benjamin hundley, CHAIRPERSON
Perform a variety of duties to support the pastor. Deacons make themselves available to members for prayer and guidance to alleviate the workload of the pastor. Deacons assist the pastor in community outreach by ministering the gospel outside the church, visiting the sick and homebound, recruiting and receiving new members and traveling on missionary trips. Within the congregation, deacons set examples of compassion and stewardship. The deacons also help with educating and nurturing youth within and outside of the church.
Deacons serve on budgeting and decision-making committees within the church to guide the congregation and act as financial advisers and counsel to the pastor and elders in the church. Acts 6 and Timothy 3:8-13 describe the spiritual and moral qualifications for deacons, which include wisdom, faith, honesty and sincerity.