What is a Deacon?
Deacons are servants of the church. (Acts 6:1-7; 1 Timothy 3:8-13). Their task is to serve with the Senior Pastor and staff in performing the pastoral ministry tasks of proclaiming the Gospel to believers and non-believers, caring for the church’s members and other persons in the community, and leading Glen Meadows Baptist Church.
What does a Deacon Do?
Establish and maintain spiritual, fraternal, and personal relations with the membership of the church emphasizing a concern for spiritual growth;
Serve as counsel to assist the Senior Pastor, with the leading of the Holy Spirit, concerning the progress and welfare of the church;
Seek to resolve any fellowship, doctrinal or procedural issues within the church, and discipline problems; and,
Assist the Senior Pastor in administering the church ordinances.