Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of comfort who comforts us all in our tribulation that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4- 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
The Gethsemane Missionary Baptist church Deacons Ministry focuses on serving God and the church. Our ministry continues to pray for the church, perform the church ordinances, provides watch care to the congregation and offers guidance and support to the Pastor in addition to providing support and leadership to all church ministries.
Members of the Deacons ministry take the leadership role in the planning of the Church cook-out, Annual Church Anniversary and the Pastor’s Anniversary; in addition to planning and implementing the Friends and Family Day and the Who’s Who Fellowship in June. The Deacons ministry is considering other fellowship activities to offer in the coming year.
The Deacons Ministry continues to focus on exploring ways to address the needs of the congregation. The Deacons Ministry continues to seek training on how to minister to our church family, members and community in any situation calling for “caring help”.
The Deacons meet monthly to discuss congregational needs and participates in, in-house trainings that promotes spiritual disciples. We have added this year – Deacon Mellwood Brown and for 2016 – Deacon Lena Nicols.
The Deacons continue to visit and pray for the sick, serve the communion, and care for the many needs of the congregation. Also, the deacon ministry support and collaborate with the Disciples in Action Ministry in visiting the members who are sick and/or shut-in and their family members. The Deacons ministry will continue to be vigilant in lifting up God’s Word, in serving the church and supporting the Pastor.
William Harper, Chairman
Charles Bazile , Co-Chairman