Gender Justice is not just identifying and combating injustice and pain. It is an intentional focus on the beauty and importance of diversity as seen in each person and how they define their gender.
Sr. Clare Josef-Maier, a member of the Deaconess Community, wrote about this in Cafe, the electronic magazine of the Women of the ELCA.read more
Sr. Clare Josef-Maier talks about how the values of the Deaconess Community Impact her day to day life. She is passionate about gender justice. She is on The ELCA Task Force on Women and Justice and recently wrote about that for the monthly topic for Cafe–Stirring the Spirit Within.read more
If you read that Congress is considering the Farm Bill, it sounds like they are working on a bill for policy about farms or farmers. In reality, 80 percent of the Farm Bill has to do with food aid to the poorest in America. On April 25, Vox's podcast, The Weeds,...read more
Our Mission Support Committee invites you to enter into a covenant relationship with the Deaconess Community to work on mission projects. Your organization must have a 501(c)(3) number (USA) or be a “Registered Charitable Organization” (Canada).