Category Archives: Deacons

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Fifth Deacon Core Value: Competence (Knowledge)

Dear Deacons,   Wishing you a happy new year and a blessed feast of Nativity! The start of a New Year is usually associated with “New Year Resolutions”. I personally don’t really believe in New Year Resolutions because more often than not I see them go unfulfilled. Instead we should build on a solid foundation […]

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Hymns Annual – Verses of Cymbals and Doxologies

Links to the Verses of Cymbals by Ibrahim Ayad

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Fourth Deacon Core Value: Organization‏

Dear Deacons, As you all know we’re getting close to having our own Church building, which is very exciting! Before we get to regularly pray in the new Church it is very important for us deacons to be organized and stay organized. This brings us to our fourth Deacon Core Value: Organization.   Being organized […]

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Third Deacon Core Value: Spiritual‏

Dear deacons,  Wishing you a blessed feast of Pentecost.  This is the feast where the Church celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples and thus the Church, which leads us to the 3rd Deacon Core Value: A Deacon is Spiritual. We will briefly discuss what does it mean to be a spiritual […]

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Second Deacon Core Value: Humility‏

Deacons,   Wishing you a glorious feast of Our Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem.  Today we observe our Master and our Lord’s entry on a donkey and a colt the foal of a donkey.   “He Who sits on the Cherubim, on the throne of His glory, entered into Jerusalem, what is this great humility?” – […]

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First Deacon Core Value: Love‏

Deacons,   We sent an email earlier about the 5 Core Deacon Values.  This email talks about the first Core Value, which is:  A Deacon is “Loving”…   It’s always tough to talk about love because to talk about love is to talk about God since “God is Love” (1 John 4:8).  Moreover, it’s a […]

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Deacon Core Values‏

About  As part of organizing our services, we’re putting together a core set of values that we should live and serve by as deacons.  We have picked 5 core values that all of us will focus on.  This means that every action we do will directly map to one or more of these core values.  […]