Forms

Deacons Recommendation

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  • Recommendation Form for Deacon Service
    I. Current Active Deacon Body (There is no need to recommend any of the men in the list below because they are either already serving or they are rotating off to one-year of inactive status).

    1. Rotating off December 31, 2017
    Robert Saenz, Issac Vasquez, Kiril Brana, Joel Salinger, Sam Rodriguez, Jeff Bridwell, Joe Averill

    2. Rotating off December 31, 2018
    Gilberto Rocha, Arnold Treviño, Jose Luis Flores, Leopoldo Leal, Artemio Garibay, Othal Brand, Jorge Gordillo, Richard Vaughan

    3. Rotating off December 31, 2019
    Gerald Varlack, Erle Hudson, Marco Ramos, Juan Huerta, David Heflin
  • Qualifications for Serving as a Deacon of Calvary Baptist Church
    I. Biblical Qualifications. Based on Acts 6:1-6; 1 Timothy 3:8-13; John 15:5-12; Galatians 5:22-23, a deacon must be someone who gives evidence of spiritual vitality and whose character is an exemplary testimony to others. This includes:

    1. Sensitive to God's Spirit
    2. Characterized by wisdom
    3. Respected by others
    4. Honest and temperate
    5. Committed to the Christian faith and Christian life
    6. Faithful to his wife and a good father to his children
    7. Remains in fellowship with God
    8. Loves God and loves people
    9. Participates in bringing others to faith and helping them grow
    10. Displays joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, & gentleness
  • II. Calvary Constitution Eligibility (Article IV).

    1. Any male twenty-five (25) years of age or older who has been a member of Calvary Baptist Church for at least one (1) year (by December 31) may be recommended.
    2. A deacon who has previously served at Calvary Baptist Church must have rotated off active duty for at least one year before the beginning of the next term of service (January 1) begins.
  • III. Expectations of a Deacon at Calvary.

    1. Be a servant of the church alongside the pastor
    2. Assist in the pastoral care ministry
    3. Attend the regular deacons meetings
    4. Supports the mission and vision of Calvary in prayer, time, service and finances
    5. Teaches and works in accordance with Calvary's doctrinal beliefs
    1. Sensitive to God's Spirit
    2. Characterized by wisdom
    3. Respected by others
    4. Honest and temperate
    5. Committed to the Christian faith and Christian life
    6. Faithful to his wife and a good father to this children
    7. Remains in fellowship with God
    8. Loves God and loves people
    9. Participates in bringing others to faith and helping them grow
    10. Displays joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, & gentleness
  • IV. Recommendation
    The following individual(s) is/are recommended for consideration as deacons of Calvary Baptist Church: