“Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God,”…2 Corinthians 5:20

The Deaconess of Saint Mary’s Baptist Church, as Ambassadors for Christ, are called to awaken in the minds and spirits of men, women and young people a desire to serve God. They are committed to working with the Pastor and Deacons in carrying out the ministries of the church by living witness and deportment. (1 Peter 3:15)

As mature daughters of the Most High God, Deaconess’ are dedicated to the Spiritual growth of the younger women of the Church of Christ. (Titus 2:3-5 and Hebrews 5:13-14)