Being On Mission for Christ is a lifestyle. When considering how you can be On Mission, start first by praying and seeking God’s face. God’s will has been over complicated by many. It is not something that is magical or hidden from all that are not “super spiritual heroes”. It is something that God desires all of us to know and understand. In fact, Romans 12:1&2 states that all we have to do is submit to Him. Submit our bodies as a living sacrifice. This is a daily (sometimes hourly) act that is intentional. But when we submit to Him and desire His will in our lives, He shows us His will. He shows us our spiritual gifts. This list of ways to be On Mission could easily become a works based checklist. Don’t use it as that! Confirm His will in your life and use this list as a starting place to pray and seek what He may want to do in your life! With that in mind, here are our top 15 ways to be On MIssion at FSBCG or wherever you find yourself in 2016!
15 Ways you can be On Mission at FSBCG in 2016
# 1 Drive for Operation Christmas Child Year Round! (P.S. January is Hats, Gloves, and Scarfs!)
#2 Donate to LoveLoud Christmas Backpacks Year Round! (Our goal is to be able to purchase more food and blankets next year!)
#3 Host a Missional Super Bowl Party – Invite your neighbors and friends and then share your salvation story at half time!
#4 Host a Missional Egg Hunt! Start a neighborhood eggs hunt and share the gospel before prizes!
#5 Pack a blessing bag for the homeless!
#6 Go on a missions trip! Pray with us about going on a missions trip in 2016 or 2017 as a church! Pray about going on a missions trip as an individual or a family!
#7 Participate in a local missions trip! We are a host church! Watch the calendar this summer for opportunities to serve here in Southern WV!
#8 Read to local school children! Show His love through being there for local kids =)
#9 Coach a little league team! Share you faith through showing God’s love in a tangible, hands on way!
#10 Host a 4th of July Neighborhood Picnic! Share your story of finding God or experiencing God at your picnic!
#11 Adopt a resident at the nursing home! Pop-by and visit with a local nursing home resident. Read, listen, and share your faith =)
#12 Volunteer at Vacation Bible School! VBS is a fantastic way to be On Mission! See April Smith about Volunteer Opportunities.
#13 Volunteer with Operation Christmas Child during National Collection Week! Our church is a drop off site for OCC! Be apart of it!
#14 Volunteer to read, distribute backpacks or distribute food during our Christmas LoveLoud Events!
#15 Pray for God to lay a Missional opportunity on your heart! God asks each of us to be On Mission for Him! Ask Him to share His vision with you!
When looking for ways to be On Mission in your daily life, ask God to help you be intentionally present where you are. Showing love and grace to those who are with us, whether in passing or in our daily lives make such a huge impact!
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