• Widow-Widower Ministry – Meeting the needs of FBC-Katy widows and widowers. There is an ongoing ministry regarding meeting physical needs (help around the home). Each Spring the widows and widowers are the guests of honor at the annual FBC-Katy Celebration of Families and are served by the deacons. There is assistance during hurricane season, from June – November, regarding keeping in contact with widows and widowers and helping as needed both before and after a storm. Each December, deacons make a personal visit to their assigned widows and widowers, delivering a gift on behalf of the deacons.
  • UPLink – Urgent Prayer Ministry – Process for getting urgent prayer needs of FBC-Katy family to the deacons quickly – Deacons involved with this ministry have volunteered to be on-call 24/7 to quickly pray for needs that come through this ministry. Any deacon learning of a FBC-Katy urgent prayer need can activate this prayer process.
  • Hospital Visitation Ministry – Deacons who have received training in hospital visitation make visits to FBC-Katy family who are in the hospital. This ministry is coordinated the Director of Pastoral Care
  • Preparing and Serving the Lord’s Supper in the Sunday services – Deacons are actively involved in preparing the elements for the Lord’s Supper, in serving the elements during the services, and cleaning up afterwards.