The Pastor has multiple duties to perform as the shepherd of the flock, i.e. teaching, preaching, feeding, guiding and guarding the flock. Also, very often there are duties to be performed for women that cannot or should not be performed by the men of the Church. This group of servants of God is the spiritual lay leaders of the church. They are role models and set the pace for other women in the church and society. Also, they have the responsibility to train and counsel younger women, and disciple new converts. Related duties are performed as assigned by the Pastor. They assist the Deacons as needed.