Purpose: Deacons are called to undertake ministries of care, compassion and service within and beyond the congregation. They supervise and promote the various ministries and programs of pastoral care within Christ Church. (Acts 6: 3-6).
Membership: Six ordained and installed full members including a Moderator and a Vice Moderator.
Responsibilities: As laid out in the Book of Order, this purposely listed ministry is to those in need as the primary task of the Deacons. They may also be called to serve the Lord’s Supper and do other special assignments.
Trained by the pastor to offer prayer, pastoral visits, faithful discretion, confidentiality and discipleship. They work closely with the Caring Ministries Elder who reports to Session on behalf of the Deacons. The Deacons function is under the supervision and authority of the Session.
Our deacons currently serving the congregation of Christ Church of Longboat Key:
Class of 2018
Eleanor Kveton, Moderator
Class of 2019
Jim Seaton, Vice Moderator
Class of 2020