The Apostolic Church of God 7th Day Deacon's Ministry is responsible for managing the internal affairs of the church and providing another layer of support for the pastor by acting as a buffer between the parishioners and pastor of the Church. Chosen by Jesus Christ, they are ordained to empower and equip members of the congregation for service, and tasked with touching the lives of others through compassion and stewardship.
They demonstrate compassion to those who are hurting with words of hope and actions for encouragement. Deacons also address the well-being of church members by becoming aware of people struggling financially within the church community, visit them, assess their needs and decide how to respond.
Encourage members of the congregation to be stewards of God’s creation and to practice authentic stewardship with their time, talents, and resources. Respond to written requests for support, decide on allocation of benevolence funds, and connect with the Finance Teams to promote stewardship.
The Apostolic Church of God 7th Day Missionary Ministry is charged to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission—it’s why we exist! We are compelled by Jesus’ command to make disciples of all nations. Our purpose is create and provide services that administer to the spiritual and physical needs of those in our immediate community and globally.
How are we Building the Kingdom of God?
It is our responsibility to reach the lost through acts of compassion. love. This gives us opportunity to share the message of Christ’s saving love. Since 1983, our Missionary Ministry has impacted hundreds of families in our community and abroad.
- Fed more than 200 people who were impacted by Super Storm Sandy.
- Visited and prayed for the widows, orphans and sick.
- Distributed clothing to the homeless and those in need.
- Encouraged veterans in nearby housing join us for lunch.
- Provided support to individuals affected by hurricanes.
- Distributed back to school supplies to children in the community.
- Shared the Word of God and offered godly counsel.
"If you place kindness and compassion as the heart of what you do, you will create a ripple effect that will benefit the 'individual' and the 'company' in equal measure."