The deaconship was, next election, bestowed upon Treasurer Kerr.
He was struck down before he got the deaconship, and lives his lost life in mine.
Michael Flory and Samuel Long are elected to the deaconship.
They might possess spiritual gift independently altogether of their deaconship.
Isaac Long is ordained, and Noah Flory is elected to the deaconship.
David Kline is advanced in the ministry, and John Long is elected to the deaconship.
But Calphurnius first served God a long time in the deaconship, and at length closed his days in the priesthood.
Jacob Spitzer is elected to the ministry, and Felix Senger to the deaconship.
Joseph Bowman and Joseph Harshberger are elected to the deaconship.
Here the well administration of deaconship is commended as producing two good effects to such deacons, viz: 1.
Old English deacon, diacon, from Late Latin diaconus, from Greek diakonos "servant of the church, religious official," literally "servant," from dia- "thoroughly" + PIE *kon-o-, from root *ken- "to set oneself in motion."