Book Code: J223
Size: 5" x 8"
Publisher: JUDSON PRESS
List Price: $12.00
Web Price: $9.60
Now presenting the 50th anniversary edition of this best-selling classic in Judson Press's Work of the Church series! This Second Revised Edition of The Work of the Deacon & Deaconess features new and updated content, reflecting the evolving diversity of ministry in the diaconate.
Fans will find time-honored material about the traditional roles of the deacon, as well as additional ideas for tailoring the deacon's work to the needs of a growing congregation and changing community. In particular, this second revised edition includes greater differentiation between the roles of deacon (male and female) and deaconess in churches that maintain a distinction in those ministries.
This book covers a variety of related topics including:
- The origin of the deacon
- Requisites and qualifications
- The deacon's role in worship and watchcare
- The deacon's responsibilities in reaching out to the unchurched
- The role of the fellowship friend plan
- A zone visitation plan