Our Deacons

Our Deacons

 

Currently, several men serve as deacons. Listed in alphabetical order by
last name, they are:

 

 

Chris

Chris

Duties:

  • Coordinate the elementary Bible class program (nursery through fifth grade)
  • Plan/coordinate teacher training for nursery through fifth grade classes
  • Maintain teacher surveys for nursery through fifth grade classes
  • Update curriculum as required (in coordination with the elders) for nursery through fifth grade classes
  • Support teachers in selection and procurement of materials for nursery through fifth grade classes
  • Collect class materials in softcopy for nursery through fifth grade classes
Scott

Scott

Duties:

  • Supervise grounds maintenance
  • Coordinate landscaping projects
  • Coordinate repairs to the parking lot to include periodic patching and striping
  • Coordinate building security
  • Locate and correct any possible safety issues on the property
Stephen

Stephen

Duties:

  • Coordinate w/Greg Chandler on Evangelistic Groups
  • Coordinate greeting of visitors and obtaining visitor cards
  • Coordinate preparation, update, and distribution of visitor handout packages
Anthony

Anthony

Duties:

  • Coordinate special classes (VBS, ladies, special subjects, etc.)
  • Coordinate the Jr./Sr./Adult Teaching Program (sixth grade through adults)
  • Coordinate periodic teachers meetings for sixth grade through adult classes
  • Plan/coordinate teacher training for sixth grade through adult classes
  • Maintain teacher surveys for sixth grade through adult classes
  • Update curriculum as required (in coordination with the elders) for sixth grade through adult classes
  • Support teachers in selection and procurement of materials for sixth grade through adult classes
  • Collect class materials in softcopy for sixth grade through adult classes
Justin

Justin

Duties:

  • Oversee the provision for transportation to building for members in need, elderly, etc. and solicit help from the congregation
  • Assess member needs, coordinate member assistance, and communicate to elders
  • Investigate other cases for benevolent needs, provide recommendations to the elders, and coordinate relief
  • Screen outsiders' requests for benevolence and advise elders
  • Prepare weekly bulletin and provide to elders for review
  • Copy and make bulletin available to congregation each Sunday morning before Bible class
  • Maintain file of bulletins for historical record
  • Send bulletins to people who have requested them (monthly)
  • Prepare scrolling announcements; ensure appropriate scrolling before and/or after assemblies
Kenny

Kenny

Duties:

  • Coordinate baptism activities
  • Coordinate and check Lord’s Supper preparation each week. Ensure supplies are stocked and preparation room is suitable for preparation.
  • Maintain the telephone system
  • Coordinate electronic equipment purchases
  • Provide internet access
  • Conduct communion/collection meetings each Sunday morning
Eddy

Eddy

Duties:

  • Set up server to store class material and allow access to members from home
  • Perform regular local and offsite backups of the class material server
  • Establish/maintain computer network
  • Manage office equipment (copiers, laminators, printers)
  • Develop classroom connectivity plan to ensure projection capability is reliable and robust for a variety of platforms, teachers, etc.
  • Maintain wi-fi and ensure it is operable at meeting times
  • Ensure wi-fi is secure
  • Ensure preachers, teachers, and others can connect and print to copier
Anthony

Anthony

Duties:

  • Oversee the provision for transportation to building for members in need, elderly, etc. and solicit help from congregation
  • Assess member needs, coordinate member assistance, and communicate to elders
  • Investigate other cases for benevolent needs, provide recommendations to the elders, and coordinate relief
  • Screen outsiders' requests for benevolence and advise elders
  • Survey attendance; call attention to frequent absences
  • Manage telephone calls during assemblies
Les

Les

Duties:

  • Prepare duty rosters for members
  • Maintain activities survey of church members
  • Coordinate the checking of duty rosters prior to services
  • Coordinate guest/member speakers (as needed)
  • Arrange for organizing, stocking, and maintaining work room
  • Maintain correspondence with supported evangelists
  • Review evangelists' reports and keep the church informed
  • Assess needs for support and advise elders
  • Coordinate housing/meals/travel with visiting preachers
  • Encourage and organize member contact with and prayers for outside evangelists
  • Maintain supported evangelists bulletin board
Daniel

Daniel

Duties:

  • Supervise/maintain library
  • Prepare and maintain listing of open action items for deacons and distribute
  • Record, publish, and retain minutes of elders and deacons meetings and other church meetings
  • Monitor weather conditions when necessary
  • Set up and implement emergency action plans  (fire/tornado/active shooter)
  • Lead in emergency evacuations and other emergencies
  • Develop means for communicating emergency plans and services cancellation with members
  • Publish and maintain directory and picture board
  • Maintain picture boards
  • Distribute church directory as needed
Brad

Brad

Duties:

  • Coordinate/supervise building cleaning and maintenance
  • Supervise control of HVAC equipment
  • Maintain baptistry
  • Coordinate décor of building
  • Coordinate purchase of furniture
  • Locate and correct any possible safety issues in the building
Brandon

Brandon

Duties:

  • Coordinate mail receipt distribution
  • Coordinate messages for outside sign
  • Maintain tract rack
  • Coordinate the promotion and advertisement of evangelism efforts and special events
  • Coordinate with the public regular advertisement with news and social media
  • Coordinate special song services
  • Recommend and implement actions to improve singing including training classes
Wally

Wally

Duties:

  • Maintain bulletin boards in hallway and foyer
  • Coordinate “Bible Walkways” activities
  • Maintain sound room
  • Coordinate/develop the worship presentation
  • Supervise audio/video system and sermon recordings (to include training)
  • Upload sermons to the website
  • Manage PA system in auditorium
  • Coordinate maintenance of the multimedia projector in the auditorium
  • Manage class bells
  • Coordinate usher activities
Joe

Joe

Duties:

  • Coordinate contribution counting and deposit of funds
  • Collect receipts for single contributions of $250 or more
  • Prepare annual statements for members w/single contributions of $250 or more
  • Pay bills for church expenses
  • Prepare and distribute payroll checks / wire transfers
  • Maintain financial files (including warranties and insurance)
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements
  • Prepare tax and employee record
  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Prepare draft annual budget and present finalized budget to the church
  • File all necessary forms for maintaining tax-exempt status
Chris

Chris

Duties:

  • Maintain membership attendance records on website
  • Develop and maintain web site for local church to facilitate evangelism, publicity, and member communication
  • Maintain e-mail and emergency notification services
Stephen

Stephen

Duties:

  • Coordinate w/ Greg Chandler on Evangelistic Groups
  • Coordinate greeting of visitors and obtaining visitor cards
  • Coordinate preparation, update, and distribution of visitor handout packages
  • Organize Encouragement Group correspondence with outside evangelists
  • Coordinate visitor greeters for each meeting
  • Manage visitor correspondence
  • Ensure compliance with local and state tax, property, employment, and immigration law
  • Assess insurance needs for building and health insurance for local evangelists being supported
  • Ensure insurance needs are met