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.