Learn about just a few of the many ways service can open new opportunities for you
How do we feed Christ’s sheep? One way could be to follow His example of selfless service. When we serve, we are blessed with help in our education, employment, and life. Service allows us to experience good health, lasting joy, and new opportunities. Most of all, it shows Heavenly Father our love for Him and His children.
Service increases happiness
Volunteering leads to opportunitiesCommunity service can also boost the likelihood of future employment.
To find opportunities to serve, you can contact local Church leaders for help, such as the bishopric or missionaries. They can give guidance for areas and people in need of service. Check out the Church’s
Community service can help you explore different areas of work, and can be placed on a resume to show you care for your community. Community service can add to our knowledge and growth, and create lasting and meaningful experiences. Often, you will gain friendships and expand your skills of teamwork, communication, and leadership. All these qualities help us develop a strong work ethic!
The Savior is close to those who serve
Along with health benefits, improved mood, and more opportunities, we keep the Savior close to us as we do acts of service. This can help us have His help to support us through difficult times.Service gives us opportunities to uplift and inspire others. When we do small acts of service, we can have a significant impact on others’ lives. Simply smiling, saying hello, or writing a note could brighten someone’s day. The Savior is grateful to those who perform even the smallest acts of service. He said, “Verily I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”