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Elder/Deacon
In "Elder/Deacon," you'll find articles that will help elders and deacons understand their roles and learn some essential principles.
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Overview

Discover what it takes to serve on an elder or deacon board, and what to look out for.

This Resource contains all of the following:

The Role of an Elder
Four characteristics that set elders apart from other church leaders.

The Role of a Deacon
These leaders serve the church in practical ways.

Advice from an Experienced Leader
Learn what a veteran elder has discovered during his tenure.

Sample Job Descriptions

Healthy Board, Healthy Church
Every church needs a strong board, united in purpose.

Walking in Step
Elders and ministers can lead successfully together if they share these four priorities.

How to Make Decisions
Eight tips for resolving disagreements.

Tips for Better Board Meetings
Six ways to make your meetings more productive.

Emergency Benevolence for Church Members
Wisely distribute to those in need.

How to Calculate Your Budget
Some guidelines for a successful plan.

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Topics:Administration, Care of Church, Church Board, Teamwork
Filters:Deacon, Elder, Facility management, Finances, Shepherding
References:1 Timothy 3:1-10, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 5:1-3
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