Qualifications of a Deacon

Based on the qualifications outlined in Acts 6 and 1Timothy 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

Click here to download the Deacon Nomination Form: DeaconNominationForm2019.pdf 

Click here to purchase tickets & register for childcare for the Deacon Fellowship Banquet on February 8

2019 Meetings

Lovvorn Hall  6:00 to 8:00pm

Jan. 22  (4th Tuesday)

Feb. 19  (3rd Tuesday)

Mar. 19  (3rd Tuesday)

Apr. 23  (4th Tuesday)

May 21  (3rd Tuesday)

June 18  (3rd Tuesday)

No July Meeting

Aug. 20 (3rd Tuesday)

Sep. 17  (3rd Tuesday) 

Oct. 22  (4th Tuesday)

Nov. 19  (3rd  Tuesday)

Dec. 17  (3rd Tuesday)

Other Important Dates

Deacon Banquet – Feb. 8th, 6:30pm

New Deacon Ordination – September 18, 6:30pm 

New Deacon Orientation – September 27 & 28

Pastor’s Christmas Reception – December 13

Lord’s Supper Dates

April 14, “Palm Sunday” 6:00 PM Service

September 1, “Labor Day Weekend” Both AM Services & Day One

November 24, Along with Thanksgiving Meal 5:30 PM Service

December 24, “Christmas Eve Candlelight Service” 5:30 PM Service

Nominate a Deacon Here

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 9:15am.
Address :
1707 San Jacinto,
TX - 75201
United States.
Tel : 214-969-0111