Deacons are church members who are elected and ordained to serve in compassionate ways, such as:

  • Assist the pastors with making additional visits to shut-ins and those hospitalized
  • Coordinate transportation volunteers for transportation to church and other emergency needs
  • Coordinate meal preparation in times of need
  • Send cards of care and concern
  • Coordinate the prayer chain
  • Serve coffee, punch, & cookies at fellowship time after worship service
  • Provide light refreshments at memorial services (see Funerals)