WHO CAN JOIN
This organization shall be known as the Virginia State Baptist Deacons’ Convention, Women’s Auxiliary and Youth Department, Inc. The membership of this Convention shall consist of any Baptist Deacon, Deaconess, Deacon’s wife, widow or youth who is in good and regular standing with his/her church. Also, any Deacon or Deaconess Boards, Conference, Auxiliaries, Alliances, Councils, Associations or Unions.
HOW YOU CAN JOIN
You may join as an individual Baptist Deacon, Deaconess, or a Board of Deacons or Deaconesses. However, you are encouraged to join or organize at the local level in order to perpetuate ongoing Local, State and National Programs.
Usually, three Boards of Deacons or Deaconesses in a Local area are sufficient to form a Local Council, Conference, or etc.
Any Convention officer or member can assist you in organizing a Local unit.
Life membership – $15.00;
Annual individual membership – $5.00;
Deacon and Deaconess Boards $10.00;
Youth Department of Churches – $5.00;
Annual Individual youth membership $1.00;
Conference, Auxiliaries, Alliances, Councils, Associations or Unions – $15.00.