John 13:1-17, Romans 12:3-8
We believe fully devoted followers of Jesus grow spiritually through contributing to the needs of others both locally and globally.
Growth Suggestions and Opportunities
- Complete a Personal Spiritual Gifts Assessment
- Use your passion and gifts to guide your serving, for example: caring ministries, connecting ministries, outreach ministries, supporting ministries
- Join or lead a ministry at Atonement
- Get involved with Holy Family School, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), ELCA World Hunger, or EXODUS World Service
- Serve where you are: your neighborhood, your school, your town . . .
- Volunteer at a local food pantry
*What You Do Best in the Body of Christ, Bruce Bugbee
*The Hole in Our Gospel, Richard Stearns
When Helping Hurts, Corbett & Fikkert
The Irresistable Revolution, Shane Claiborne
America’s Original Sin, Jim Wallis
Strength to Love, Martin Luther King
*Also good as a small group resource NOTE: links for books will take you to Amazon in a separate tab in your browser