Seven men serve the congregation in a special way as deacons. Deacons were part of the very early church and were first appointed in Acts 6. 1 Timothy 3:8 contains a listing of the qualities of man chosen for this special job. In simplest terms, a deacon is a servant. Our deacons all serve under the oversight of the elders of the Eastern Shore church.
Jerry Brown (picture pending) is primarily responsible for our benevolent program. He helps to direct our food pantry, our holiday food packages and our emergency response benevolence. Jerry is retired and lives in Fairhope with his wife Sherran.
Chad Chupek serves over our grounds maintenance and ensures that the 5 acre campus is well kept and trimmed. He also assists in selecting men for the public worship and is, himself, one of our song leaders and a counselor at Indian Creek Youth Camp. He and his wife Erin live in Fairhope.
T.R. Clevenger carries many roles at Eastern Shore. He serves by taking attendance for our worship services and by helping organize our ushers. T.R. will also be assisting with our website and teaching our youth and interior building maintenance issues T.R. and his wife Marvetta live in Fairhope.
Tim Kenney serves as our co-treasurer and organizes selected men to count the contribution each Sunday. Tim also works in helping to maintain the exterior campus. Tim and his wife Patrice live in Daphne.
Jonathan Ling is our Youth Minister and one of our Bible class teachers. He is responsible for all youth activities including our VBS. Jonathan also frequently fills in as an adult class teacher.Jonathan and his wife Susan live in Daphne.
Scott Lloyd serves the congregation by selecting and organizing men to serve in the public worship of the church. Scott is also one of our Bible class teachers and a counselor at Indian Creek Youth Camp. Scott and his wife Amanda live in Fairhope.
Kent Purser serves the congregation as our Treasurer. He is also one of our youth Bible class teachers and a counselor at Indian Creek Youth Camp. He and his wife Susan live near Daphne.