Discovering God's Vision for Your Life

You and Your Spiritual Gifts

To each is given the manifestation of the spirit for the common good. (1 Corinthians 12:7)

Monday Feb. 11 - Monday March4
Parish Center Meeting Room   7:00pm - 9:00 pm

Your Spiritaul Growth and Calling
At St. Patrick's Parish we are committed to helping you grow spiritually. One way we do this is by helping you discover your spiritual gifts.

What Are Spiritual Gifts?
Spiritual gifts are unique endowments from the Holy Spirit, generously shared withChristians in community for building up the body of Christ.

Spiritual gifts are God's empowerment of God's people. Every Christian has at least one unique spiritual gift waiting to be discovered - usaully more. People can find deep meaning and experience powerful joy when they discover and use their gifts.

What Is God's Will for Your Life?
Have you ever wondered what God wants you to do with your life? By learning about your spiritual gifts, you can recognize your deepest passions and strongest capabilities given toyou by the Holy Spirit.

One Body, Many Parts
The church is Christ's body. Every member of the church is a part of that body. We need to affirm each person's spiritual gifts to keep Christ's body thriving.



Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed...There are varieties of gifts...activated by ohne and dthe same Spirit, who allots to each one individually just as the Spirit chooses. (1 Corinthians 12: 1, 4, 11

You will recieve many benefits from learning about your spiritual gifts, such as:

* Deepened spirituality
* Self-understanding
* Freedom from "shoulds" and       "oughts"
* Self-acceptance
* Congruence
* Decisiveness
* Self-esteem
* Joy
* Fulfillment
* A sense of purpose and 
* Renewed gratitude to God
* Greater satisfaction in your 
   life and ministry
* Greater awareness of how 
   each person helps build up
   Christ's body.
* Enthusiasm for involvement
   in ministry