Qualifications of a Deacon

Based on the qualifications outlined in Acts 6 and 1 Timothy 3, deacons serve Christ by serving the church itself. Among other responsibilities, the men who hold this distinction at First Dallas meet each month and assist in serving The Lord’s Supper.

Men to be considered to the Fellowship of Deacons at First Baptist Church, Dallas:

1. Shall be a member of the church in good standing
2. Shall be at least 30 years of age
3. Shall be Spirit-filled
4. Shall set a high standard of Christian living
5. Shall be active and faithful in all major areas of church life
6. Shall not be one to gossip
7. Shall believe and practice tithing to the local church
8. Shall have compassion for the lost and seek to win them to the Lord, Jesus Christ
9. Shall be the husband of one wife
10. Shall believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God, inerrant and infallible in its original manuscript
11. Shall believe in salvation by grace, through faith, on the basis of the substitutionary death of Christ for sinners
12. Shall rule his children and his own house well
13. Shall be able to keep in confidence those things which should not be discussed with others
14. Shall recognize the God-given spiritual leadership that is incumbent upon the office of a pastor and seek to serve under that leadership
15. Shall be a man of prayer

2022 Deacon Meeting Dates

Jan 18    Feb 22    Mar 22    Apr 19     May 17   June 21   
Aug 23    Sep 20    Oct 18    Nov 15     Dec 13

Deacon Ordination Sept 21

Lord’s Supper Dates

Palm Sunday

Labor Day Weekend

November “Thanksgiving Meal"

December 24, “Christmas Eve Candlelight Service"

Welcome to First Baptist Dallas! Our mission is to transform the world with God's Word...one life at a time. We are a church with a legacy that is built on the Bible, and we continue that legacy today. With multiple service times and options, as well as age group Sunday School classes, we have something for everyone. Join us on Sundays in person or online beginning at 9:30am.
Address :
1707 San Jacinto,
Dallas,
TX - 75201
United States.
Tel : 214-969-0111

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