Being selected and agreeing to serve as a deacon for New Covenant Community Church means you have demonstrated leadership and faithfulness in the life of our church. You are now being called by God to continue and expand your ministry.
As the gifts and talents of individual deacons vary, so ministries of deacons will vary. As a deacon, you are called to be an example for the church family by: Commitment to Christ.
Acts 6:3, 5
1 Timothy 3:8, 9, 10, 11-13
With prayer, seeking His will personally and on behalf of the church.
Genuine and growing Christian experience.
Recognition of His gospel as the ultimate answer to all the needs of our world.
Leadership in promoting maturity, Christian understanding, sound judgment in the practical issues of life as well as unity in the church.
Trustworthy stewardship of spiritual and material gifts.
Balance in home time and home relationships with active participation in church activities.
Faithfulness to responsibilities, with a positive attitude toward the pastor and staff in pastoral ministry and all interests of the church.
Integrity and ethical conduct as well as temperateness in personal behavior.
Boldness, insight, and experience in leading New Covenant to become more and more a community of faith shaped by the Spirit of Jesus Christ.