By Cindy Clark, Executive Director of Apple Tree Center | Each year the Deaconess Community Awards “Mission Support Grants” to support the missions of different organizations. One of these grant recipients is Apple Tree Center in Kendallville, IN. Amidst all the...read more
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
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).