"The greatest among you shall be your servant."
Our deacons are a group of godly men who love the Lord and his church. Their function is to the serve the church by faithfully ministering to her needs. They truly exemplify the character of our Savior who came not to be served but to serve (Matthew 20:28). The ministry of Union would not be possible without them.
Ernie is our longest serving deacon. He has faithfully served at Union for 43 years. His wife, Sandy, has been a member of Union since she was a child. Ernie truly has the heart of a servant and is willing to step in wherever he is needed. He and Sandy have 3 grown children: Amy, Brittany and Chad. They have also just welcomed their first great grandchild.
Vance has served as a deacon since 2012. He and and his wife Rachel have three children: Jadon, Abram and Samuel. Vance has a heart for serving those in need and is passionate about seeing people grow in their faith. He serves as our Sunday School Director and helps in leading one of our community groups. Vance has recently expressed his desire to pursue pastoral minisry and is curently attending Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Tim and Bonnie have been part of the Union family since 2009, and Tim has served as a deacon since 2010. They have two children: Erika and Cameron. Tim is always eager to serve and can be regularly found working to keep our building up and running. Bonnie regularly volunteers in our children's and youth ministries.