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welcome one more person • impact one more life
chase one more opportunity

WHAT’S HAPPENING HERE IS SPECIAL.

WE’RE HERE TO HELP ONE MORE PERSON FIND AND FOLLOW JESUS. And we’re seeing that happen in a big way. Week in and week out, the power of an impacted life is on display across all generations. Children, teens and adults alike are finding Jesus, placing their identity and purpose in Him, and growing in their passion to follow Him.

Our communities are filled with people looking for a place to belong. We believe we’re in the midst of a counter-cultural movement. It’s happening now. And it’s just getting started.

In the two years leading into this campaign, we’ve seen 250+ people start or renew their relationship with Jesus, 130+ be baptized into new life, and 900+ first time guests walk through our physical doors. Online, over 37,000 unique users from all 50 states and 38+ countries have engaged with our worship experiences, totalling over 2,000,000 minutes watched!

THE BEST IS YET TO COME.

WITH THE MOMENTUM GENERATIONS HAS and the booming population of Northern Colorado, we can’t help but expect that God has more for us in the future. We believe the best is yet to come! So, how do we get there?

When Jesus impacts our lives, the byproduct is that His love and kindness overflows to others around us. We become passionate about inviting people, welcoming them into the church, investing in their faith development, and giving generously of our resources to help one more person find and follow Jesus.

WHAT IS ALL FOR ONE?

All for One is our dream to see each person at Generations prayerfully and sacrificially be ALL in to help ONE more find and follow Jesus by:

• WELCOMING ONE MORE PERSON by inviting them into the life-changing work of Jesus.

• IMPACTING ONE MORE LIFE by taking ownership in helping people find their identity and purpose in Jesus.

• CHASING ONE MORE OPPORTUNITY by preparing both spiritually and financially for the dreams we believe God has for us in the future.    

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” – Luke 4:18-19

WELCOME

ONE MORE PERSON

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Generations is built on relationships. Everyone has a seat at the table. Our communities are filled with people who crave connection, authenticity, and are looking for a place to truly belong. Jesus welcomed everyone. The lonely and the popular, the broken and the healthy, the marginalized and the privileged, and everyone in-between.

We believe an empty seat is a serious matter. We want to maximize our potential in all of our environments, both physical and digital.

A changed life starts with an open door, so let’s open as many doors as we can!

IMPACT

ONE MORE LIFE

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Lasting life change usually starts with a meaningful relationship. Said another way, it starts with us. Jesus intentionally invested into the lives of those around Him, and when we do the same, it leads to tremendous impact in our community. 

We know welcoming is working when more people are in the seats and in the chat room, but true impact happens when a person discovers their identity and purpose in Jesus, and begins sharing Him with others. 

We envision a future where we have new opportunities for all people, regardless of age or context, to find meaningful ministry with others. 

CHASE

ONE MORE OPPORTUNITY

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We’re wildly optimistic about the opportunities we have to reach the next person for Jesus, both now and from now on. The message of Jesus never changes, but the methods we use to share the Gospel will constantly evolve.  

We want to meet people where they are. Innovating and offering creative, outside-the-box opportunities for people to worship and engage with Jesus right where they are, and when they’re available. 

We want to attack the financial hindrance of debt in order to free up every resource possible to chase opportunities to multiply the hope and love of Jesus across Northern Colorado and beyond. 

NOW AND FROM NOW ON.

We believe we can be good stewards of what we have as we also prepare for and dream of what God will bring us in the future. By making some key investments into our current ministries and facilities now, we can maximize our potential to see life-change in our communities. And by removing current debt, we’re freed up to invest money into the people and opportunities we’re hopeful God will bring us in the future. Whether it’s another campus, a partnership opportunity, or a ministry avenue that we can’t even understand right now, we want to be ready to say yes. Here’s how we see this happening…

GENERATIONS ONLINE

If the size of your vision shrinks to the size of a room you can fill, you’ve missed the church’s mission. – Carey Nieuwhof

The advancement of technology and social media offers us an unprecedented opportunity to expand the reach of the Gospel to impact lives in digital spaces. With a vision to embrace technology and a passion to leverage every tool possible to help one more person find and follow Jesus, we believe further development of our online campus will provide tremendous opportunity for life change.

An online campus allows us to extend our reach beyond Northern Colorado (we have viewers from all 50 states, and 20+ countries worldwide), and it’s also the most effective way to drive in-person attendance (80%+ of first time guests watch online before attending in person).

Don’t we already have an online campus?  We do!  But our focus has been on live streaming our worship experiences. Our vision includes a desire to build upon the life-change we’ve already seen online by reaching and caring for people the other 167 hours of the week. Whether gathering in person or distributed across the country and connected online, people can call Generations home.

Does online church really work?  Inarguably, it does! American churches see an average adult attend 1.2 out of every 3 weeks in person. Churches that offer a meaningful online experience see their attendance increase to 2.2 out of every 3 weeks on [Barna].  With specific and meaningful content that spans
beyond just Sunday, we’ll see the opportunity for personal development and ownership increase dramatically. 

PROJECT SPECIFICS

It will cost approximately $250K to implement our online campus vision, distributed between gear improvements, staffing, marketing efforts, and discipleship and developmental resources. It costs about $250K to plant a physical church, and we view online as no different. 

What does this look like?

• High definition broadcast cameras and improved lighting that increases the quality of our live video stream, and DVR playback system to allow for alternate video content online versus in the room.

• Online Campus Pastor staff, and additional video/production contracted personnel.

RESIDENCY PROGRAM

The future of the church is theirs, so let’s empower them now.

Residency is a 12-24 month hands-on program for college students to receive real-world ministry experience in a local church setting. It’s a training ground to put their education into practice in an environment that lets them grow as a leader, explore different avenues of ministry, and jump start their career in impacting people for Jesus. We provide a host family and a monthly stipend. They are placed under a staff member to equip and lead them in their desired area of ministry, and a mentor to develop them spiritually and offer personal growth. 

Wait… Don’t we have a program already?  We do!  Our vision is to expand both the time-frame that a resident commits to, and the number of residents we host at one time. Increasing the number of simultaneous residents allows more areas of ministry to grow faster. With more areas of Generations having young leaders to equip, we most-effectively use our current staff and resources to see more lives impacted.

How does this help the next generation?  Working in ministry is challenging. A lack of experience is the leading cause of burnout and failure. In fact, 85% of ministry grads are out of ministry within 5 years [Fuller Seminary]. To help, many Christian universities now require an on-site residency at a local church to graduate. Generations is the perfect place, offering a curated environment for discovery of giftedness, calling, and church culture. All while being given real opportunity to lead and learn ministry. 

PROJECT SPECIFICS

It will cost approximately $100k to expanded our residency program, with the heaviest investment during the first year. 

What does this look like?

Stipends for additional residents, College ministry development, Staffing/coordinator, Tech and office needs

Outside of dollars, our vision has needs for resident host homes, ‘adopt a resident’ families, and mentors.

WINDSOR CAMPUS

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” – Colossians 3:23

In Windsor, we have specific goals we are looking to accomplish. We want to see each person take a step in one of these three areas:
1. Consistently attend 3/4 weeks to build momentum.
2. Build our serving teams so each guest and family at the church is welcomed and cared for well.
3. Grow financially by increasing our giving by 50k for each of the next 3 years, allowing us to dream about what and where we do ministry freely down the road.

BUILD ON WHAT WE HAVE

“So don’t lose a minute in building on what you’ve been given.” – 2 Peter 1:5

We’re blessed with great facilities, and part of being good stewards is maximizing what we’ve been given. By making some key improvements to our facilities in the areas of kids/youth, technology, and gathering environments, we believe we can continue to create spaces that are both welcoming for all to enter, and practically equipped to offer everyone meaningful connection with Jesus and others. 

We are ready to simultaneously invest in our facilities and aggressively attack debt. We want to free up every resource possible to chase opportunities to multiply the hope and love of Jesus across Northern Colorado and beyond.

PROJECT SPECIFICS

Improving our facilities and paying down debt allows us to maximize our opportunity to help people find Jesus.

What does this look like?
$300K in existing facility improvements, including: Auditorium video system upgrades, Kids & Youth environments (playground, flooring & youth cafe), Adult environments (Windsor lobby remodel, Greeley small group gathering spaces)

Debt Paydown
Current debt as of 10/2021: $3.8M.  Making an early principal payment of $2.5M would save over $1.0M in interest, and reduce the length of the loan by 12 years.

Overall All For One goal
Our goal is the percentage of people involved, but raising $3M allows us to accomplish our campaign vision.

FAQs

Common vision and increased ownership benefit our mission. We’re not done helping one more person find or follow Jesus until there are no more people to reach.

For our physical locations – our online campus is the most effective front door we have. Over 80% of our first time guests indicated they found us online, meaning the investment into our online presence also increases our in-person potential. 

Our residents impact every area of ministry at the church. More than leaving a legacy, these residents are teaching and preparing YOUR students. Leading YOU in worship, and doing the behind-the-scenes work that allows every area of ministry to continue pressing forward with excellence and effectiveness. 

Yes. Giving to All for One will be directed to “vision projects” or “debt removal” in a manner that best moves forward our mission. If you would prefer 100% of your gift applied towards debt, designate “DEBT” on your gift.

Yes. Tithing is an ongoing act of obedience where we train our heart to trust God and express our gratitude for His blessings by returning the first 10% of our income to Him. For more, check out wearegenerations.church/give. “All for One” is a prayerful and sacrificial act of generosity invested in the vision of Generations.  If you have not made tithing a regular rhythm in your life, we would encourage you to start there! We are here to help you take that step as well. 

Looking to give in creative ways? We’d welcome a conversation about how you can give through avenues such as real-estate, agriculture, stocks, wills and tax advantage situations. Just email our team at
give@wearegenerations.church and we’ll connect you with the right advisors to help maximize your gift. 

A building project completed in 2006 provided us with a beautiful facility in Greeley, but it resulted in significant debt. At the start of a pastoral change in 2016, the debt stood at $5M, which has since been paid down to $3.8M. This campaign is about continuing to remove the burden of debt, not adding to it. 

HAVE A QUESTION?

We’d love to help. If you’ve got a question that isn’t answered here or would like to talk to our team, shoot us a message!

GET INVOLVED

WHAT AM I BEING ASKED TO DO?
After Jesus spoke the words of Luke 4, His first step was to go and recruit disciples to join Him in His mission. That’s our heart for this campaign. We want to see an overwhelming majority of our people unified behind a vision to continue helping one more person find and follow Jesus. Here’s how we see this happening:

• Commit to attending regularly, in person or online, and inviting others from your life into the community that you’ve found at Generations. The biggest opportunity we have to see life change stems from your personal invitation. Just get them here and watch what Jesus can do!

• Take a next step in your own faith walk by living out rhythms [worship faithfully, connect intentionally, serve sacrificially, give generously]. Attending Discover Generations is the best place to find your next step and surround yourself with others on the same path.

• Prayerfully and sacrificially make a financial commitment to All For One either via a one-time gift or a regularly scheduled giving plan.

Just fill out the commitment card below and we’ll be in touch!
If you’re ready to make a financial commitment, just scroll down a bit.

I’M READY TO GET INVOLVED

WAYS TO GIVE

You can make a financial gift to All For One using one of the below giving methods. Undesignated funds are split 80% to debt payoff, 20% vision ($500k cap). You can also designate your gift in the following ways (just add a note to the memo line of your check, or online) DEBT, VISION, WINDSOR.

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You can give a one-time gift or setup recurring giving from your computer or mobile device online.

In Person

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Give cash or check during our worship experiences anytime throughout the year.

Via Text

Via Text

Text “‘gengive” and the amount to 73256 to give a one-time gift or to set up recurring giving.

HAVE A QUESTION?

If you have a question about giving, or would like to explore creative ways to give (real estate, ag, wills, etc), we’d love to chat!

Generations is a a growing church helping one more person find and follow Jesus. We don’t have it all figured out. We’re messy. But we know that we need Jesus in our lives, and we need others to share life with. We’d love to meet you.