“I am proud of myself!” So said a young woman I met in Belgrade last week. Living with her own challenges, she gave me an insight into how diaconal work is not simply about fixing a problem but about building people up and giving them the belief and confidence in themselves. As I traveled through … Continue reading https://www.eurodiaconia.org/2020/02/weekly-editorial-i-am-so-proud-of-myself/
This is such a #diaconal project and a pioneering way of 'doing church'. I wonder how many #distinctivedeacons are already involved in this kind of outreach? Creating Community through the World Cafe Download Vista 30 here Like the rest of Europe, life for asylum seekers in Gloucester, England, is a ‘liminal space’ where they survive and … Continue reading COMMUNITY THROUGH WORLD CAFE
A brilliant post from Terry, a diaconal enquirer in Derby diocese. It speaks for itself. Time to duck and cover? November 10, 2017 aneverydaydeacon Sorry I have been so quiet.. work is… complicated at the moment, and takes up more thought space than it should. My mind is also in a weird place, slowly formulating what … Continue reading ‘WE DON’T DO DEACONS’. Really?
To the best of my knowledge, Andy is the first deacon to set down a clear and focused vision for the deacon in the workplace. It's an exciting initiative and I'm so pleased to have his permission to share his reflection here. Exeter deacons are really looking forward to his ordination this year, and welcoming … Continue reading DEACON IN THE WORKPLACE: A SERVANT LEADER