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Mother Board Ministry

A Church Mother usually an older, highly respected woman of God. She has lived many years and has experienced, some of the workings of God. Church Mothers serve primarily a supportive, care taking role for the Pastor, young congregants, and church families. They are generally mature older women with many years of experience and service in the church. While Church Mothers’ specific duties differ from church to church, they usually fill many of the same roles.

A Church Mother is expected to assist the Pastor with various tasks, including ministering to the church’s young congregants and providing representation during church activities. 

 

A Church Mother also prays for the pastor and communicates with the church Deacons to ensure that he has everything he needs for his ministry. If problems arise within or among the congregation, a Church Mother brings those problems to the pastor’s attention.

 

Church Mothers may dress in a certain way to demonstrate appropriately conservative Christian attire. They also refrain from gossiping and idleness and aspire to Christlike character and actions in all circumstances.

Additionally, Church Mothers are expected to raise their children to be Godly and to act with integrity.

 

These faithful Women are viewed as very Godly ladies, who serve as an example to the people God. They also provide stability to the church." They are regarded as Mothers to the entire congregation, and are addressed as "Mother" and then their last names.

Members of the Church Mothers Board are appointed by the Pastor, and must be “spirit-filled, sound minded, full of wisdom, respected and appreciated in their homes, churches, and communities; one who the Pastor can trust to give guidance to the Women's Ministry”.

A Mother in the Church is expected to assist the Pastor with various tasks, including ministering to the church's young congregants.  The Mothers of the church prepare communion, teach church etiquette to our youth, and serve as encouraging example to other women.

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