This will give you the opportunity to learn about places to serve at FBCA, see what interests you, and share a little bit more information about yourself. Step 1 of 4 - General Information 25% Name* First Last Email PhoneChoose the phrase that best describes your leadership at FBCA:*“I’m currently serving in leadership and I want to stay where I am.”“I currently have a leadership position, but I am open to exploring other possibilities.”“I’m not currently serving in leadership, but I want to find out what opportunities are available.”Are you a member of First Baptist Church Arlington?*Yes NoPlease check the statement that best represents where you are spiritually at this time:*"I do not currently have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.""I am seeking a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.""I have a close, personal relationship with Jesus Christ." Below is a brief questionnaire to help guide you into the general areas of interest. You will then have a chance to view any ministry area that interests you. How would one of your friends most likely describe you?Shy, but confidentIntroverted, but able to interact when neededOutgoingOver the top extrovertWhen you are around young, preschool-age children, do you:Naturally enjoy their gamesImmediately lower yourself physically to visit with them at their levelAvoid any interaction with themFeel intimidated by their needsWhich of these best describes your “biblical aptitude”?I know I have a Bible somewhereI’m familiar with the main stories from the BibleI read the Bible regularlyI’m trying to grasp the “forensic justification” described in Romans 9I think people who work with elementary age children:Are supernatural people who have a special giftAre supposed to be womenAre just average people who love children and want them to know God’s loveDon’t have anything else to doIn a Bible study, would you rather:Guide a discussionMake the coffeeTeach a well-prepared lessonListen as part of the groupIn competitive situations, the following statement best describes me:WIN AT ALL COSTS!Winning is the goal, but I can win or lose with grace and dignity.Winning doesn’t mean much to me… I’m more into having fun!I avoid competitive situations at all costs.I get energy from (select as many as apply)PerformingUsing my musical gifts in a group settingTeaching and encouraging others in their musical abilityI don't have any musical giftsWhen it comes to technology:I can’t tell one button from anotherI can fumble throughI enjoy figuring things outNo problemWhich is closest to your reaction when you enter a room full of teenagers?Look for the biggest crowd and “jump” right into the middle of the actionIntroduce yourself and try to interact with the students presentFind a quiet place to stand out of the way and observeFeel intimidated, maybe even insecure in this crowdWhich of these do you typically prefer?Serving behind the scenesWorking with a group without having to make decisionsHandling a task on my ownBeing the one in chargeIf asked to tell a Bible story to preschool-age children would you:Jump at the opportunity!Stop and think about the need to simplify your language and repeat your phrasesRead word-for-word from the BibleAsk someone else to take your placeI tend to view college students as:Self-absorbed, irresponsible party animalsFull-time students who should spend most of their time studyingYoung adults and tomorrow’s leadersAn awesome ministry opportunityIf asked by a friend to help teach in a class of elementary-age children, I would:Plan a trip out of town so I could have an excuse to say “no”Agree to do it only if they couldn’t find anyone elseGladly say “yes” if I were available and look forward to the experienceReluctantly say “yes” but worry about if I will do a good jobWhen working on a project or event, the following statements best describe me:Provide a “big picture” vision for the project without giving much thought to the implementation process…an ideas person!Contribute to the overall project through input and suggestionsPay attention to the details of the project making sure all runs smoothlyShow up on the day of the event and do what is needed without feeling a need to provide input.When I worship corporately: It is a personal offering to GodI feel gifted to help others worshipI enjoy leading worshipI don't feel I have musical gifts, but worship with my heart.If you were scheduled to teach a small group Bible study to a group of teenagers this Sunday, would you:Be excited and look forward to the opportunitySpend extra time studying this week so that you can be well prepared and teach in a natural, relaxed mannerBe anxious, but willing to serve if neededBe “busy” that day and ask your best friend to cover for youWhich of the following would best describe you when you encounter someone you don’t know?Avoid eye contactSmile and keep walkingSpeak if they speak firstIntroduce myself and shake their hand List the places you CURRENTLY serve/lead at FBCA:* Are there any resources that will help you to be a better leader? Please list in the box below. The following is a list of all the ministry areas where Leadership Opportunities are available at FBCA. SELECT ALL that interest you. *If you would like to know more about a specific area, see the links below to open a new page and view a description of that ministry. When a new page opens and you see a leadership opportunity that interests you, click on "NEXT Step" to fill out a form. * Administration Community Connections Preschool Children Youth College Adults 2nd Half Adults Activities Global Ministries Pastoral Care Worship Ministries Ministry Teams Committees and Councils I'm not sure at this time Administration Community Connections Preschool Children Youth Adults 2nd Half Adults Activities Global Ministries Pastoral Care Worship Ministries Ministry Teams Committees and Councils What GIFTS do you have that you would like for us to know about? * Administration Compassion Encouragement Evangelism Exhortation - Counseling Faith Giving Hospitality Intercession Knowledge Listening Mercy Missions - Apostleship Music Outreach Preaching - Prophecy Serving Shepherding Teaching I don't know If you aren't sure what your GIFTS are, take the Spiritual Gifts Analysis. The link will open in a new window so you can take it now and then answer the question or take it later for future reference.List any SKILLS/TALENTS you would like for us to know about. For example: singing, construction, any area you are certified in, fishing, public speaking and so on. Do you have any questions we can answer or needs we can address? If so, please list below.