Members of Providence are asked to prayerfully confirm nominated elder and deacon candidates. These candidates begin their term in July.

The deadline to submit your confirmation form is Monday, May 11, 2020.


Biblical Qualifications for Elder

Good manager of his family; husband of one wife; not self-willed; not quick-tempered; not addicted to wine; not a violent person; not fond of dishonest gain; hospitable; lover of good; sound-minded; righteous, pleasing to God; self-controlled; continually holding fast to the faithful Word; moderate; orderly in all matters; able to teach; reasonable; peaceable; not a lover of money; not a new Christian; possessing a good reputation and testimony outside the church.
(1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9).

Biblical Qualifications for Deacon

Man of dignity; sincere; not addicted to wine; not fond of dishonest gain; keeper of the faith; husband of one wife; good manager of his family
(1Timothy 3:8-13)