D. Displaying God's character through unity and support of the elders.
E. Enriching the church by being an extension of the elders in practical ways.
A. Assisting the body by helping to fulfill the vision of the elders.
C. Counseling: Understanding the deeper needs and letting God define love in each situation.
O. Organizing: Putting plans of action together to work efficiently and effectively in order to properly serve the church.
N. Networking: Advancing the understanding of the role of deacons through service, training and teaching.
S. Serving: Adopting the identity of Christ as servant out of a hart of love for God.