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Dinners for Six
We're glad you're here and desiring to serve the body...one of our
. We are eager to see how we can help plug you in.
Please select 1-3 areas in which you believe you are most gifted.
Administration: the ability to simplify or accomplish the complex, to organize projects, to organize and compel God's people toward biblical objectives in a way that is a blessing to everyone involved, and to see ideas through to completion (Romans 12:8; 1 Corinthians 12:28)
Evangelism: particularly passionate about leading others to the saving knowledge of Christ (Ephesians 4:11)
Exhortation/Encouragement: motivating others to action, application, and purpose (Romans 12:8) Giving: releasing material resources to further the work of the Church (Romans 12:8)
Mercy: having a heart that notices and empathizes with people and desires to minister to their emotional and spiritual condition, meeting them in their time of need in a discerning way without enabling the wayward or coddling the sinful (Romans 12:8)
Prophecy (Preaching): boldly and fearlessly proclaiming God’s truth (Romans 12:6; Ephesians 4:11; 1 Corinthians 12:10, 28)
Service: the desire to be of help in whatever ways are most needed, and often the tendency to perceive or look for needs; the desire to be a blessing, often in background kinds of ways (Romans 12:7; 1 Corinthians 12:28)
Shepherding: overseeing, training, feeding, coaching/leading (Ephesians 4:11)
Teaching: making clear the truth of God’s Word with simplicity and accuracy (Romans 12:7; 1 Corinthians 12:28)
NOT SURE - I need help figuring out where I fit
Which gift area would you say is your strongest, and why?
What are some ways you have previously served, either at FBC or elsewhere?
What are some service areas that interest you? (The tasks listed with each role give a sample. Most roles listed are shared by multiple people who, in some cases, serve in rotation.)
SUNDAY MORNING PREP - ensure no trash in parking lot or on sidewalk, all appropriate lighting is on, tables and chairs in each classroom are where they should be, scoop and salt sidewalk in the winter
Worship Team - musician and/or singer
A/V Team - sound or video tech, lighting, help post sermons and media content to website and other platforms
Kitchen Team - help organize for potlucks, special services, keep needed items stocked, maintain overall kitchen and refreshment ministry
Grounds Team - help with landscape needs and aesthetics, trimming of trees and shrubbery, pulling weeds
Greeter - welcome all our Sunday guests, hold the door for them
Helping Hands - available to serve shut-ins or post-op church members with running errands and/or delivering groceries or other needed items, as well as tasks that may need done
Maintenance - work and repair when something needs to be done around the church or grounds
Janitorial (separate from our hired position) - general tidying up and cleaning of our facilities, periodic deep cleans of various areas of the building
Admin assistance - direct help for pastor, copying and collating handouts or other materials, distribution of mail items, help in researching opportunities or executing projects, a wide variety of tasks as needs arise
Resource Table - keeping it stocked with specific items, keeping it presentable, helping promoting key items
Teaching - in Sunday School, in our Wednesday ministries, in small group settings, in our ManUp ministry, in modules or seminars
Preaching - available for pulpit fill at FBC (or even at sister churches)
Visitation - regular and rotational ministry to our shut-ins
Baptismal Prep - setting up the baptistry and filling with water prior to a scheduled baptism
Encouragement - making contact with those who are suffering or distant, sending notes and/or cards
Photo/Video - getting strategic photos and/or video for our website and other platforms
Neighborhood Connection - canvassing target neighborhoods with materials related to our church and/or upcoming events
Thanks for filling this out and seeking to be a blessing! Serving is an important act of obedience to the Lord and we are excited for you to plug in. Someone will be in contact with you soon.