Kaiserswerth General Conference 2018, Bielefeld, Germany

Kaiserswerth General Conference 2018, Bielefeld, Germany

Hosted by the Sisters of Sarepta and the v. Bodelschwingh Foundation Bethel, Sr. Melinda and I joined 130 members of the Kaiserswerth General Conference (KGC) for the triennial meeting in June. Our surroundings were beautiful and historically diaconal. In 1865, Dr....

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Who is not our neighbor?

Who is not our neighbor?

How will you get food for lunch? For 41 million Americans this is a question they need to face daily. In a recent conversation with the Deaconess Community, John Johnson, program director for domestic policy, ELCA Advocacy, Nick Bates Director of Hunger Network in...

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Celebration – Sr. Karie Hamilton’s Consecration

Celebration – Sr. Karie Hamilton’s Consecration

June 24 was a beautifully bright, sunny, warm Pacific Northwest day. The air was crisp and fresh, the birds chirped joyfully, and Mount Rainier came out of the clouds in all her glory to celebrate the consecration of Sr Karie Hamilton. It was a lovely Sunday morning...

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