Spiritual Gifts will be offered virtually on June 5th and June 12th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on ZOOM. The Rev Benny Oakes, Pastor of First UMC in Elizabeth City, NC and Suzanne Nelson, Beacon District LSM Co-Director, will facilitate this course.
The course focuses on gaining a better understanding of the church and its ministry needs by learning what it means to be a minister. It also describes practical ways of using gifts in ministries in our congregations and communities.
- Discover the nature of spiritual gifts through bible study and reflection
- Relate spiritual gifts to the overall life of the church and to the means of grace
- Discover one’s own spiritual gifts and examine their definitions
- Develop a plan to implement the use of spiritual gifts as an element of leader development and deployment in the local church
Order the required textbook – Each One a Minister by William J. Carter.
(Link to order our text will be in the email you receive after registering.)
Please read the text prior to class. Directions will be sent several weeks in advance (after a paid registration) with time to prepare before the virtual class.
For questions regarding the course, please contact your LSM Co-Directors:
Suzanne Nelson (252.207.6168) or Ginny Crocker (252.339.2209)
If you have questions about the registration, you are asked to call the
District Office (919.779.9435) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.