Deacons are people who are good at caring and connecting. In this busy world, it’s not always easy to find ways to connect with people, but each Deacon finds a way to do so that works for them. Some like to write cards, some prefer a telephone call, some bake, and some prefer to email. The thing that Deacons have in common is a commitment to care for the members of BelPres.

Each member is assigned a Deacon, and we have some Deacons who respond to non-members when in crisis (major or minor). We encourage you to get to know your Deacon. If you don’t know who your Deacon is, call Prayer + Care at the church office, or email Mona Chicks.

What It's Like Being a Deacon


Deacons are skilled at caring and connecting. Do you know someone who is great at connecting with people? Are you? It doesn’t have to take a lot of time, but the impact is immeasurable.

Contact Mona Chicks for more information, or with a Deacon nomination. The nomination season is January through March each year, but if you know of someone who would make a great Deacon, please let us know any time of year.

Recommend someone to be a Deacon here.

Deacon Meetings

Deacon Meeting Schedule, 2016-17

September 6 – Program Year Kickoff
October 11 – Congregational Meeting and Deacon Breakouts
November 1 – Deacon Meeting
No Deacon Meeting in December

January 3 – Deacon Meeting
February 7 – Deacon Meeting
March 7 – Deacon Meeting
April 4 – Deacon Meeting
May 2 – “Welcome and Blessing” Deacon Worship Service
June 6 – Deacon Meeting

All meetings begin at 6:30pm with a social half-hour.


Schedule for 2017-18 Program Year

Sep 5, 2017
Oct 3 (Congregational Meeting – tentative)
Nov 7
Jan 2, 2018
Feb 6
Mar 6
Apr 3
May 1
Jun 5

Homebound Communion

Homebound Ministry

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Mona Chicks

Deacon and Care Coordinator

For more information about the Deacon Ministry, contact Mona Chicks in the Church Office.