Deacons

Learn more about the role of a deacon, which revolves around service, mercy, justice, compassion, and stewardship.

Resources to help your church develop safe church policies and processes. 

The RCA seeks to disciple all nations in the way of Christ according to mission principles that have guided the Reformed Church in its fruitful history of mission service.

Deacons play a key role in moving their churches into missions of justice, mercy, and compassion.

The Greek word in the Bible for deacon, diakonos, means servant.

Protecting Vulnerable Persons from Abuse and Other Mistreatment and Protecting Resour

Every Christian is called by God and gifted for ministry. These resources can help you implement a gifts-based ministry in your church.

A common misconception is that a congregation is built like a pyramid, with the minister at the t

What does it take to be a member of the consistor

Since each church has unique needs and since each pastor has special gifts for ministry, it is essential that the church and candidates be involved in a process of prayerful and intentional discernment.