Deacons

Deacon Nomination Information

Deacon Nomination Downloadable Form (above) Forms can be scanned and emailed to carla@firstmckinney.com
  • Please prayerfully consider any nominations that you make.
  • Nominate one (1) person per form.
  • Each form needs to be signed by five (5) church members or five people can complete a form for a nominee and turn in to the church office by December 31.
  • Nominees should possess the scriptural qualities found in Acts 6:1-7 and 1 Timothy 3:8-12.
  • Persons nominated should be willing to assume the Roles and Responsibilities of Deacons at First Baptist McKinney:
    • Be committed to a life of prayer and spiritual growth.
    • Serve in leadership (education ministries, life group offices, administration and committees as called upon and other spiritual matters).
    • Strive to attend weekly worship services.
    • Assist in worship experiences (usher, choir, pray, etc.)
    • Participate in outreach through personal evangelism, church-wide evangelistic events, as well as mission work.
    • Attend Deacon meetings and functions.
    • Be responsible in financial stewardship, seeking to give the tithe as the biblical benchmark for giving.
  • In addition to the biblical qualifications, it is recommended by the Deacon Election Committee and Deacon Body that nominees by active members with proven servant leadership abilities evidenced by Spirit-led involvement in the mission and ministry of First Baptist.  It is also recommended that the nominator know the nominee for an appropriate amount of time that would ensure a true assessment of the nominee and clear observation of the necessary scriptural qualities.
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