There’s no such thing as a summer slump at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church. We are full throttle and wide open for Jesus in the months of June, July, and August. Check out all that’s happening for the entire family and make it a sacred summer at Shores.
Vision Night – June 4 at 6pm
Join us for a special evening of worship and celebration around the mission and vision God has given us as a church. This will include an annual report of the ministry and a look ahead to the next ministry year (2017-18). Food and fellowship will follow the one-hour gathering in the auditorium.
Join Pastor Ron throughout the months of June and July for his series from the gospel of John called BELIEVE: The Miracles of Jesus. If you miss any messages, go here to view them.
Life Group Gatherings and Summer Service Projects
Summer is a great time to get connected in community at Shores and participate in a service project in your community. Also, go here to download the Gospel Project Summer Bible Reading Plan. Go here to learn more about life groups and how you can join one today.
Online giving is simple, safe, and sacred. Invest in what the Lord is doing at Shores even when you are away traveling during the summer months. Go here to make an online gift.
Vacation Bible School – June 19 to 22
Vacation Bible School is an exciting time at Shores! We go all out to connect children with the true and living God in a fun, creative, loving, and meaningful environment. This summer, kids will focus their telescopes on the marvels painted in the sky by the creator. As kids discover the wonder among all wonders – that the God who created everything there is wants a personal relationship with them! Come on into the clubhouse and see that God is over the moon in love with you. Learn more and register.
Watermarks Camp for Students – June 25 to 30
Camp Watermarks is the most amazing week of the year for our Student Ministry. This is a week you don’t want to miss. In 2017, we will spend our ninth summer in Scottsville, Virginia at Camp Watermarks. Go here to learn more and register for Camp Watermarks.
Surf Days and Poolside Bible Study for Students
Summer for middle and high school students at Shores is chock full of fun activities like surf days plus those that help students grow deeper in their relationship with the Lord. For a complete schedule of Sacred Summer activities for students at Shores, go here.
Camp CentriKid for Children – July 10 to 14
Join us this summer at Camp CentriKid in Lynchburg, Virginia at Eagle Eyrie Conference Center. This is one camp you don’t want to miss! Open to children who are currently enrolled in 2nd-5th grade. Go here to learn more and register.
College & Young Adults
Are you a returning or local college student, or a young adult working in the Virginia Beach area? Get connected with a growing group of younger Christ followers at Shores this summer. Go here for more information.
Kenya Mission Trip – July 15-28
A team from Atlantic Shores will be traveling to Ruiru, Kenya this summer to partner with Project Lucas in distributing between 1,500 and 2,000 backpacks as part of the Backpacks for Africa Program. The team will also participate in evangelism outreach, light construction, and orphan care. Project Lucas is a Christian non-profit organization that raises awareness to the needs and plight of orphans in Kenya while also meeting their physical and spiritual needs. The ministry provides food, medical care, education and the gospel to children affected by poverty and HIV/AIDS.
Family Beach Blast & Baptism – August 6
Join us for a fun family day at the beach. We have rented two pavilions at Sandbridge Beach. Pack your own picnic and suntan lotion. The church will provide drinks and beach games. At 4pm we will have a baptism service in the ocean. If you are interested in being baptized that day, please contact us.
Tides Baseball Family Night – July 16
Atlantic Shores is hitting the ballpark! Join us at Harbor Park as we have a great family night of fun. Tickets are on sale in the Worship Lobby for $11.50 each. The game, Norfolk Tides vs. Durham Bulls, will begin at 4:05pm on July 16. Come get your tickets and let's go out to the ballgame!
Sacred Sundaes – July 9 and 30
It’s summertime and there’s no better way to beat the heat, and make it a sacred sundae, than by enjoying a cool treat before and after worship. For kids of all ages, the Kona Ice Truck and Mister Softee will be on our campus from 10am to 12:30pm on July 9 and 30.
Family Skate Night – August 8
Join us for a Family Skate Night at Greenbrier Family Skate Rink from 6pm to 8pm. We’ve rented the entire rink for Shores and tickets are only $2 per person to enter the rink.
Outdoor Movie Night
To be announced!
SOAR Leadership Summit 2.0 – August 27 at 5pm
Join us for the second annual SOAR Leadership Summit at Shores. This gathering of staff and lay volunteers happens in the Life Center and is one of the highlights of the ministry year. Enjoy dinner followed by worship by Phil James and a motivating message from Dr. Ron Jones. Afterwards, attend ministry leadership breakout sessions. Register for SOAR.