First Connection is your first stop on the path toward meaningful membership. All guests and new members are encouraged to attend this breakfast scheduled twice a year. This is an opportunity to meet the church staff, deacons and learn of the heritage of First Baptist Newnan. The next “First Connection” is scheduled for February 10, 2013 at 9:00 AM in the fellowship halL.
PLACE is an intentional process to connect church members into purpose-driven ministry including self discovery, individualized ministry coaching and tracking from workshop training to ministry placement. Through the PLACE process, people discover that God has created and gifted them with a unique capacity to serve others.
Finding your PLACE in Ministry
PLACE is a comprehensive exploration of your own gifts and talents. The combination of teaching, analysis, reflection upon abilities and life experiences, along with individual consultation, will help you connect your passion in life with current ministries at First Baptist Church of Newnan.
P is for Personality Discovery. Participants use our unique assessment to discover their Personality based on the DISC model.
L is for Learning Spiritual Gifts. PLACE promotes a scripture-based 16-gift model using our comprehensive 112-question assessment.
A is for Abilities Awareness. Here, participants complete a unique assessment to discover the most effective environment for them to comfortably serve.
C is for Connecting Passion with Ministry. PLACE’s unique curriculum helps Christians identify their passions for ministries and people, and discover how they best demonstrate passion.
E is for Experiences of Life. Especially unique to everyone, this session allows individuals to explore the impact of their past experiences on their purpose in life and their future involvement in ministry.
First Baptist Church of Newnan is committed to love all people in Christ and to help them on their journey with God and each other.
Our responsibility is to help you find the way God has knitted you together…
Jer. 1:5, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.”
Our desire is for you to experience the JOY of living the Christian life!
John 10:10, “… I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
And we believe that you find your life as you give it away…
Matt. 16:25, “For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.”
Next PLACE Workshop is scheduled February 24th, March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and April 7th , 2013. Location will be the fellowship hall.
Sign up by calling the church office
Web-based PLACE Workshop
What does the PLACE Workshop consist of?
- 5 Online sessions (See below)
- Workshop video is available for viewing without a code.
- Assessments may be taken online, but require a code.
- Come by the church office to receive your workbook and code.
Sessions consists of the following:
- Session 1 – Personality Discovery (19 chapters – 71:30 min)
- Session 2 – Learning Spiritual Gifts (14 chapters – 78:27 min)
- Session 3 – Abilities Awareness (9 chapters – 63:55 min)
- Session 4 – Connecting Passion with Ministry (6 chapters – 32:41 min)
- Session 5 – Experiences of Life (10 chapters – 27:39 min)
- Coaching Session – One-on-one (30 – 45 min)
A workbook and profile are needed to complete the workshop. Contact the church office at 770-253-0797 for details.
PLACE, your next stop on the path to finding the best ministry in which to serve God, your church, and the community.
The PLACE Ministry, through the leadership of the Holy Spirit, will equip and empower church members to serve with joy in the Body of Christ by identifying personalities, Spiritual gifts, abilities, passions, and life experiences.
We are so excited to offer this opportunity to all members who are 18 and above. We hope everyone will participate. If you are a newer member of the church, we would especially encourage you to come be a part of this wonderful new ministry!