Deacon Fellowship Core Values
The Deacon Fellowship embraces five core values in our servant leadership. These core values establish a framework for defining characteristics sought in a deacon.
3. Gentle strength through surrender
4. Love (agape)
5. Passion for God’s glory
Integrity, humility, and gentle strength through surrender have been identified as the defining characteristics sought in a deacon. In 1 Corinthians 13, faith, hope and love are listed, but love is identified as the greatest. This love has both a vertical and horizontal dimension, a love for God and a love for one another. This love for God overflows horizontally in acts of love and service for others where one’s joy in God is doubled in the joy of others. Disciples are known by their love for one another and deacons are a specially called class of disciples. Passion for God’s glory brings all joy and delight back to God Himself.