office of Deacon as set forth in Scripture is one of sympathy, witness,
and service after the way of Jesus Christ. Persons of spiritual
character, honest repute, exemplary lives, brotherly and sisterly
love, warm sympathies, and sound judgment should be chosen for this
is the duty of Deacons, first of all, to minister to those who are
in need, to the sick, to the friendless and to any who may be in
distress. The Deacons shall assume such other duties as may be delegated
to them from time to time by the session.
Deacons shall be organized as a board of which the Pastor shall
be an advisory member. They shall meet at least quarterly and concurrently
with the Session at least annually.
are loved by a loving God and guided by Him in all they do. Theirs
is a hard job at times and they need our prayers and prayers for
the people that they are to seek and help.