DIACONATE MINISTRY
 

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Baptist Church

Is blessed with numerous gifted men and women whose hearts of love and concern for people are self-evident. Our Diaconate Board members are truly servant-leaders within our church. The principle function of the board members is to serve the church body in its spiritual needs. The Diaconate Board shall:

  • Assist in the worship services
  • Counsel with and assist the pastoral staff in matters relative to the spiritual needs of the church.
  • Receive and administer benevolences
  • Visit and care for the sick and needy.
  • Aid in the administration of the Lord's Supper and Baptismal Rites.

    As a Board, we know that God is
    “Omniscient”
    God is all-knowing.”
    Proverbs 15:3

    Alice Murphy, Eleanor Lockett, Ida Burd, Harold Murphy

    Not Pictured: Lavern Peterson, Donald Jackson
    With
    Pastor Herbert J. Carey
    Congregation A - F
     


    As a Board, we believe in God’s
    “Faithfulness"
    Everything God promised will come to pass.”
    Hebrews 6:18

    Dwight Graves, Cheryl Graves, Annie Smith, Rick Wells

    Not Pictured: Deacon Rose Filgo

    With Pastor Herbert J. Carey
    Congregation G - M
     


     

    As a Board, we bow to God’s
    “Holiness”

    God is majesty and set apart and above.”
    1 Peter 1:15-16

    Mavis Corsey, Trolice Flavors, Alene Stephens, Lee Lawrence, Adrienne Lawrence

    Not Pictured: Barbara Jenkins
    With
    Pastor Herbert J. Carey
    Congregation N - S
     


    As a Board, we know that God is
    “Infinite”
    God is without limits and knows no boundaries.”
    Hebrews 13:8

     

    Carl Vinson, Bobbi Sims, Sylvia Walton, Carla Bunn, McClain Cloy

    Not Pictured: Chris Vinson

    With Pastor Herbert J. Carey
    Congregation T - Z