Purpose and Function of the Deaconate
The deacon body, servants or ministers to the Body of Christ, is a service-oriented ministry dedicated to providing for the spiritual and physical needs of the church as exemplified in Acts 6 with the appointment of the seven. Deacon responsibilities to the congregation include such activities as prayer, visitation, benevolence, and logistics. First Baptist Church Highlands
holds to the qualifications of a deacon to be those listed in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.


Deacons on Call

Phil Jackson – 828-553-0751
Terry Bryson – 803-960-9900
Tim Gibson – 828-342-0796
Jerry McGill – 828-200-9266
Darrell Schwartz – 912-401-8694