As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God 

(1 Peter 4:10 NAS). 

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Responsibilities & Duties 

  • Pray for Laborers 

  • Update Ministry Team Selection Form 

  • Publicize Search for Workers 

  • Organize and Promote Ministry Showcases 

  • Record Keeping 

  • Present Ministry Teams to Pastor and Deacons for Approval 

  • Plan Installation Service 

Mission Statement: 

The Nomination Ministry exists to effectively recruit committed Christian volunteers and workers who have received a special gift and employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God in ministries at First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown. 

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    What Are Spiritual Gifts? 

Spiritual Gifts are special attributes given by the Holy Spirit to Every Member of the body of Christ according to God’s Grace for use within the context of the Body 

Why to Discover our Spiritual Gifts? 

  • Spiritual Gifts assist in finding God’s will for our life 

  • Spiritual Job description 

  • Commitment of points of our gifts rather than abstract commitment 

  • More effective service 

  • Appropriate commitment to ministry 

Bible passages with the list of Spiritual Gifts: 

  • Romans 12: 3-9 

  • Ephesians 4: 2-12 

  • 1 Corinthians 12: 1-31 

  • 1 Peter 4: 10-11 

How to discover my Spiritual Gift(s): 

  • Understand gifts 

  • Accept that you are gifted 

  • Analyze yourself 

  • Your interests 

  • What gets you excited 

  • Limitations 

  • Seek confirmation from others 

  • Evaluate the results 

  • Dedicate yourself to ministry 

  • Desire, Joy, effectiveness 

Facts About Spiritual Gifts: 

  • It is not natural ability or talent 

  • Gifts can be abused 

  • It is received, not achieved, no room for self-choosing 

  • Diversity within unity 

  • Each member is unique, important and useful 

  • Gifts are good but only when ministered in love 

  • The gifts are diverse, but all are equally honorable 

List of Spiritual Gifts 

Prophecy         Administration

Leadership      Evangelism

Healing            Intercession

Apostle            Miracles

Service            Discerning of Spirits

Teaching          Tongue

Exhortation      Interpretation of Tongues

Giving              Voluntary Poverty

Mercy              Martyrdom

Wisdom           Celibacy

Knowledge      Faith

Helps               Pastor 



A.C.T.S. (Caregivers/Grief) 

Assisted Care Church Min. 

Audio Visual Ministry 

Black Awareness Ministry 

Card Ministry 

Church Anniversary 

Church Clerk 

Communications Ministry 

Community Outreach Min. 


Couples Ministry 

Culinary Ministry 

Extended Care Ministry 

Family Life Center 


Flowers Ministry 

Gardening Ministry 

Girls Ministry 

Greeters Ministry 

Health Ministry 

Inspirational Choir 

J’Praze Children’s Choir 

Ladies Sewing Circle 


Library Ministry 

Liturgical Dance 

Male Choir Ministry 

Men’s Ministry 


New Members Ministry 

Nominating Ministry 

Nursery Ministry 

Over 35 Basketball 


Photography Ministry 

Praise Team 

Prayer Ministry 

Prison Ministry 

Public Relations 

R.E.A.C.H. (Evangelism) 

Scholarship Ministry 

Seasoned in Christ Min. 

Security Ministry 

Singles Ministry 

Sunday School Extended 

Sunday School Teachers 

Trustee Ministry 

Usher Team Ministry 

Vacation Bible School 

Van Ministry 


Welcome Center 

Women’s Ministry 

Youth/Children’s Bible Study 

Youth Counsel