Deacon Job Description
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The free job description is very important to keep in your church administration files for your the deacon in your church to identify job duties, skills, etc.
definition of “deacon” simply means “minister” or “servant”. It is
used often in the New Testament in the general sense of one who serves or ministers.
However, in a few passages it is used to refer to those occupying a
particular position of service in the early church.
Working as a church deacon can be a very rewarding experience, it allows
someone the opportunity to get involved in the church in a very special
The key responsibilities and duties in the deacon position description include:
- Participate regularly in a church group, either as a worker or a member.
- Attend worship services and night activities, unless providentially hindered.
- Actively serve in some ministry in the life of the church.
- Be supportive of the overall ministry of the church.
- Participate in all scheduled Deacon Body activities, unless providentially hindered.
- Be available to minister when called upon by Pastor.
- Practice personal evangelism of the lost as opportunities arise.
- Attend beneficial training sessions as available, unless providentially hindered.
- Pray for and be supported of the Pastor, Pastoral Staff, and Deacon Body Leadership.
The office of the church deacon is one of ministry and service to Jesus Christ through His church. This is not an office or position given to someone to honor him. To be eligible for this respected position, a deacon must have been a member of this church at least one year, be a male over 25 years of age, and must seek to consistently meet certain qualifications. Depending on your church board and administration, you might modify the qualifications in this job description to fit your church.
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