The deacons are here to serve those who are:
- In need of transportation to get to worship or doctor appointments
- Currently or recently hospitalized
- Temporarily in need of hot meals at home
- Cheered by a greeting card in the mail
- Planning a memorial service reception
The deacons are grateful to have been called by God to serve. They are elected by the congregation to serve a three-year term to care and serve individuals of the community. The deacons are ordained for life.
Below are additional responsibilities of the WPC Deacons
Shepherd Groups – Each Deacon is assigned a list of members for whom they focus their care.
Communion – One Deacon is responsible for preparing communion on the first Sunday of the month and keeping count of those who received the Lord’s Supper
Nursing Home Ministry – On the second Sunday of each month, these members visit with the residents of Palm Gardens Assisted Living at 2:00p.m. and The Californian at 3:00p.m..
Ushering – The deacon serves as the coordinator for ushering, recruiting members of the church to assist with head ushering duties each week.
Shepherd Group #1
Shepherd Group #2
Shepherd Group #3
Shepherd Group #4
Nancy Van Sant
Shepherd Group #5
Shepherd Group #6
Shepherd Group #7
Shepherd Group #8