Virginia State Baptist Deacons' Convention, Women's Auxiliary and Youth Department, Inc.
** Organized in 1947 **

Purpose and Objectives

THE PURPOSE OF OUR MINISTRY


1. To provide Christian fellowship for its members.


2. To strive for membersí enlightenment and increased knowledge of the general

church programs.


3. To educate members so that they can better carry out their duties as church

officers.


4. To provide financial assistance for needy, sick or infirm members who meet

criteria adopted by the Convention. Additionally, to engage in benevolent

projects for members and others.


5. To give scholarships to individuals who meet criteria adopted by the

Convention.


THE OBJECTIVES OF OUR MINISTRY


1. To support strong group work with participation in every phase of the

Convention.


2. To have Bible study and leadership training.


3. To promote in-service training in every Deaconsí group and its auxiliaries

with new recruits for specific assignments.