Resistance Summer

By Sr. Ramona Daily I never did anything like this in my life. My family and friends always knew what I thought about issues. Now I am volunteering to be a mobilizer for MoveOn.org. MoveOn is a grassroots organization based in California. Resistance Summer focuses on...

Why I am going to the Rostered Ministers Gathering

  I’m going to the Rostered Ministers Gathering and here’s why: I was so excited and fortunate to attend the 2016 Churchwide Assembly of the ELCA. I wasn’t a voting member; I attended as a resource person. I watched and prayed as Bishop Bill Gafkjen explained the...

Impact of Change

By Sr. Barbara Collins | Sr. Barbara retired from Augustana in Minneapolis. She is moving to Indianapolis with her husband Malcolm. Malcolm and I stepped into a new phase in our life. I officially retired from Augustana Care amidst many tears and well wishes from...

Prayers of Dedication

On August 1, the Tumushubire Community in Tanzania will be dedicating their new buildings. Sr. Florence showed us these as we gathered in Assembly. Our Community shared financial resources, which provided a foundation for one of their buildings. Please share your...

2017 Deaconess Assembly

By Jonathan Tindor Whether it is having a conversation with an old friend, or fighting human trafficking, the sisters of the Deaconess Community are indeed impacting a broken world. The 2017 Deaconess Assembly, “Called to Impact a Broken World,” was held...