Deacons

Deacon of Technology

Jeff Elliot

Assist in identifying IT ministry needs; Recruit volunteers for an IT Task Team; Lead and organize IT Task Team to address IT ministry needs; Oversee church systems and server; Help manage contracted services with Cyberian; Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

deacon of the Vine

Nate pollard

Collaborate with Pastor Justin in leading The Vine; Maintain focus on two primary goals of The Vine: Kids know Jesus loves them, Kids know their church loves them; Recruitment and training of volunteer team; Strengthen partnership with parents, including measurable outcomes; Consideration of curricula, Scripture memory, and catechism; Ongoing assessment and enhancement of The Vine; Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

deacon of Kid's church

Dan edwards

Coordinate scheduling of Kids Church volunteer team; Oversee logistical preparation for Kids Church (tech, snacks, etc.); Collaborate with Drew McKay to mobilize teens to serve; Collaborate with Pastor Justin in selecting curriculum and songs; Recruit for the volunteer team as needed; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Participate in quarterly deacon meetings; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

Deacon of Membership

Ed Ferguson

Target potential new members for Parkside; Assist pastor Chris with walking new members through membership classes and interviews; Help coordinate new member lunches; Follow up with new members every 3 months to access their participation in the body of Christ at Parkside (pastors will follow up every three months with spiritual pulse/life of new members); Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

Deacon of Finance

Mike Davis

Oversee benevolence ministry and benevolence fund distribution, Communicate benevolence spending and needs; Oversee the process of invoice review and payment; Serve on Finance Committee; Help facilitate the church’s involvement in care needs, especially of those outside the church; Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

Deacon of Hospitality

Greg mackinnon

Lead Guest Services including coffee carts; Facilitate Communion (teams, supplies, cleanup); Recruit members to be a part of the hospitality ministry; Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

Deacon of Security

Bryan fultz

Oversee security policy and protocols; Collaborate with key leaders to insure compliance with security policies; Assist in recruitment of security volunteer team; Plan and lead periodic training of security team; Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

Deacon of Widows

Bruce Crum

Develop a list of widows (outlined in 1 Timothy 5) and lead the widow ministry; Lead a ministry to shut-ins; Recruit members to be involved in ministry to widows and shut-ins (particularly on Sunday Nights); Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)

Deacon of Visitation

Len Overton

Work in collaboration with Pastoral Team and Deacon of Widows; Communicate urgent needs with appropriate personnel; Ensure immediate visitation takes place in a timely manner for emergencies; Ensure ongoing visitation takes place for long term needs; Facilitate proper coordination of deaths with staff pastors and administrative assistants; Participate in the quarterly deacon meetings; Meet with Resource Pastor once a quarter; Assist when deacons are called upon to serve the church family together. (i.e. voting)