Deacon Nomination

Deacon Nomination Criteria and Procedures:

1) Follow Christ and meet biblical qualifications (e.g. 1 Tim 3:8-13), and "walk together in Christian love" (2nd paragraph in membership covenant)
2) Abide by the church constitution and by-laws (7th paragraph in membership covenant
3) Willing and able to serve (5th paragraph in membership covenant)
4) Engage to maintain devotions and prayers, and put away all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor and evil talk. Seek to be kind to "one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God, for Christ's sake, has forgiven us.” (Ephesians 4:31-32) (3rd and 4th paragraphs in membership covenant)
5) Attend CCCC and offer regularly in CCCC (2nd paragraph in membership covenant)

Procedure as per bylaws:
1) Form nomination committee
2) Confirm with nominees
3) Obtain Board approval
4) Present to congregation for approval in duly called members’ meeting according to criteria set forth in CCCC bylaws