Job Description

A Deacon is expected to:

  1. Attend worship services unless providentially hindered.
  2. Actively serve in some ministry in the life of the church.
  3. Be supportive of the overall ministry of the church.
  4. Assist in serving the Lord’s Supper (if needed)
  5. Practice personal evangelism of the lost as opportunities arise.
  6. Pray for and be supportive of the Church Leadership
  7. Whatever needs done (hands on) to free Pastors/Elders for Teaching, Leading, Modeling, Prayer
  8. If schedule allows, participate regularly in a small group, either as a worker or a member.

Scripture Reference:

  • Acts 6:1-7
  • I Timothy 3:8-13

Deacons take the lead in …

  • Workdays
  • Projects
  • Congregational physical needs (groceries, heating, etc.)
  • Helping Shut-ins/disabled in tangible ways (yard work, oil changes, etc)
  • Building & grounds ministries
  • Hands on needs within ministries or church
  • Benevolence follow through
  • How can I help?
  • What can I do?