Moderator: Tracy Johnson

And the twelve called together the whole community of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should neglect the word of God in order to wait on tables. Therefore, friends, select from among yourselves seven men of good standing, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint to this task, Acts 6:2-3

Composition and General Powers of the Board of Deacons: 

The Board of Deacons shall consist of not less than three members. The Board shall elect a Secretary from among its members. The secretary shall keep a record of the Board’s proceedings. The Session will appoint a Moderator. The Pastor shall be an advisory and non-voting member of the Board.

The primary duties of the Board shall be to take care of the sick, friendless and the distressed. Inaddition the Board will be responsible for the care, maintenance, and preparation of the grounds and facilities.Individual deacons may assume other duties as may be delegated to them by the Board and agreed upon by the Session. The Board of Deacons shall be under the supervision of the Session. 

Deacon Board Meetings
Shall meet monthly at followed the worship service on Sundays
Meetings should consist of two topics (and last only 30-40 minutes)

  1. Individuals that need care
    • Talking confidentially about individual care plans for members
    •  Assign and implement those plans
    • Use of Deacons Funds to assist in those plans
  2.  Building and Grounds
    • Plan and schedule necessary care and maintenance on the building
    • Assign and implement those plans
  3. Opportunity to Pray

Individual Commissions
•Each deacon will be assigned individual commissions by the Board and approved by the Session after discernment of gifts and passions. Areas of possible commissions:


  • Preparation of Worship Paraments and Sacraments
  • Greeters/Ushers
  • Food Pantry/Garden
  • Sunday Morning Set-Up and Clean-Up
  • Keys and Codes
  • Nursery & Kids Table
  • Visitations
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Building maintenance (interior & exterior)
  • And any other individual role that is seen as necessary


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