In a society that puts huge value on Black Friday and Christmas as times of money and goods, Christians have to double down on our focus of deeper meaning and values being shown through our actions.
With a booming economy in the U.S. and Canada, finding reliable and kind people to help with in home care is a huge challenge. Has you church stepped in the gap?
This two-page resource from Faith Formation Ministries offers ten tips to help deacons care for others, as well as themselves, as they live out their calling and serve their congregation and community through their diaconal ministry.
Does anyone have a good suggestion for a simple and confidential database to track visits with members of their congregation?
Topics of the 2016 Deacon and Mercy Training (Saturdays Nov. 5, 19, and Dec. 3) include The Role of the Deacon, Setting Boundaries, Dealing with Con Artists, Listening, and Visitation.