Deacons

Deacons are the spiritual leaders and positive Christian witnesses to the church. Each and every deacon is expected to live his/her life so as to be seen as honest, of good reputation, temperate, humble, worthy or respect, and of good report. At any time, you should feel welcome to reach out to any of the church deacons; Deacons are here to serve.

Deacon Characteristics

A.    Be full of the Spirit, Faith, and Wisdom.   (Acts 6:3-6)
B.    Committed to daily Bible study preferably in a structured group environment. (Acts 17:11) (II Tim 3:16-17)
C.    Committed to a daily planned, personal, quiet time in which to pray, meditate, read Scripture, listen to the Holy Spirit, and spend time with God. (Eph 6:18)
D.    Has served in other ministry areas of the church so the person has been tested and proven.   (I Timothy 3:10)
E.    Support the ministries, staff, and need for unity in spirit and purpose in the church. (Rom 15:4-6)
F.     Love God, love each other, be completely humble, and have a forgiving spirit. (Phil 2:1-4, I Peter 3:8-9)
G.    Be honest, have a good reputation, be temperate, be humble, be worthy of respect, and be of good report in the church and in the community. (I Tim 3)
H.     Demonstrate by actions and attitudes the fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. (Gal 5:22-23)
I.      Be passionate and enthusiastic about the work God has planned for believers and for the church, and for the spiritual welfare of all people; this is Kingdom Work. (II Cor 9:1-2)
J.     Be conformed to the likeness of God’s Son which is God’s call to deacons and all believers. (II Cor. 3:18)
Deacons also serve as part of the gift-based ministry teams. If you are interested in being part of one of the teams speak with a deacon and they will help you connect to the right person.

See our deacons in action:
Deacon Mission Trip

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