For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus. (1 Timothy 3:13)
Tonight we recognized three of them for their testimony, for their faith, and for their many years of service as deacons in the Church of GOD. Each of these men, who can no longer serve on an active and rotating basis, are now elected and recognized as deacon emeritus.
We give GOD all the glory for the service of these men to His Church, and praise Him for the men He is calling to take up the mantle and continue their example of faith, Godliness, and service to GOD and His people.
With much appreciation we, the members of The First Baptist Church of Mossy Head present Tom Terrell, James 'Rich' Richardson, and Cecil Turner as Deacon Emeritus to the Glory of GOD.