WHAT IS A DIACONATE?
Is it a new kind of dragon? Is it an angle I should have learned in geometry class? No, Diaconate is a Board of the church, charged with the responsibility of assisting the pastor to prepare Sunday service. Some of these responsibilities include distributing the Order of Worship, greeting worshipers, and collecting the offering. These are such easy duties that are so essential to our church. Although many wonderful people have offered to assist with these Sunday tasks, we are in need of additional help. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet people and serve your church. As Congregationalists, we believe that every member is responsible for the leadership of our church. The very simple act of ushering helps you and your church.
Previously, only members of the Diaconate committee served as ushers. In order to share responsibilities amongst the entire congregation, we are asking each member to usher once or twice a year. The Diaconate will continue to serve the Communion Services. A commitment of ushering two Sundays is small. Your service to the church is huge.
A sign-up sheet is available in Fellowship Hall.