2018 J-Term

2018 J-Term

By Sr. Liz Colver, Director of Vocation and Education This year’s J-Term experience was held at Mount Olivet Retreat Center in Minnesota. In attendance were Sister Noreen Stevens, Sister LaDonna Olsen, and Sister Phyllis Enck as sisters in residence, 7 inquirers to...
Why I am a Deaconess – Sr. Shana Williams

Why I am a Deaconess – Sr. Shana Williams

Sr. Shana Williams is currently studying for a Masters in Special Education at the University of North Dakota and working through their Special Education Resident Teacher Program. She was consecrated in November of 2008.  I became a deaconess to serve with the support...
DIAKONIA Prayer Letter January 2018

DIAKONIA Prayer Letter January 2018

Sr. Traude Leitenberger | Sr. Traude is the Secretary DIAKONIA World Federation  What will happen in 2018? What might we do, and what will happen to us? What will we receive, and what will we give? These questions arise when we consider the present political and...
Thank You For Your Support

Thank You For Your Support

By Charlotte Zawdzke for the Board and Staff of the Apple Tree Center Thank you, members of the Deaconess Community, for your generous donation in memory of our friend and board member, Sr. Elsie Fregeau. Your support encourages us to continue in this ministry which...