Protestant deacon

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Noun1.Protestant deacon - a Protestant layman who assists the ministerProtestant deacon - a Protestant layman who assists the minister
church officer - a church official
deaconess - a woman deacon
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Steven Ray, the son of a Protestant deacon, continued with this theme by describing his journey, and that of his wife and children, into the Church or, as his book is entitled, their Crossing the Tiber.
In addition to the data Ferrari collected on Catholic deacons, he also surveyed about 70 Protestant deacons --men and women.
Olson, "Protestant Deacons in Geneva and Europe after John Calvin"; Marygrace Peters, "One, Holy, Catholi c, and Apostolic?