The original purposes being:
1. Learning how to assist Pastors and better advancing the general interest of churches;
2.Bringing a closer relationship between the Deacons and the members of our Churches;
3.Discussing and studying principles and duties that apply to Deacons'
4.Performing home and foreign mission work.
4. James and Priscilla Ross Mission and Education Board's Annual Awards
~ United Negro College Fund
~ Lott Carey Foreign Mission
~ National Regional and Local Charities
5. Two Annual Sessions
~ 4th Weekend in March Executive Board Meeting.
~ 3rd Monday in July Kicks off Annual Session.
Our Programs include:
1. Christian Leadership Training
~ Bible Study
~ Prayer and Worship Services
2. Women's Auxiliary Program
~ Panel Discussions
~ Health Ministry
~ Prayer Breakfast
~ Missionary Work
3. Dynamic Youth Programs
~ Youth Workshops
~ Scholarship Competitions and Awards
~ Youth Prayer and Worship Services
You may join us as an individual Baptist Deacon or as a part of an organized body of Deacons. We encourage you to become involved at the local level to perpetuate ongoing fellowship
Local Groups are advised to form a Women's Auxiliary and to include Deaconess and other Christian Women.
Usually, a minimum of three Boards of Deacons from nearby Churches is sufficient to form a local unit.