154 Qualifications for Deacons This comes from Dr. Ryken's commentary on 1 Timothy in the Reformed Expository Commentary Series. 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for dishonest gain.
A Study in the Biblical Role of Deacons In Light of Scripture and Church History and in Examination of Current Practice by Derek Gentle http: //www. baptists tart. com/
1 Timothy 3:8-13 - "Deacons likewise must be serious not double-tongued … they must hold the mystery of faith with a clear conscience. And let them also be tested first; then if they prove themselves blameless let them serve as deacons. …
© 1976 General Council of the Assemblies of God 1 Qualifications and Responsibilities of Deacons and Trustees QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF DEACONS AND TRUSTEES This statement is the report of the committee to study eligibility criteria for deacons and trustees in Assemblies of God ...
Though the seven who were elected were not specifically called "deacons" in the technical sense, they nonetheless functioned as deacons. The office of deacon probably grew out of this experience.
DEACON RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Rev. 11 January 2011 1. Deacons and the Pastoral Staff are the only ones who are ordained in a Baptist Church.
Page | 1 Third Baptist Church Deacons' Handbook THE MINISTRY OF A DEACON The responsibilities of deacons are important and not left to just any member of the congregation.
The majority of its members are to be lay persons not in the employ of the diocese/eparchy (see Norm 5 in Essential Norms for Diocesan/Eparchial Policies Dealing with Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests or Deacons , 2006).
DEACONS: ORDAINED, COMMISSIONED, CANDIDATE November 2008 Michelle Fugate, PhD., Director of Research and Data Management The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry The United Methodist Church
• deacons who work primarily in a secular trade or profession • deacons who are retired from a secular trade or profession. 41. These patterns of sacramental ministry may be implemented in a number of ways: