short devotional and have intentional prayer time (we also watch funny videos too). Several weeks ago, we started a series in the Psalms and each week, we unpack one Psalm together and allow God's word to encourage us and sustain us. 


If you are a college student, we would love for you to join our weekly Zoom call as a place for you to connect, be heard, be encouraged, and be prayed over. We meet on Tuesdays from 5-6PM. If you would like the join, please email our youth pastor Allen at allen@discovertheshift.com.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

If you need anything please let us know. We have been doing Facebook live Bible Studies and did a women's zoom call - as the state allows us to meet in larger groups we will keep you updated on future in person studies and the WOW meetings. We will continue to find ways to connect and grow with each other. Stay up to date on the women's ministry Facebook page: Shift Women's Page


Women's Retreat

Save the Date - Nov 13-15, 2020 @ Twin Rocks Friends Camp



Questions? naomi@discovertheshift.com

PRAYER

We invite you to join us for our regular prayer times.

If you would like to be apart of a Zoom Prayer Meeting, please email

office@discovertheshift.com


Prayer Requests:

In addition, if you have a prayer request, simply click here and you will immediately be connected to an online form that you can share your prayer request with leadership at The Shift Church.

NEXT STEPS

**All Next Steps will now take place during 1st gathering (9am) in the youth room.**



WANT TO PLUG IN?

Want to get connected? Want to serve the Church? Here are some opportunities:


1) Shift Kidz - various areas to serve (contact Shannan below)

2) Parking Team - wear a fancy vest and use a walkie talkie (contact Jason)

3) Audio/Visual Team - both Sunday morning gatherings (contact Jason)

4) Rangers Leaders/Helpers -  Sunday evenings (contact the Church

    office)

5) Hospitality - Help w/coffee cleanup at the end of 2nd gathering (contact Aunnie)


Contacts: jason@discovertheshift.com

                 shannan@discovertheshift.com

                 office@discovertheshift.com

                 aunnie@discovertheshift.com

Baptism

If you would like to be baptized, click here.


Baptism is a time for an individual making a public profession of their love for Jesus,

and their desire to follow Jesus.

May

giving report

General Fund Giving Needed:  $43,750

General Fund Giving Received: $44,755

General Fund Giving Last Week: $12,258

CAMPUS RELOCATION

Funds Received last Week: $175

Total Funds Received: $397,493

Leadership

If you would like to either

1) know who the leadership of The Shift Church are, or

2) contact leadership thru email,

please click here!

General Information

GATHERINGS

5775 SE Columbus St. Albany, OR 97322


Office

The Shift Office is located at

1298 Elm St SE

Office hours are Tuesday - Friday 9-4 pm

541-791-9356