Deacon Questions for Ordination

  1. Define the word Deacon?
    A servant or attendant, to serve or wait upon others
  2. Why do you want to be a Deacon?
    To give my life to the service of the Church, others & God.
  3. When was the first Deacon chosen and why?
    Acts 6:2-4; It was to relieve the apostles from this work that they might give themselves "continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word."
  4. Name three (3) qualifications of a Deacon?
    a) Of honest report, b) Full of the Holy Ghost and c) Wisdom,
  5. To be a scripture Deacon, am I willing to abide by the scripture?
    Yes; 2 Timothy 3:16-17  16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.
  6. What duties does the Deacon have?
    Administer the temporal affairs of the church, which include the relief of the poor, the sick and shut in, etc.
  7. If there is conflict between the Pastor and the church; and the Pastor was right, which side would you take?
    The Pastor
  8. Are you willing to work with the Pastor and take instructions from the Pastor?
  9. As a Deacon, are you willing to tithe?
    Yes; Malachi 3:8-10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
  10. How many books are there in the bible?
    66; 39 Old Testament, 27 New Testament
  11. Who wrote the bible?
    Men, inspired by God
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  13. As a Deacon, will you be too busy to perform your duties?
    No; I will make time to complete my duties.
  14. Who is in charge of the local church?
    The Pastor
  15. Is there anything that will stand in the way of you being a faithful Deacon?
    No; I will dedicate my life towards being the best Deacon I can be.
  16. How does your wife and family feel about you being a Deacon?
    I have their full support.
  17. Does the Deacon have the right to go over the Pastor's head when it comes to making any decisions in the church?
    No; the Pastor's decision is final.
  18. If there was a disagreement with you and the Pastor, which of the following would you do?

    C) Stay and work it out with the Pastor
  19. Name the Deacon who was stoned to death?
    Steven; Acts 7:58-60 59 And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. 60 And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
  20. How many tables are in the church?
    2; 1) The Communion table and 2) The Offering Table
  21. How many articles of faith?
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Deacon Questions for Ordination
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