Canon Dr Anne Tomlinson is Principal of the Scottish Episcopal Institute. She is also a deacon, and oversees Scottish Episcopal Church deacons through their training. Here’s a fascinating video of her conversation with two deacon ordinands regarding their experiences of discernment and formation.
This is just the sort of approach we need for distinctive deacons in the Church of England.
If you’re a curate or an ordinand, you can find more goodies from the SEI and Anne on your Common Awards Educational Hub: go to Moodle/Hub+/Ministerial Practice/Diaconal Ministry
(Photo of Anne from Glasgow Churches Together)