Romans 16:1-2. Diakonos or servant who assists the Deacons in performing their spiritual service to the congregation. Being the same word in Greek for Deacons, they assist in preparation for Holy Communion and Baptism, Visitations to the Sick and Shut-ins, Membership Concerns, etc.
The Deaconess Ministry assists the Pastor in providing for the spiritual and physical needs of our church family and community. This ministry is responsible for training the members of the Church in a nurturing and encouraging way and for showing by example the virtues of Christian leadership. Guided by the Holy Spirit, the Deaconesses assists the Deacons with taking care of the business of the church.