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Sunday morning: November 12, 2017

Message Title: Deacons: Called to Serve the Church

by: Pastor Rick Griffin
Scripture Reference: Acts 6:1-5; 1 Tim 3:8-13
Tags: new testament, acts, 1 timothy, deacons

Outline

  1. Job description (Acts 6:1-5)
  2.  Qualifications (1 Timothy 3:8-13)
  • Personal life
  • Spiritual life
  • Family life
  1. Nomination Process
  • The pastor/elders choose the number of deacons needed.
  • The pastor/elders choose the tasks or assignments.
  • The pastor/elders explain, examine and affirm the qualifications.
    • Self-examination
    • Pastoral examination
  • The congregation selects the men. (Nomination process)
  • The congregation sets them apart for service. (Affirmation)
  1. Job description (Acts 6:1-5)
  2.  Qualifications (1 Timothy 3:8-13)
  • Personal life
  • Spiritual life
  • Family life
  1. Nomination Process
  • The pastor/elders choose the number of deacons needed.
  • The pastor/elders choose the tasks or assignments.
  • The pastor/elders explain, examine and affirm the qualifications.
    • Self-examination
    • Pastoral examination
  • The congregation selects the men. (Nomination process)
  • The congregation sets them apart for service. (Affirmation)