Deacons and Deaconess Leader
Pastor Henjie Pimenta
Contact Number: (213) 484-8294
Acts 20:28 ESV
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.
The primary purpose of Praise Christian Fellowship's Deacons and Deaconess Ministry is to first and foremost support the mission and vision of the Church and the Pastor. In addition:
Deacons Are to Be Capable of Serving the Lord in Spiritual Ways
The Office of Deacon Requires a Firm Grasp of Sound Doctrine
The Presence of Deacons Should Advance the Unity of the Church
The Presence of Deacons Should Advance the Cause of Evangelism
Deacons are called to be dedicated caregivers who use their spiritual gifts in a shared ministry of concern for the total well-being of God's people. Deacons are to be Christ-like, welcoming, nurturing, reconciling, sensitive to the presence of God's Spirit in their lives and in the lives of others, and witnessing for Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord within and beyond the Body of Christ, the Church
The primary goals of the Deacon/Deaconess Ministry is to serve the Lord by conducting the caring ministry of the Church in the following areas:
Welcoming guest in parking lots, walkways, courtyard and foyer,
Helping guest with questions, finding lost items, giving them a tour or simply by offering them prayer
help the congregation in worship, by collecting offerings, distributing materials and ensuring everything is in order for service.
Promoting Unity Within The Church by praying for each service beforehand, And
Facilitating The Spread Of The Gospel by connecting and establishing relationships with newcomers.