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Church Matters: There is a time to stand down (23 Apr 2015)

This is the latest entry in Church Matters, a blog by our General Editor, Paul Beasley-Murray.

In most churches there is a limit to how long anybody can be a lay leader in the church. Many English Baptist churches, for instance, have the rule that deacons may serve on their leadership team for a maximum of two three-year terms – after that they have to stand down for at least one year. In some churches an exception is made for the senior deacon and the church treasurer, who are allowed to serve as a deacon for a maximum of three terms (i.e. nine years) for the simple reason that two church officers are normally elected from the deacons, and have often already served one terms as a deacon without being a church officer.

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