Deacons and Deaconesses Board:
Provide spiritual direction:
*D&D provides a spiritual plan that guides the work of the church. This plan intends to help communicate the spiritual direction to other boards and committees to facilitate cooperation and smooth ministry.
*D&D is responsible to review the Constitution regularly and recommend any modifications to the congregation.
*D&D is responsible to maintain policies which direct board actions.
Partner with other boards and committees:
*D&D members individually serve as a communication liaison to another board or committee to enhance communication.
*D&D provides support and guidance in church programming including approving new ministry programs, approving fundraising events, approving all love offerings outside of regular gifting.
Partner with the pastoral staff:
*D&D is responsible for recommending pastoral staff for hire to the congregation and providing annual review of the pastors.
*D&D is also responsible for the hire of additional ministry staff.
*D&D is responsible to fill the pulpit in the absence of a pastor.
*D&D is responsible to schedule and provide for regular celebration of communion.
*D&D is supportive of the pastors in offering specific opportunity for individuals to become members.
Members of the D&D