Empowering through the Decon and Deconess Ministry…
† 1 Timothy 3:13 makes it clear that ministering as a decon or deconess is a rewarding and honorable calling in the church.
† Decons and Deconess are servants first.
† The Decons and Deconess of NBWC are men and women who are assigned to assist the Pastor and members in spiritual matters of the church.
† Their main responsibilities are visitation, teaching, and evangelism.
† They serve in areas such as baptism, prayer request, visiting the sick and shut-in, and caring and assisting families during their time of bereavement.
The Purpose of the Decon and Deconess Ministry is to:
The Decon and Deconess Ministry frees the pastoral staff for prayer, preparation and ministering the Word; serves the Lord in spiritual ways; possesses a firm grasp of sound doctrine; advances the unity of the church; and promotes evangelism.
When does the Decon and Deconess Ministry meet?
The Decon and Deconess Ministry meets the third Wednesday of each month and as the need arises.