Elders and Deacons

2017-18 Elders and Deacons

Elders

Elders are called to shepherd the congregation. They mediate the pastoral care of Christ to the church.
    Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the church (1 Peter 5.1-4)
  • Teaching the church (1 Timothy 3.2; Titus 1.9)
  • Caring for the church (Hebrews 13.17)
  • Protecting the church (Acts 20.28)

Deacons

Deacons are called to serve the congregation. They mediate the servanthood of Christ to the church.
     Responsibilities include:

  • Ministry of mercy (Acts 6.1-4)
  • Example of servanthood (Mark 10.45)