The Deacons Ministry assists the Pastor in carrying out the programs of the Church. A Deacon's duties and responsibilities:
  • to ensure that the Lord's Supper is served in a reverent manner
  • to ensure that the baptismal pool is ready and that candidates for baptism are prepared for the baptism ceremony
  • to visit the sick and those in trouble
  • to know at all times the condition of the Church, spiritually, financially and temporally
  • to keep a watchful eye over auxilaries and groups; when assistance is needed, bring it to the Pastor's attention if necessary
  • to superintend the operation of the Church when the Pastor is absent, or when the pulpit is vacant
  • to ensure that the Pastor is paid a salary that is fair to the Pastor and the Church alike
  • to attend all meetings of the ministry
  • to be active participants in Bible Study, Sunday School and Prayer Meetings
  • to receive and prepare recommendations for consideration by the Church