Deacons Ministry

Servant Leader: Deacon Michael High

Ministry Function:

Deacons in the body of Christ have an imprtant role in assiting her growth, development, and overall care.  As designed in Acts 6:1-7, the deacons ministry was birthed to assist the disciples/apostles of the early church in serving widows.  By being the "floor servants", the deacons freed the disciples/apostles up to give themselves over to prayer and the ministry of the word.  As a result, the church got BETTER, BIGGER, AND BRIGHTER!!


The Deacons of The Growing Valley BC are:

Deacon Michael High, Ministry Leader/Chairman

Deacon William H. Boarden, Ministry Assistant/Vice-Chairman

Deacon Ogie Williams, Secretary

Deacon Herbert Weekly, Assistant Secretary

Deacon George Williams

Deacon Jesse Davis (Emeritus)

Deacon Nathan Burleson (Emeritus)

Deacon Garry Chapple

Deacon Ellis Hines

Deacon Dr. Willie Thomas

Deacon Dennis Watson


The Deacon's Ministry of The GVBC are assigned/appointed task by our Senior Pastor.  They assist in taking the load off of our Pastor.  They have been a tremendous help and because of their service, GVBC is becoming the place to become!

Our Deacons are the leaders of GVBC's Congregational Famliy Care Ministry.  There they give oversight in assisting the congregation in various tribes.  Below you'll find the tribal names, the alphabetical group, the Deacons responsible for service to the tribe.

Tribes                             Letter of Alphabet                  Tribal Leader    

Benjamin                     A- D                Deacon Michael High

Reuben                        E-H                 Deacon William Boarden

Judah                           I-N                  Deacon Ogie Williams

Zebulun                       O-Z                 Deacon Willie Thomas

  March 2020  
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