Caring for the people, other Christians and especially for other members of the congregation for three reasons: physical well being of those concerned, spiritual well-being, and as a witness to those outside (John.13:13). Heading off disunity in the church (Acts 6:1-4). To build up and encourage one another for the common good, edifying and uniting the church through the ministry of deacons. Supporting the ministry of the Word (Acts 6:3). Deacons serve the church as a whole by helping with responsibilities that include spiritual and physical growth of the church. They serve as armor bearers for the Pastor; fundamentally encouraging and supporting the Pastor. Provide assistance to the Pastor’s and Pulpit Staff in administering the Lord’s Supper – Holy Communion.