Deacons

 

The role of the Deacons is to work with the Pastor to guide and support the worship life and spiritual nurture of the Parish. This responsibility includes: worship support, including Sunday services, special services, baptisms, funerals and wedding services; serving Holy Communion in church and to members at home; tending to the spiritual needs of the congregation along with the Pastor; tending to their own growth as spiritual leaders of the church; scheduling greeters, ushers, readers coffee hour hosts. 

 

The Deacons maintain the Deacons Benevolence Fund which provides emergency relief within the church family and in the community at the discretion of the Deacons and the Pastor. A special collection is taken each month on Communion Sunday. The Deacons also host an Annual Dessert Auction on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the proceeds of which are used to replenish the Benevolence Fund. 

 

Throughout the program year the Deacons host several special events including the Homecoming Brunch, Good Friday Stations of the Cross, and the Easter Sunrise Service and Breakfast. 

 

 

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