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Our Deacons

Our Deacons

The deacons are designed by God to serve the body of Christ through administering the mercy ministry of the church and doing the work of benevolence. This includes:

  • Coordinating the visitation of the sick, the elderly, and shut-ins

  • Ministering to the needs of widows and widowers in accordance with 1 Tim. 5:3-16

  • Ministering to the needs of orphans from within FBC

  • Being alert to the spiritual and physical needs of the congregation

Deacons serve a crucial role of freeing up the elders to focus on prayer and the ministry of the word (Acts 6:1-4). Thus they serve under the oversight of the elders to further the spread of the gospel. They must meet the qualifications listed in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.

Deacons Oct 21