S.H.A.P.E. stands for Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Passion and Experience. We would like to know your SHAPE. This will provide meaningful data for serving in ministry at First United Methodist Church. The United Methodist Church has a convenient tool that can help you identify your spiritual gifts. Just follow the these two steps to identify your SHAPE.
1. Click HERE to take a short assessment to identify your Spiritual Gifts. At the end of the survey you will see your results. Write down your top three gifts to use in step 2. For emailed results, scroll to the bottom of the page and enter your name and email address. For a copy of the Spiritual Gifts definitions and examples of services associated with specific gifts, click HERE.
2. Next, click HERE to take our brief SHAPE assessment.
These groups provide services and programs for those in and outside the church who are in need of caring support. We offer a 24/7 care line, 828.702.1454, for prayer and visitation concerns. Contact Rev Mark Ralls for more information about care and support ministries.
FUMC offers Sunday school for all ages. We have a variety of Adult classes. Sunday school is a wonderful way to connect with other adults in a small group setting. For more information contact Christy Sharp.
The United Methodist Women are focused on ministries for women, children, and youth, globally and locally. FUMC has multiple circles which are open to any women, whether church members or not. Each circle meets regularly for support, fellowship, spiritual growth. Contact Leone Alexander, Pres. at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.