The term "deacon" is derived from the Greek word diakonos, which is usually translated "servant."
The noun form comes from a verb which means "to serve," probably originally in the sense of waiting on tables. It came to be used to signify
a broad range of types of service.
What is Deacon Ministry?
The Bible outlines the need for Deacons as:
Serving the needs and concerns of those in the
Allowing more time for the Disciples (pastoral leadership) to continue with the ministry of the Word and prayer.
At Providence, the Deacon servants participate in the weekly GROW (Go Reach Our World) visitation, held
every Monday evening, starting at 6:30 p.m. All church members are invited to be a part of GROW visitation
DEACON FAMILY MINISTRY
Don Conway, Chairman