A Message from Church of England Network of Distinctive Deacons:

We are delighted that you have registered for ‘The Place of the Diaconate in the Diocese conference on April 30th. Please read this email carefully. It contains programme timings and joining information.

If you have not registered yet, you are welcome to do so while tickets are still available:


Programme Details & Timings:

9.15am           Zoom opens for log on

9.30                Welcome

9.40                Morning prayer

10am              Session 1: Bishop James Newcome ‘The Place of the Diaconate in the Diocese’

10.50              Coffee break

11.10             Updates on national developments for deacons

11.15              Session 2 : Bishop James leads us into group discussion

12noon           Panel Q & A

12.30              Summary and closing prayer – Bishop James

2. Joining Instructions
Zoom will open at 9.15am. Please join as soon as you can after this time:

Topic: Distinctive Deacons Conference
Time: Apr 30, 2022 09:00 AM London
PLEASE WRITE TO deacons@tutanota.com for joining instructions if you have just registered on Eventbrite.

If you haven’t registered, and would like to attend, please go to Eventbrite to do so https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-place-of-the-diaconate-in-the-diocese-with-bishop-james-newcome-tickets-268107977177?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

If possible, please change your Zoom Display name

People will be joining our conference from all over the UK and beyond. To help us know where you are joining from and in what capacity, if possible, please change your Zoom display name to show your Name, Role, Diocese, Country. (Eg Fred Smith, Dcn, London, UK)

For role abbreviations we suggest:

Deacon = Dcn

Ordinand= Ord.

Director of Ordinands/Ministry= DDO

Deacon Enquirer = Enq. 

How to change your zoom display name:

In Zoom go to ‘Settings’ (symbolized as a cog wheel) – click on ‘Profile’ – click on ‘Edit my profile’ – make changes to ‘Display Name’ –save changes

We look forward to seeing you soon,

Deacon Gill Newman, Church of England Network of Distinctive Deacons (C.E.N.D.D)

Further information and resources about the Distinctive Diaconate can be found on our WEBSITE: cofedeacons.org

FACEBOOKhttps://www.facebook.com/DistinctivelyDeacon  for up to date news

TWITTER:  CENDD @WardenGill:  for tweets on diaconal concerns like poverty and injustice

WHATSAPP:  GoDeacons group:  for support, discussion, questions and prayers. To join, write to deacons@tutanota.com with your mobile number

REGIONAL GROUPS:  if you’d like to join your regional group, please write to deacons@tutanota.com and we will put you in touch with your local  coordinator.

Deacon by Design: the Ups and Downs of an Anglican Deacon, by Gill Kimber
is available to conference attendees at the special offer of £5 +£1.50 p & p. Email: deacons@tutanota.com

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