Deacon Handbook: An extract of the current Deacon Handbook is available by clicking here: Deacon Handbook.
First Baptist Norfolk Constitution and By-Laws: The Constitution and By-Laws for First Baptist Church of Norfolk are available by clicking here: Constitution & By-Laws.
Prospective Deacon Application: The information form for men that would like to apply to serve as a deacon is available by clicking here: Information Form for Prospective Deacons. The last two pages of the form provide an overview of the expectations of a deacon and a deacon job description.
Timothy Program Tracking Form:
Candidates for ordination as a Deacon at First Baptist are called Timothy Candidates and participate in an in-service training program called the Timothy Program. The Timothy Program is designed to help prepare the individual for service as a deacon. The minimum time in the program is six months. The form used to track completion of requirements for candidates in the Timothy Program is available by clicking here: Timothy Candidate Tracking Form.
Deacon Covenant: The covenant signed by all deacons at First Baptist upon ordination or approval of transfer is available by clicking here: Deacon Covenant.