DISTINCTIVE DEACON CHARISMS: REV IAN MCINTOSH

What we have noticed as we have prepared these statements are four particular areas which mark out the ministry of a distinctive deacon and which we have distilled from the more detailed evidence work.  They are not earth-shattering and many of you will be exemplifying them already.  But they do go some way to articulating what this ministry is all about.  In particular, these points might help to sharpen where this ministry is indeed distinctive and different from that of a priest.