The word “Deacon” (Diakoneo - GK.) means “to serve or be a servant.” It is considered a major office in the New Testament Church whose primary function is to keep all things in the church, decent and in order (I Cor. 14:40) and tend to the needs of both the people and their pastor. Therefore, while very much a spiritual office, it is also a very hands-on office.
Again, as the body of believers at LWCC continues to grow, Pastor understands the importance of the office of Deacon and currently 14 members have been installed to fill this important position.
The qualifications for this office (both male and female, husband and wife) are clearly outlined in 1 Timothy 3:8-12. The Deacons’ responsibilities are clearly outlined scriptually in Acts 6:1-8.