Having looked at the functions and qualifications for elders, we now turn to examine those for Deacons in the church. We see that in many ways they are similar, since Deacons are to relieve Elders of some of their duties so they can give themselves to prayer and ministry of the Word.

We also look briefly about the role that women may play in this regard, and then see how graciously our God rewards those who diligently serve Him.

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Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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