The way churches organize the role of deacons varies dramatically. What is your experience?
Filtered by: Discussion Topic
Join the discussions below, or start a new post about church ministry.
The CRCNA has a strong history of deacons working together at a classis or regional level. New models of cooperation continue to emerge. What does this look like at your church?
One of the mandates for deacons is "Be prophetic critics of the waste, injustice, and selfishness in our society, and be sensitive counselors to the victims of such evils." How has your church or diaconate lived into this mandate?
In the context of today's world the mandate of mercy and justice that is at the heart of the call on the office of deacon is both profound and challenging. We need to keep the call in front of us as deacons to continue to live into it more fully