Deacons

The Deacon Nominating Team is looking for your recommendations of those who should be asked to serve as First Baptist deacons for a three-year term, beginning January 2018. Please use the Deacon Nomination Form to recommend those who are already ordained but not currently serving and those you wish to recommend for consideration as new deacons. Submissions are due by Sunday, October 22.

Deacons

Deacon Leadership 2017

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Chair
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Secretary

 

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Not Pictured
Betty Allen, George Allen, Ben Allred, Jack Baker, Gracie Barbour, David Beach, Susan Beach, Andy Beale, Leslie Beale, Rob Blackmore, Sara Blue, Floyd Bowen, Joe Boykin, Kim Boys, Valerie Breeden, Gail Broughton, Gray Broughton, Matthew Brown, Anne Carnefix, Keith Carroll, David Carter,Tom Chewning, Lyn Crist, Karen Daughtrey, Mary Ann Delano, Stu Dodson,Jeannie Dortch, Jeff Dortch, Doug Duke, Charlene Duling, Ed Dunford, Dan Dunham, Brad Earley, Donna Earley, Charlotte Evans, Roland Evans, Jeff Franklin, Cathy Gaunt, Becky Goodrich, Win Grant, Susan Grant, Robin Hale-Cooper, Dickie Hamilton, Ed Hechler, Lee Hilbert, Richie Hilbert, Lowrey Holthaus, Betsy House, Meredith House, Susan Hughes, Bill Hundley, J.W. James, Richard Jenkins, Barbara Johnson, Bill Johnston, Art Jones, John Kim, Linn Kreckman, Carrie Larson, Bruce Leary, Maureen Lipford, Michael Lipford, Bill Loving, Jim Markham, Mac Marshall, Charlie McIntyre, Connie Bruce McRoberts, John Moreau, Tommy Norris, Clark Norton, Mary Palmer, Jane Pearson, Bernard Peatross, Nancy Pettigrew, Art Phaup, Trip Phaup, James Pickeral, Julie Pierce, Warren Pierce, Jim Raines, Mark Roane, Shirley Robertson, Bob Robinson, Virginia Sanders, Marty Schenker, Martha Selden, Todd Selden, Roy Smith, Alma Snowa, LaVora Sprinkle, Ken Storey, Bob Tabor, Charles Tysinger, Barbara Watson, Gary White and Russ Wood

Active Deacon Board

Serving Through 2017
Sue Atkins, Rob Blackmore, Valerie Breeden, Allen Brown, Lisa Byerly, Keith Carroll, Virginia Darnell, Clyde Davis, Chip Delano, Brad Earley, Raylene Harton, Carl Johnson, Anne Keo, Michael Lacy, Martin Law, Bruce Leary, Gail Markham, David Maynard, Connie Bruce McRoberts, Courtney Moses, Jim Norvelle, Gerry Ozmore, Trip Phaup, Clint Smith and Eddie Stratton

Serving Through 2018
Martha Barnhill, Susan Beach, Andy Beale, Katherine Bobbitt, Debbie Boykin, Dot Canipe, Nancy Chewning, Martha Cloe, David Culotta, Carl Evans, David Hobson, Jim Kulp, Bill Mayes, Kim McIntosh, Ed Parkinson, Jane Pearson, Carolyn Powers, Todd Ritter, Mark Roane, Ginny Samuel, Jerry Spivey, Lee Stephenson, P. J. Wallin, Barbara Watson, Beverly Wells and Larry West

Serving Through 2019
Chuck Batteau, Steve Becker, Jon Buckbee, Steve Burton, Beverly Carroll, Erin Cumbia, Betty Ann Dillon, Sheila Dixon, Amy El-Khouri, Gary Gaunt, Shannon Harton, Laura Hedrick, Mike Jesensky, Patricia Jones, Mark Larson, Brenda Moncrief, Toni Myers, Raymond Nesbitt, Tommy Norris, Jane Nott, Sarah Oliver, Robert Palmer, John Schronce, Wendy Starkey, Emily Thevathasan and David Warner

Life Deacon

Buddy Hamilton

Lifetime Emeritus Deacons

Betty Allen, Anne Carnefix, Dickie Hamilton, Meredith House, Bill Johnston and Bob Vance

Emeritus Deacons

Virginia Darnell, Roland Evans, John Farmer and Carl Johnson

Deacon Profile

  • Biblical Qualifications:
    • Acts 2:18 Spiritual influence
    • Acts 6:1-3 Full of faith and Holy Spirit
    • 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Full of wisdom
    • Romans 16:1 Honest and of good report
  • Witness: Spiritual influence, full of faith and the Holy Spirit,full of wisdom, honest and of good report
  • Service: Shows commitment to others through service
  • Stewardship: Demonstrates faithfulness in giving and believes in the power of tithing
  • Fellowship: Enters into full fellowship through regular attendance and participation at First Baptist
  • Membership: Five consecutive years
  • Exclusions from nomination:
    • Ordained Ministers
    • Member of FBC staff and his or her spouse
    • Spouse of a deacon currently serving on the Deacon Board whose term continues next year
    • Deacon whose rotation off the Board has been less than one year

Please see the Deacon Manual for qualifications of Deacons and requirements of service.

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