Deacons, you have an important leadership role in the church! As you are examples and mentors of service, and encourage your congregation to serve, you will bless your community and be blessed in return. Commit this to God and resolve to lead as God has called you.
Diaconal Ministries Canada has an excellent website with many good resources for their deacons. Although it's not an Anglican church, they have a very well-worked-out understanding of diaconal ministry under 4 headings: compassion, justice, stewardship and community ministry. The following comes from their series of 12 devotions for deacons, concerning the nuts and bolts of … Continue reading DEVOTIONS FOR DEACONS: partnership