Deacons Annual Report
of Order indicates
that the ministry of deacon as set forth in scripture is one
of compassion, witness, and service after the example of
The deacons of Crescent Hill
Presbyterian Church have responded to this calling by
continuing the Friendship Ministry in
which the deacon of the month and volunteers from the
congregation pair up throughout the year to offer support,
food, and encouragement to members needing care. Homebound
members of the congregation are visited or contacted
throughout the year and a deacon tries to be present during
funerals to offer support to the grieving family.
Recognizing the ministry of
meals and food, we have also arranged to offer the CHPC
family opportunities to fellowship and connect by organizing
the weekly After
Church Refreshments and
Crescent Hill community was invited to join our church for
the final July supper, and the deacons coordinated a potluck
and water slide for the well attended gathering.
The deacons also work with the
ESL planning team to coordinate meals and programs for the ESL
In tribute to the hardworking
staff of CHPC, the Deacons coordinated a catered staff
appreciation dinner earlier this year—the first such dinner
in over 20 years.
Many of the deacon’s ministries
could not be offered without assistance from members of the
congregation, and volunteers to participate in the
Friendship Ministry, After Church Refreshments, or Funeral
Aid are always needed. Please
contact the church office if you are willing to help extend
the compassion, witness, and service demonstrated by Jesus
Christ to the CHPC family.
The Deacons of Crescent Hill
Presbyterian Church for 2012: Dean
Nicklas, Stephanie Gregory, Yvonne Perry, Tom Peterson,
Lewis Washington, and Amy Linfield. Outgoing
deacons are Tom Peterson, Yvonne Perry, and Amy Linfield.