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Welcome to the SBPC SHAPE Assessment!

At SBPC we believe God has made you for a purpose! Finding and fulfilling your God-given purpose is one of the greatest discoveries you will make in life. This online SHAPE process is a tool to help you discern your unique SHAPE and empower you to connect in a meaningful place of service. The Bible tells us, "we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." Ephesians 2:10

What's SHAPE?
SHAPE stands for Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, and Experience. Although there are many paths to discovering your best place of service, the online SHAPE assessment is one way to learn more about the role you can play in God’s grand story! Want more information about shape before you start? To review the FAQ’s click here.

Getting Started (create an account)
1. On the toolbar on the right side under the login area, click on Create New Account.
2. Complete the Registration.
3. You will automatically be logged in using your username and password. As a reminder, an email will be sent to the email address you provided with your login information. Note: Until you click logout on the toolbar you will stay logged in even if you close your browser.
4. Start your SHAPE Assessment by clicking on Spiritual Gifts menu item also located on the right under SHAPE Assessment. You may need to click on SHAPE Assessment to expand it.

Saving your Results
At the end of each assessment page you will be given the opportunity to save your results and return at a later time to complete or revise them.

Privacy Statement and Sharing your Results
All SHAPE assessment information is confidential, access will be limited to SBPC leadership. For internal purposes, this website will be keeping statistical data. For your records, or to discuss a service opportunity with a ministry leader, save or print your results

Choosing Your Place of Service
Once your assessment is complete, you have the option to view current service opportunities that exist through SBPC. The intention is to provide you with service opportunities that fit your SHAPE and to empower you to use your unique combination of Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality and Experience. If your first choice does not feel like a fit, we invite you to keep trying until you find the right match.

Note: If this process causes you emotional concern and you would like to talk to someone, please call the Solana Beach Presbyterian Church office (858-509-2580) to make an appointment with a pastor.

The SHAPE acronym is a registered trademark of Rick Warren and is used with permission from Saddleback Church. On-line SHAPE Assessments and content by Paula Taylor, Solana Beach Presbyterian Church 2007, revised 2013. This website is protected by (C)opyright 2013, Solana Beach Presbyterian Church. All Rights Reserved. Programming provided by SBPC SHAPE Volunteers, 2013.

If you experience technical problems or have questions regarding the Assessments contact Karen La-Haise at karen@solanapres.org or 858-509-2580 x1221.