By Sr. Noreen Stevens, Directing Deaconess: this reflection is modified from the Deaconess Community's Verse of the Day. The Verse of the Day is a daily devotional that is distributed to the Deaconesses through email and mail. It is one of the ways that the...read more
BY SR. NOREEN STEVENS At a recent walk through of an installation service, Bishop Girlinghouse (Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod of the ELCA) motioned to his side saying, “Stand by me, here.” While I continued to listen to the instructions, there was a cacophony of sounds and...read more
This year the Deaconess Community has continued to impact a broken world by partnering with organizations through Mission Support Grants. This year the Community has committed to awarding grants to 19...read more
Our Mission Support Committee invites you to enter into a covenant relationship with the Deaconess Community to work on mission projects. Your organization must have a 501(c)(3) number (USA) or be a “Registered Charitable Organization” (Canada).