Are you new to Atlantic Shores? We designed a series of online experiences to assist you in taking the next steps, getting connected, and discovering yourself at Atlantic Shores. They include Discover Jesus 101, Discover Atlantic Shores 201, Discover Community Life 301, and Discover Your Divine Design 401.
When it is convenient for you, access each of the Discovery Experiences below. Then use the form at the bottom of the page to contact us about next steps.
Download and print the Discover Yourself Booklet before participating in the Discovery Experiences.
Discover Jesus 101
The greatest discovery of your life is to get to know God through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s Son and our Savior. Our Lead Pastor, Dr. Ron Jones, shares how you can make this exciting discovery in an online experience you can view anytime and anywhere.
In preparation for 101, download and print the Discover Yourself booklet and complete the following:
- Watch Discover Jesus 101
- Use the form below to contact a pastor about your spiritual decision to believe in Jesus and follow Him.
- Have you ever been discipled? Learn how to follow Jesus in Starting Point: A Disciple's First Steps.
Discover Atlantic Shores 201
This experience is for newcomers who want to discover more about Atlantic Shores Baptist Church. Discover our sacred mission, vision, and ministry strategy. Plus, discover the dream and destiny God has for you and your family through His church. You'll also learn why membership at Shores matters, what it means, and how to formally join the church.
In preparation for 201, download and print the Discover Yourself booklet and complete the following:
- Read pages 5-11 in the Discover Yourself booklet
- Watch Discover Atlantic Shores 201: Mission, Vision, and Strategy
- Read pages 16-31 n the Discover Yourself booklet
- Visit our FORWARD website to learn about the exciting future of Atlantic Shores
- Watch FORWARD: Reaching to What Lies Ahead
- Fill out the Membership Covenant and Application
- Use the form below to connect with a pastor about taking the next steps toward membership.
Discover Community Life 301
God made us with a deep longing for human connection. In this experience, discover why authentic biblical community matters and how life groups provide the important first step to getting connected at Atlantic Shores. You will also discover how life groups S.E.R.V.E. the Lord and their community.
In preparation for 301, download the Discover Yourself Booklet and complete the following:
- Watch Discover Community Life 301: Why Community Life?
- Watch Discover Community Life 301: Getting Connected in a Life Group
- Use the form below to contact a pastor about getting connected in a life group.
Discover Your Divine Design 401
Serving the Lord with your time, talent, and treasure is a hallmark of community life at Atlantic Shores, and we value our volunteers! In this experience, discover your divine design, what the Bible teaches about spiritual gifts, and ways to serve at Shores. This experience includes a brief introduction to our ministry placement services, plus a personalized spiritual gifts inventory and a personality assessment.
In preparation for 401, download the Discover Yourself booklet and complete the following:
- Watch Discover Your Divine Design 401
- Complete your spiritual gifts and personality inventories.
- Contact Placement Services and begin serving at Atlantic Shores.
- Read our Soul Care Policy for those who serve.
Discover Discipleship 501
You believe in Jesus. Now what? Discover the answer to that question in Starting Point: A Disciple’s First Steps. A pastor for more than twenty-five years, Dr. Ron Jones developed this discipleship course to help you get started in your relationship with Jesus and to encourage your spiritual growth. Starting Point is also a digital discipleship tool that replicates the disciple making process. Any believer in Jesus can use the online coaching platform to make disciples of Jesus Christ who go and make disciples.
Discover Evangelism 601
The Christian Life and Witness Course is a hallmark training developed by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for their prayer counselors. The course helps Christians grasp key biblical principles that form a solid foundation for their faith. Using Scripture to answer common questions, the training leaders show how to build a victorious Christian life and share the abundance of that life with others.
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After completing one or more Discovery Experiences, use the form below to contact a pastor and continue the conversation. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you discover yourself at Atlantic Shores.