Deacons demonstrate their commitment to Christ by experiencing a
stimulating interest in the sick, needy, and home-bound members of our
church's family. The deacons are required to assist the pastor in every way
possible in an effort to advance the general interest of the church.
The challenge to the deaconess ministry is to reach the homebounds and
any other persons for whom the church is responsible and establish a
relationship through which they will feel that they are an integral part of
our church's life. The deaconess ministry will be responsible for trying to
meet some of these needs.
To promote evangelical Christianity; thus, keeping the church moving
forward, being soul winners, fulfilling the great commission of the church
(worship and witnessing). Continuing "in all that Jesus began both to do
and to do to teach . . ." Acts 1:1 - Luke 23:39-43
The study of church and christian doctrine, ethics, history, polity and
- Church In Training Ministry:
organization. It is also the responsiblity of the church training to develop
and enhance the skills that church members need to perform the functions
of the church.
Members should be aware of the seriousness of prayer and study, making
- Prayer & Praise Ministry:
known the benefits of a strong prayer life, and developing a personal
devotional period before the start of each day.
Ensure that church members understand the biblical basis for church
- Christian Education Ministry:
training as well as the benefits to the church training and its members in
having a strong and vibrant Christian Education.
The New Member orientation shall work to help new members to become
an integral part of our church family. This committee of counselors will
assist in training all new members towards a greater appreciation of
church memvership. This committee shall work to provide the necessary
training in church practices, policies, doctrine and programs.
To make greater use of religiously prepared members within the fellowship.
- Adult & Youth Church School:
To utilize the service of members who have had training in religion.
Increase the active membership, improve the method that biblical thought
- Men of Marsalis Ministry:
is taught, and improve communication between the various age group that
make up the Men of Marsalis.
To be an example for the younger women of the church body and be
equiped to give them spiritual direction. Each member is encouraged to
donate money, food items, and clothing, to be distributed by the Food
Bank Committee, to the needy, as necessary.
To recognize that we are stewards of our influence, and therefore we must
- Ushers &Young Adult Ushers Ministries:
be gracious and graceful in our dealing with those who attend the worship
The Nurses Ministry shall be responsible to serve on a humanitarian basis
to assist the stricken and the helpless; to give urgently necessary first aid,
nursing care, family/child health care; to impact general advice on
problems of health that will help one to understand the relation between
spiritual and physical well-being; and to supply whatever preventions are
The greeters ministry will serve as a hospitality committee. This ministry
shall work to secure the promotion of genuine christian courtesy. This
ministry shall also be an arm to the ushers of our church and recognize
that there is no conflict of interest in the similar yet distinct organizations.
To work cooperatively within the categorical frame work of the church's
total ministry, i.e., inside and outside, providing musical worship and
praise to God abd Christ in support of the church's overall objectives.
To develop a program that will focus on the needs of Singles Christian
- Married Couples Ministry:
- Singles Ministry:
living in today's urban society. To learn and grow together as one body
united by Christ, as we encourage one another, while we flourish in our
walk with the Lord.
The Pastor Support ministry shall function as an advocate for the needs of
the pastor and his family.
The sound ministry's primary function is to meet the spiritual needs of its
church family through CD recordings.
The Bus ministry affords us the privilege to transport members to various
church related activities. We recognize not all member are blessed with
trannsportation, and therefore it is our christian responsibility to address
The Culinary Ministry is responsible for all functions in the kitchen.