After you take the spiritual gifts assessment you can use this list to discover ways to use your spiritual gifts in service to God and neighbor.What is your ministry?
Administration: the gift that enables a believer to formulate, direct, and carry out plans necessary to fulfill a purpose. Biblical References: I Corinthians 12:28, Acts 14:23.
Serving at ASLC*: Church Council or a Committee, Money Counter, Task Force
Artistry: the gift that gives the believer the skill of creating artistic expressions that produce a spiritual response of strength and inspiration. Biblical References: Exodus 31:1-11, Psalm 149:3a.
Serving at ASLC: Sanctuary Arts Team, Preparing posters and bulletin boards, web site
Discernment: the gift that motivates a believer to seek God's will and purpose and apply that understanding to individual and congregational situations.
Biblical References: John 16:6-15, Romans 9:1, I Corinthians 2:9-16.
Serving at ASLC: Visioning, Church Council, Task Forces, Committees
Evangelism: the gift that moves believers to reach nonbelievers in such a way that they are baptized and become active members of the Christian community.
Biblical References: Matthew 28:16-20, Ephesians 4:11- 16, Acts 2:36-40.
Serving at ASLC: Evangelism Committee, parade, greeter, door knocking
Exhortation: the gift that moves the believer to reach out with Christian love and presence to people in personal conflict facing a spiritual void. Biblical References: John 14:1, II Timothy 1:16-18, III John 5-8.
Serving at ASLC: Caring Ministries, visitor, prayer team, Mission Outreach
Faith: the gift that gives a believer the eyes to see the Spirit at work and the ability to trust the Spirit's leading without indication of where it all might lead.
Biblical References: Genesis 12:1-4a, Mark 5:25-34, I Thessalonians 1:8-10.
Serving at ASLC: Prayer Chain, Visioning, Mission Outreach
Giving: the gift that enables a believer to recognize God's blessings and to respond to those blessings by generously and sacrificially giving of one's resources (time, talent, and treasure).
Biblical References: II Corinthians 9:6-15, Luke 21:1-4.
Serving at ASLC: Stewardship Committee, Endowment Committee
Hospitality: the gift that causes a believer to joyfully welcome and receive guests and those in need of food and lodging. Biblical References: Romans 12:13, Romans 16:23a, Luke 10:38.
Serving at ASLC: Greeter, door knocking, usher, Evangelism Committee
Intercession: the gift that enables a believer to pray with the certainty that prayer is heard and when requests are made, answers will come. Biblical References: Matthew 6:6-15, Luke 11:1-10, Ephs. 6:18.
Serving at ASLC: Prayer Chain, Bible Studies, Caring Ministries
Knowledge: the gift that drives a person to learn, analyze and uncover new insights with regard to the Bible and faith. Biblical References: I Corinthians 12:8; I Corinthians 14:6, Romans 12:2.
Serving at ASLC: Adult Education, Worship
Leadership: the gift that gives a believer the confidence to step forward, give direction and provide motivation to fulfill a dream or complete a task.
Biblical References: Romans 12:8, John 21:15-17, II Timothy 4:1-5.
Serving at ASLC: Church Council or a Committee, Task Forces to accomplish certain goals
Mercy: the gift that motivates a believer to feel deeply for those in physical, spiritual, or emotional need and then act to meet that need. Biblical References: Luke 7:12-15, Luke 10:30-37, Matthew 25:34-36.
Serving at ASLC: Caring Ministries, Missions Outreach
Music--Vocal: the gift that gives a believer the capability and opportunity to present personal witness and inspiration to others through singing. Biblical References: Psalm 96:1-9, Psalm 100:1-2, Psalm 149:1-2.
Serving at ASLC: Choir, Reigning Grace, special music, musicals
Music--Instrumental: the gift that inspires a believer to express personal faith and provide inspiration and comfort through the playing of a musical instrument.
Biblical References: Psalm 33:1-5, Psalm 150, I Samuel 16:14-23.
Serving at ASLC: Reigning Grace, Brass, Handbells, special music
Pastoring (Shepherding): the gift that gives a believer the confidence, capability and compassion to provide spiritual leadership and direction for individuals or groups of believers.
Biblical References: I Timothy 4:12-16, I Timothy 3:1-13, II Timothy 4:1-2.
Serving at ASLC: Church Council, Caring Ministries, Mission Outreach, mentoring youth
Service (Helps): the gift that enables a believer to work gladly behind the scenes so that God's work is fulfilled. Biblical References: Luke 23:50-54, Romans 16:1-16, Philippians 2:19-23.
Serving at ASLC: Answer phones, prepare bulletins and mailings, office help, mission outreach
Skilled Craft: the gift that enables a believer to create, build, maintain or repair items within the church. Biblical References: Exodus 30:1-6, Exodus 31:3-5, Ezekiel 27:4-11.
Serving at ASLC: Property Committee, Wednesday Work Crew, volunteering to help when needed
Teaching: the gift that enables a believer to communicate a personal understanding of the Bible and faith in such a way that it becomes clear and understood by others.
Biblical References: I Corinthians 12:28, Matthew 5:1-12, Acts 18:24-48.
Serving at ASLC: Adult Education, Teaching Sunday School, Confirmation, or HS Youth
Wisdom: the gift that allows the believer to sort through opinions, facts and thoughts in order to determine what solution would be best for the individual believer or the community of believers.
Biblical References: I Corinthians 2:6-13, James 3:13-18, II Chronicles 1:7-11.
Serving at ASLC: Church Council, Tasks Forces, Committees
Writing: the gift that gives a believer the ability to express truth in a written form; a form that can edify, instruct and strengthen the community of believers.
Biblical References: I John 2:1-6, 12-14, I Timothy 3:14-15, Jude 3.
Serving at ASLC: Newsletters, Archives, Devotions, Worship
*Suggestions for serving, there are many more ways to serve!
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