What are our Deacon’s Responsibilities?

Blood/Emergency Management Committee

To be First Presbyterian Church’s administrative representative to the Inter-Church Blood Bank, of which we are a member.

College and Outreach Committee

To communicate with college members of the congregation to let them know the congregation supports and encourages them.

Communion Committee

To prepare the elements and table linen for all communion services and to clean and store silver service after each use.

Compassion/Joys and Concerns Committee

To minister to the needy by providing compassionate support to members of our congregation or nonmember citizens of the community who approach First Presbyterian Church for assistance. The mission support should include referral to appropriate community resources as well as provision of financial or other material assistance.

Ministry to Extended Care Facilities Committee

To plan and coordinate outside services at nursing homes and extended care facilities.

Sip and Chat Committee

To coordinate and supervise a weekly time of fellowship following each Sunday’s church service. Promote this period of fellowship as a time to greet visitors and get to know other church members on a more personal basis.

Sound Committee

To monitor and adjust the sound system for sanctuary services so that everyone in the church can hear.

Transportation Committee

To coordinate and arrange for transportation of church members to church, to doctor’s appointments, and other destinations as requested.

Ushers/Greeters/Acolytes Committee

To recruit, train, and lead ushers, greeters, and acolytes for all regular and special worship services.

Visitation Committee of the Whole

To maintain a list of congregation members who are unable to attend worship services and visit them on a regular basis.