DIACONATE

The Deacons are the true servant arm of the church Universal and especially here at New Creation Christian Fellowship.  All are called to follow Jesus Christ, serving God the Father, through the power of the Holy Spirit.  God summons the deacon to a special ministry of servanthood directly under the bishop and pastor to serve all people, particularly the poor, the weak, the sick, and the lonely.

Deacons in the church, study the Holy Scriptures, seeking nourishment from them, and modeling their life upon them.  Deacons make Christ and his redemptive love known, by word and example, to those among whom they live, and work, and worship.  Deacons interpret to the church the needs, concerns, and hopes of the world.  They assist the local pastor in public worship and in the ministration of God’s Word and ordinances, and other duties assigned to them.  At all times, your life and teaching are to show Christ’s people that in serving the helpless they are serving Christ himself. 

In the area of leadership development the compassion and capacity for service is valued and preferred above the ability to rule/govern.  This is why the decision has been made that all persons who have not been credentialed as licensed ministers previously will begin their credentialing process with the diaconate.  This is also true for those who have been previously credentialed as ministers but it is determined that it is in the best interest of the person and the church for them to serve with the diaconate as well. 

Diaconate Leadership Team:  Deacon Charley Terrell, Deacon Ken Bonner, Deacon Anthony Kennamore the church office: 210.646.7997 ext 206