Deacon

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Jim Eastman came to faith in the Lord as a young adult. He has been attending New Hope Community since 2004. Jim and his wife, Terri, live in Grafton, NH and they have four adult children. They moved to the Mascoma Valley area after Jim retired from a career in law enforcement in southern New Hampshire. Jim presently is employed by the Mascoma Valley Regional School District.

 


 

The church Deacon strives to maintain a personal relationship with the Lord, lead others by example, and fulfill the responsibilities of his position.  He seeks to daily read and apply God’s Word in his life, consistently attends Worship Service, Bible Class, Men’s Group, Prayer Night, and Leadership Team Meetings.  He prays faithfully for the spiritual needs of the church, its members, and the Pastor.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the physical properties and finances of the church
  • Counts the weekly offering along with the church financial secretary
  • Assists in guiding the spiritual life of the church along with the Pastor and the Elder
  • Seeks to identify needs within the congregation and the community and moves to meet those needs
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Pastor or specified in the church constitution
  • Provides a monthly report of his duties for each Leadership Team Meeting
  • Provides a quarterly report of his duties for Church Business Meetings
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Pastor or specified in the church constitution
  • Works under the direction of the Pastor and in conjunction with the Leadership Team
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