Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

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...

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Though the Mountains Tremble…Stand by Me Here

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...

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Mission Support Grants

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...

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