Spiritual Leaders Core Ministry Leader - Sherrill Jackson Ministry Focus: To have insight and establish a relationship with God to obtain revelation knowledge to share with the congregation.
The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain. 2 Samuel 23:3-4
Who are our spiritual leaders? They are the elders, diaconate and the junior diaconate.
Elders provide spiritual development such as leadership training, active in bible study, and involvement in church activities. Elders assist in the service of communion, visit the sick and shut-ins and give communion to the sick and shut-ins.
The Diaconate are the deacons and deaconess of the church. These positions follow in the biblical qualification of the scripture (Acts 6:1-6). A deacon/deaconess should be full of the Holy spirit, wisdom and faith. The characteristics of a deacon/deaconess should be a spirit of love, spirit of commitment and a spirit of giving (I Corinthians 13).
Junior Diaconate are middle and high school students who are learning to be deacon and deaconess. Serving the spiritual needs of the youth in the church.