41a. There Are Many Ways of Sharing

There are many ways of sharing, But God’s Spirit gives each one.
There are different ways of caring; It’s one Lord whose work is done.
God, whose gifts are overflowing, May we hear you when you call;
Keep us serving, keep us growing, For the common good of all.

We’ve been baptized in the waters! We’ve been given work to do.
When you call your sons and daughters, You give gifts for serving you.
God, we join in celebration Of the talents you impart.
Bless each baptized one’s vocation; Give each one a servant’s heart.

All are blest by gifts you give us; Some are set apart to lead.
Give us Jesus’ love within us As we care for those in need.
Give us faith to make decisions; Give us joy to share your Word.
Give us unity and vision As we serve your church and world.

Text Information
First Line: There are many ways of sharing, But God's Spirit gives each one
Title: There Are Many Ways of Sharing
Original Language: English
Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (2004)
Publication Date: 2004
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1-31; 1 John 4:7-21
Topic: Call/Vocation; Ministry
Language: English
Copyright: Copyright © 2004 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved
Tune Information
Name: NETTLETON
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music



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