Community of Christ

Deacon

Priesthood - Deacon
Represent Christ primarily as ministers…

of presence who model Jesus as Comforter through ministries of hospitality, preparation, and addressing the physical needs of the people, especially the poor.

Especially proclaim and promote…

the cause of the peacable kingdom by nurturing individuals, households, and families in the congregation and community.

Particularly minister with…

individuals, households, and families by assisting them in their life stewardship.

Support sacramental ministries by…

preparing the sacred space to enhance the presence of the Spirit and by providing welcoming ministry for all the participate.

Promote community by…

creating an environment of hospitality, reaching out in loving, joyful service, and welcoming everyone.

Promote justice and peacemaking by…

working for economic justice through meeting the needs of the poor, the sick, the helpless, and the unloved.

Create ministry partnerships with…

bishops, pastors, and congregational financial officers.