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 different organizations that work across the United States and the...

First Formation Event

By Sr. Krista Anderson As we celebrate the new Word and Service Roster we are transitioning out of a dual candidacy process into a new separate Deaconess formation process. After years of dreaming and planning the “new” formation process for Deaconess candidates is...

First Formation Event

By Sr. Krista Anderson, Director of Vocation and Education As we celebrate the new Word and Service Roster we are transitioning out of a dual candidacy process into a new separate Deaconess formation process. After years of dreaming and planning the “new” formation...

J-term 2017: Through the Eyes of a Student

January 15- 20, fifteen students gathered along with the Rev. Dr. Dirk Lange, and Dr. Susan McArver and our Sisters in Residence at Spirit in the Desert in Carefree, Arizona. The J-term Course was Diaconal Ministry: History, Formation, and Spirituality. Here is how...