Deacons, you have an important leadership role in the church! As you are examples and mentors of service, and encourage your congregation to serve, you will bless your community and be blessed in return. Commit this to God and resolve to lead as God has called you.
For me, Reader ministry was about bringing insights and perspectives from everyday life as a lay person into the liturgical and preaching life of the church for all ages. Now I'm a Deacon I get the opportunity to: represent the Church visibly and sacramentally in the marketplace and to bridge the gap between church and … Continue reading FROM READER TO DEACON: Alison Handcock