Definition of deacon
Origin of deacon
OTHER WORDS FROM deacondea·con·ship, nounun·der·dea·con, noun
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How to use deacon in a sentence
When Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos sacked the great announcer Jon Miller — a deacon in the Church of Scully — in 1996, he said it was because he wanted “more of an advocate” for the home team.Vin Scully delivered a nightly fanfare for the common man|Marc Fisher|August 3, 2022|Washington Post
A church deacon who drove locals to and from the grocery store.
By James McBride“Sportcoat” is a 71-year-old deacon who lives in a Brooklyn housing project in 1969.
He told me how his dad, the deacon, jailed in another cell, used to have sex with him.
The deacon said he is demanding an explanation from Williams.
“His sermons were pretty much from his heart,” the deacon told us.
According to the deacon, Williams made countless house calls and hospital visits whenever he could.
Deacon Williams seemed to confirm this sentiment, saying, “as Christian people, we wanted him to get well.”Alabama Church Says HIV-Positive Preacher Slept With Flock|Matthew Paul Turner|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paul employed his wife, a deacon in their Bowling Green presbyterian church, for damage control.
At last Deacon MacNab, the church treasurer and a personage of importance, got a chance to speak.
Of course there had been no organ in this church before, or the worthy deacon might have known more about it.
Then he returned to his province, entered the seminary, and became a sub-deacon of the diocese of Nueva Segovia.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The deacon pounded on the porch with his nearly finished leg, and grew red in the face.
How d'ye stand on the proposition to have the town build a sidewalk up the hill apast the Congregational church, Deacon?