Job Descriptions for Elders and Deacons


Job descriptions are effective and helpful tools for assisting Elders and Deacons to fulfill their roles as office bearers within your congregation. Below, you will find links to sample job descriptions that can be modified to suit the specific needs, priorities and circumstances within your congregation.

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You may want to use references to the 2016 version of the ordination form.

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Here's an easy and shortened link to copy and share the 2016 Form for the Ordination of Elders and   (the link to to the form in the job descriptions brings you to the 1982 Form)

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