God calls us as believers to discover and use our spiritual gifts in order to grow the Church in Spirit and in numbers. FBC needs your gifts. Join us online for an in-depth study this Spring during our “Lenten Celebration of Spiritual Gifts.” We offer eight weekly classes online for your convenience — Examine the Holy Spirit’s part in spiritual gifts and discover or uncover your gifts. Also, experience an internship to test out your gifts. To that end, please plan on an approximately 30-minute interview and a maximum two-hour internship prior to commissioning.
Relish in joy and ease of service when you implement God’s power within you. Our main resources include The Holy Spirit as Teacher, Scripture, and SpiritGifts, by Patricia D. Brown. Classes run 60-90 minutes.
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Lenten Celebration of Spiritual Gifts Schedule
Week 1: Holy Spirit 1
Week 2: Holy Spirit 2
Week 3: Spiritual Gifts 1
Week 4: Spiritual Gifts 2
Week 5: Spiritual Gifts 3
Spring Break: Palm Sunday
Spring Break: Easter Sunday
Week 6: Spiritual Gifts 4
Week 7: Internship Preparation 1
Break: Mother’s Day
Week 8: Internship Preparation 2
Break: Memorial Day Weekend
May 31: Day Of Pentecost Commissioning*
*Includes those who hold a completion certificate from a previous Spiritual Gifts Class taught at FBC.
Minimum requirements for Commissioning
• Kickoff Breakfast or Spiritual Gifts 2
• Internship Preparation 1 & 2
You may complete all classes and requirements online. The interview and internship, however, are in-person or by phone. Check back periodically for the option to complete the interview online. You may make up sessions online at firstbaptistcleveland.org/spiritual-gifts-classes or switch between Sunday and Wednesday sessions of duplicate material.
We are excited about your gifts and look forward to your contribution.
Jennifer Whatley Williams
If you have questions complete the form below.*Required