Social Justice and Intentional Community

Social Justice and Intentional Community

Hospice Chaplin and Deaconess Community Candidate Katie Thiesen talks about the connection between intentional community and social justice and why that has led her to want to join the Deaconess Community of the...

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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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