Zachary Shaw

John 15:5 | Our Mission

Zachary Shaw
John 15:5 | Our Mission

Ministry Overview

God has given us a vision to build a safe place where the youth of Colorado Springs can meet together and build community and develop their faith.  We are planning on having a center filled with activities and resources our youth can utilize such as, homework center, cafe area, bible studies, service opportunities, games and physical activities, family nights and counseling services.  We also want to help connect youth to the church and churches, across denominations, to one another.

Core Values

Joy

Through the contagious joy of the Lord walls and barriers will be broken to bring forth hope and transformed hearts.

-Isaiah 35:5-6,10  -Isaiah 55:10-12  -John 15:11

Relationships

We desire to develop strong relationships through fellowship, service and encouragement that will be reflective of Christ’s love.

-Genesis 2:18  -Ecclesiastes 4:9-10  -John 13:35  -Romans 12:9-13  -Ephesians 4:1-7  -Hebrews 10:24-25     -1 Peter 1:22  -1 John 2:10

Kingdom Minded

As we set our minds on things above we are committed to buildingGod’s kingdom through proclaiming Christ and making disciples.

-Matthew 28:18-20  -Acts 5:14  -Colossians 3:1-3

Mission Statement

The Vine exists to connect the youth of Colorado Springs to Christ’s love by providing a safe and fun environment for discipleship and building community through partnering with the church.

 

Faithfulness

We are committed to being faithful to the work God has set before us.  We will diligently continue to build up the talents, gifts and passion we have already been infused with to increase our faith so that we will be more effective in sharing the gospel.

-Proverbs 16:6  -Malachi 2:6  -Acts 20:24

Youth

Youth are bold, driven, energetic, creative and full of potential.  Our youth are looking to be influenced and we are here to help them discover how to use their God given attributes to impact the world, for Christ.

-Ecclesiastes 12:1  -1 Samuel 16-17  -Psalm 71:15-18  -1 Timothy

Development

We strive to help support youth as they develop in their relationship with Christ through teaching, encouraging, preparing, leading, and building.

-Romans 12:1-2  -1 Peter 2:1-5  -2 Peter 1:5-8

Unity

We are dedicated to promoting a unity of the body of Christ across denominations by collaborating with local churches and being a resource to connect your youth to a faith community.

-Act 2:42-47  -John 17:20-23