Furthering the Mission of the Diaconate this May

Jun 28, 2022
Outreach & Mission

The Importance of the Diaconate at It Is Well Living Church

At It Is Well Living Church, we firmly believe in the importance of the diaconate and how it plays a vital role in furthering our mission. The diaconate is a group of ordained individuals who serve as servants and ministers of the church, dedicated to assisting the congregation and spreading the love of God within our community.

Providing Support and Assistance

The diaconate is responsible for providing support and assistance to both the church members and the community at large. They offer a helping hand to those in need, ensuring that every individual feels valued and cared for. Whether it's offering spiritual guidance, organizing community outreach programs, or simply being there to lend a listening ear, the diaconate is committed to serving with love and compassion.

Understanding the Role of Deacons

The diaconate comprises deacons, who are chosen from the congregation based on their faith, character, and dedication. Deacons serve as the bridge between the congregation and the church leadership, ensuring that the needs and concerns of the community are effectively communicated and addressed.

Community Outreach Programs

One of the key ways the diaconate furthers its mission is through community outreach programs. We believe that true faith is expressed through actions, and as such, the diaconate coordinates various initiatives aimed at making a positive impact on the lives of those in our community.

Homeless Shelter Assistance

The diaconate collaborates with local homeless shelters to provide shelter, food, and support to individuals who are experiencing homelessness. By partnering with these shelters, we can offer a safe haven and resources for those in need, fostering a sense of community and hope.

Food Drives and Distribution

Recognizing the importance of food security, the diaconate organizes regular food drives and distribution events. These initiatives aim to alleviate hunger within the community and ensure that individuals and families have access to nutritious meals. Through these efforts, we strive to bring comfort and alleviate the stress associated with food insecurity.

Health and Wellness Programs

Our diaconate understands the significance of holistic well-being and hosts health and wellness programs aimed at promoting physical, emotional, and mental wellness. We offer workshops, seminars, and support groups to help individuals navigate life's challenges, providing practical guidance and compassionate care.

Supporting the Congregation

In addition to community outreach, the diaconate is dedicated to supporting the congregation. They offer a range of services and ministries that contribute to the spiritual growth and well-being of our church members.

Prayer and Pastoral Care

Our deacons provide prayer and pastoral care for individuals facing personal challenges, offering a listening ear, spiritual guidance, and emotional support. They are available to pray with members of the congregation, providing comfort and encouragement during difficult times.

Discipleship Programs

The diaconate is responsible for developing and overseeing discipleship programs within the church. These programs aim to deepen the faith of our members, equipping them with the knowledge and tools necessary to live a godly life. Through small group studies, mentoring, and educational resources, we foster spiritual growth and maturity.

Supporting Church Ministries

The diaconate collaborates closely with other church ministries to provide support and assistance. They actively participate in worship services, organize events, and ensure the smooth operation of various church programs. Their dedication to serving enables the church to thrive and fulfill its mission.

Get Involved!

If you have a heart for service and a desire to make a positive impact in the lives of others, we invite you to join our diaconate at It Is Well Living Church. Together, we can further our mission of spreading God's love, compassion, and hope to our community. Contact us today to find out how you can get involved and make a difference!


The diaconate at It Is Well Living Church is committed to furthering its mission of service, support, and outreach. Through their dedication and passion, they play a crucial role in strengthening our church community and positively impacting the lives of individuals within our society. Join us in our efforts to make a difference and experience the joy of serving others.