Deacon Nominations 2021

Deacon Nominations 2021-2022


The First Baptist Church Constitution outlines the process for deacon nomination and selection in Section 5 stating the following: During the month of August 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:

  • Roy Smith, Chairman of Deacons
  • Jeff Hooks, Vice Chairman of Deacons
  • Ricky Chappell, Secretary of Deacons
  • Joey Scott, Deacon Nomination Committee Chair

Deadline for Deacon Nominations: August 15, 2021

This form is no longer available. It was closed for further submissions on 08/16/2021.