Who We Are



OUR STORY

Welcome to the Reach Church website. In 2010, Jason and his family moved to Sioux Falls and accepted the lead pastor position in what was formerly known as New Hope Family Church. On March 10th, 2013, they officially changed their name to Reach Church.

The heartbeat of Reach Church comes from a story told in Matthew 14. In the middle of a storm, Jesus walks across the sea to join his disciples in their boat. As He approaches the boat, Jesus invites Peter to come out and join him, and Peter does. But about mid stride Peter takes his eyes off of Jesus and notices the storm, and becomes afraid. He quickly begins to sink. Peter then cries out to the Lord to save him, here is what happened next:

“Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him….” (vs. 31a)

Like Peter, when we take our eyes off of Jesus and find ourselves drowning in the uncertainties of life, all we need to do is call out to Him and he will reach out his hand and help us. After Jesus caught hold of Peter, He asks this question:

“You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?” (vs. 31b)

This is one of the most compassionate questions Jesus could ever ask. He is asking Peter how he could have ever doubted His love for him. This is the same question Jesus has for you and me, “How could you ever doubt my love you?”

At Reach Church we desire  to help people experience the love of God and to point their eyes… their attention, toward Jesus .

 


OUR MISSION

In one sentence:

REACHING PEOPLE TO HELP THEM BECOME FULLY DEVOTED FOLLOWERS OF JESUS CHRIST.

Here is how we go about our mission:

REACH UP ~ REACH IN ~ REACH OUT

REACH UP to worship. We value the importance of uniting and responding to God together.

REACH IN to transform. We value changed lives. We seek ways to become more like Jesus.

REACH OUT to serve. We value serving each other, our community, and those around world.

COME JOIN US
Sundays at 10:00 am R Life Center

2201 W Old Yankton Cir

Sioux Falls,SD, 57108

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We are part of the Church of the Nazarene.

General information:http://nazarene.org/nazarene-at-a-glance


OUR STAFF

JASON SHAW

LEAD PASTOR

In 1996, Jason Graduated from Mid America Nazarene University where he met his wife Angela. Following graduation, he moved to Fremont, Nebraska, got married and spent the next 7 years as a licensed electrician. In 2003, Jason went on staff as associate pastor working for his father, who was a church planter for the Church of the Nazarene. In 2010, Jason, his wife Angela, and their three kids moved to Sioux Falls, to become the lead pastor of Reach Church.

Jason likes Chinese food, chocolate, building stuff, a little bit of golf and Kung Fu movies.