St. Paul Baptist Church

"We Are Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ"
2017 Pushing for the Power and Purity of God's Presence

Deaconess

Deaconess means servant.    The Deaconess's office is one in which competent dedicated women serve the Lord and His people through providing spiritual and physical care and instruction in faith and love.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Deaconess Ministry of the St. Paul Baptist Church is to continue a ministry of servant bond while supporting the Pastor and Deacons in fostering peace, love and Christian unity in the church and the community.  We embrace the two ordinances of the Baptist church namely, Baptism and Holy Communion.

DUTIES OF OUR DEACONESS:

  • Take care of the Physical Arrangements for Baptism.
  • Brief candidates regarding appropriate clothing and supplies.
  • Instruct candidates regarding Baptism and Holy Communion.
  • Make certain that linens and gloves are clean and available.
  • Prepare the Holy Communion Table.
  • Greet church members and visitors.
  • Pray with choir before service.
  • Telephone and visit sick  and shut-ins.

DEACONESS MOTTO:

WE SERVE NOT TO BE SEEN, BUT THAT OTHERS MAY SEE CHRIST IN US



    

    







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