Below is a listing of the Birth Months and the Deacons who are assigned to that month. Please make it a point to get to know your Deacon.

BIRTH  MONTH DEACON PHONE #
January Deacon James Boyd 414-870-2471
February Deacon James Boyd 414-870-2471
March Deacon Leonard Moody 414-630-1127
April Deacon Ollie Cocroft 414-873-1556
May Deacon Ollie Cocroft 414-873-1556
June Deacon Robert LaGrant 414-861-5918
July Deacon Arthur Griffin 414-852-1547
August Deacon Arthur Griffin 414-852-1547
September Deacon Leonard Moody 414-630-1127
October Deacon Leonard Moody 414-630-1127
November Deacon Robert LaGrant 414-861-5918
December Deacon Arthur Griffin 414-852-1547

 

Let nothing move you,
Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord,
Because you know that your labor in the Lord
Is not in vain.

 

Attention Members For Your Birth Month

Your Deacon wants to get to know you and continue to provide support to the members born in his month. If he has not wished you a Happy Birthday by card or phone, we need your updated information here at the church. Please feel free to contact your Deacon by phone.


JANUARY/FEBRUARY

Phone: (414) 870-2471

DEACON JAMES BOYD

Deacon Boyd is a native of Munford, Tennessee and has been a member of Pilgrim Rest for the past 35 years. He serves in the church as a trustee and a member of the choir. Deacon Boyd is the Deacon for members born in the month of February. He is also the Deacon representative for the following ministries:

  • Van Ministry
  • Evangelism Ministry
  • Music Ministry
  • N.E.W. Life Ministry

Deacon Boyd is a retiree of Joy Global Industries. He enjoys biking and exercising. Deacon Boyd is married to Sister Robbie Boyd and they have four children.


MARCH/SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

Phone: (414) 445-3016

DEACON LEONARD MOODY

Deacon Moody is a native of Laurel, Mississippi and has been a member of Pilgrim Rest for the past 32 years. He serves in the church as a teacher and a member of the Benevolence Committee. Deacon Moody is the Deacon for members born in the months of March and September. He is also the Deacon representative for the following ministries:

  • Security Ministry
  • Prison Ministry
  • Harrington House
  • Couple’s Ministry

Deacon Moody is a retiree of the Falk Corporation. He enjoys fishing and traveling. Deacon Moody is married to Sister Virginia Moody and they have three children.


APRIL/MAY

Phone: (414) 873-1556

DEACON OLLIE COCROFT

Deacon Cocroft is a native of Kosciusko, Mississippi and has been a member of Pilgrim Rest for the past 30 years. He serves in the church as a Deacon, Evangelist and Bible Class teacher. Deacon Cocroft is the Deacon for members born in the month of April. He is also the Deacon representative for the following ministries:

  • Mission
  • Benevolence
  • Golden Ministry Men’s Support Ministry

Deacon Cocroft is a retiree of Falk Industries. He enjoys fishing, writing poetry and model trains. He was married to the late Sister Helen Cocroft and he has six children.


JUNE/NOVEMBER

Phone: (414) 861-5918

DEACON ROBERT LAGRANT

Deacon LaGrant is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has been a member of Pilgrim Rest for the past years. He serves in the church as the New Member Instructor and Youth Director.

Deacon LaGrant is the Deacon for members born in the month of June. He is also the Deacon representative for the following ministries:

  • Christian Education Ministry
  • Trustee Ministry
  • Events Ministry
  • Media Ministry

Deacon LaGrant is a Client Advisor for J.P. Morgan. He enjoys reading, sports and spending time with his family.

He is married to Sister Syneathia Lynne LaGrant and they have two children.


JULY/AUGUST/DECEMBER

Phone: (414) 852-1547

DEACON ARTHUR GRIFFIN

Deacon Griffin is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and has been a member of Pilgrim Rest for the past 39 years. Deacon Griffin is the Deacon for members born in the month of July. He is also the Deacon representative for the following ministries:

  • Church School
  • Library Ministry
  • Hospitality Ministry
  • Sick Ministry

Deacon Griffin is a retiree of the A.O. Smith Corporation. He enjoys reading, fishing and vacationing. Deacon Griffin is married to Sister Linda Griffin and they have 5 children.