Caring for Widows: Ministering God's Grace

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The Council of Bishops Rosemarie Wenner, President Warner H. Christ “loved the church and gave himself up for her” (5:25). Sabbath worship services COMMUNICATION SECRETARY: Writes news releases for Gleaner and local media, helps encourage good relations between church and community DEACONS: Assist at church services; work with pastor and elders in a variety of ways, including keeping in touch with members and int DEACONESSES: Assist at baptisms and communion; work with pastor and elders in a variety of services, including keeping in touch with members and interested individuals ELDERS: Lead church members into deeper and fuller Christian experience by assisting pastor in nurture of members and outreach to community; coordinate and nurture parish groups FAMILY LIFE COORDINATOR: Acts as liaison between conference Family Life department and local church; keeps congregation aware of family life resources FLOWERS FOR THE SICK OR BEREAVED: Delivers flowers to those who are ill, and provides bereavement flowers LOSS CONTROL COORDINATOR: Assesses security and safety issues within local congregation; acts as loss control liaison with conference SECRETARY: Records minutes for meetings; orders supplies INTEREST COORDINATOR: Maintains a database of people who are interested in various aspects of Adventism, and seeks to meet their needs by connecting them with church members.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Crossway (April 30, 2015)

ISBN: 1433546914

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