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2023 Deacon Nominations

Deacon Nominations 2023-2024

The First Baptist Church Constitution outlines the process for deacon nomination and selection in Section 5 stating the following: During this month the church membership is asked to submit nominations for Deacons based on the biblical and church qualification guidelines:

Biblical Qualifications:

  • Acts 6:1-4
  • 1 Tim 3:8-13

Church qualifications

Each man nominated and who agrees to serve shall also meet the following church qualifications:

    • He shall be at least twenty-five years of age
    • He shall have been a member of First Baptist Church. Dickson, for at least one year before being nominated
    • He should be able to attend Deacons' meeting
    • He shall be faithful in attendance. (Heb. 10:24-25)
    • He shall be a tither in belief and his tithe shall be given to First Baptist Church Dickson, lnc. (Mal. 3:10)
    • He shall be of good reputation. full of the Holy Spirit, and endowed with practical wisdom (Acts 63. I Tim. 3:8-13 and Gal. 5:22-23)
    • He should be loyal to the denomination
    • He shall agree with the doctrine of this church
  • He shall promote the unity of the church (Eph. 4.·1-2)
    • He should be a loyal supporter of the Church's ministries
    • He must totally abstain from intoxicating drinks and drug abuse
    • He must be supportive of the Pastor and staff leadership of the church
    • He must be supportive of the Ministry Plan of the church

Place nominations in the box located at the Welcome Center.

This box will remain locked until opened by the Deacons at the end of the nomination process.

If you have questions. please contact:

  • Jeff Heflin, Chairman of  Deacons
  • Troy Martin, Vice Chairman of Deacons
  • Roy Smith, Secretary of  Deacons
  • Todd Mann, Deacon Nomination Committee Chair

Deadline for Deacon Nominations: July 30, 2023

These men are the deacons that will be rolling off this year:

  1. Tom Crow
  2. Sid Goodwin
  3. Jeff Heflin –  Chairman
  4. Todd Mann
  5. Mike Patterson

Men Serving 2022-2024

  1. Ron Lankford
  2. Gary Vincent                                                                                    

Men Serving 2023-2025

  1. Ricky Chappell
  2. Charlie Hawkins
  3. Troy Martin – Vice Chair
  4. Ricky Stanford
  5. Roy Smith - Secretary
  6. Neal Westerman                                                                                




This form is no longer available. It was closed for further submissions on 07/30/2023.