Deaconess 2024

Dupler, Chris

Jones, Bessie

Marr, Karen

Rosenberry, Beth

Sampson, Elaine

DEACONESS DESCRIPTION: To assist in the care ministries and ordinances of the Church.


  • Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, be a role model, and live a consistent Christian life that is sustained by prayer.
  • Must honor confidentiality and not share official or inappropriate information.
  • Must demonstrate a positive and teachable attitude.
  • Must be an active member of the Shippensburg First Church of God.
  • Assist in the preparation for the Ordinance services of Communion and Feet Washing.
  • Arrange Chairs, foot tubs, and towels for the Communion and Washing of the believers' feet.
  • Following the service, empty and clean tubs, and send towels to laundry.
  • Care for the Communion table covers.
  • Assist candidates for Baptism.
  • Visit in the homes and render assistance wherever this assistance is feasible.
  • Polish offering plates as needed.
  • Accountable to the Deacons.
Term of Service
  • Deaconess is elected annually by the Congregation for a two-year term.