Can you recall a moment when someone reached out to you with compassion? Perhaps a stranger offered a smile that unknowingly comforted you in time of personal crisis. Paul names such act of kindness and compassion as being the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22).
The Board of Deacons seek to minister to those who are in need—to the sick, to the friendless and to any who may be in distress—within our congregation and the surrounding community.
Ongoing deacon ministries include:
Living into compassionate service is not always easy. It means giving of oneself in time and energy that is easily depleted these days. Therefore, encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing (1 Thessalonians 5:11). Live in compassion as the Holy Spirit leads you in your life.