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Eric Tutz-King

Eric Tutz-King

Profiles  Commissioned 1978, Sackville, New Brunswick (Maritime Conference) Program of Formation In 1975 I completed a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Religious Studies) at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. At the time I was unaware of diaconal...

Archives

Working Towards a Digital Image Archive Diakonia of The United Church of Canada (DUCC) has partnered with The United Church Archives in Winnipeg to gather and preserve our history and we need your help! Have you taken photographs of DUCC’s activities, people, and...

2020 Advent Retreat

Angels on Our Journey A Pre-Advent Retreat November 24 via ZOOM (2.5 hours) Start times: 9 am Pacific10 am Mountain11 am Central12 pm Eastern1 pm Atlantic1:30 pm NewfoundlandWe will follow the angels through the Christmas story as they speak to various characters and...

Vicki McPhee

Vicki McPhee

Profiles  June 3rd, 2012 in Calgary, AB Program of Formation Centre For Christian Studies, 2008-2012. I took the LDM (Leadership Development Module) in 2007. I took most of my external courses at St. Stephens College at the University of Alberta. I completed my...

Robert Murdock

Robert Murdock

Profiles   Diaconal Candidate Program of Formation Centre for Christian Studies What called you to Diaconal Ministry? Love of service to community, sense of social justice and two careers worth of experiences. Describe some of your experiences of ministry. LLWL...

Charmain Bailey Foutner

Profiles  Diaconal Candidate Program of Formation I am currently attending the Centre for Christian Studies. I have completed all field placements, and am currently securing my external courses. I also plan on doing my Global Perspective in the Spring of 2021....

Melanie Ihmels

Profiles  Commissioned in 2020 Program of Formation I attended the Centre for Christian Studies and Vancouver School of Theology.  I began in 2013 and graduated in 2018.  There were many important to my journey, Ann Naylor, Michelle Owens, Alanna Menu. What...

Diakonia World Federation 2021 Gathering Postponed

The Diakonia World Federation Assembly was to hold its gathering in Darwin Australia in 2021.  This has now been postponed.  See important notice. Important notice: DIAKONIA 2021 World Assembly postponed Greetings in the name of the risen Christ. The DIAKONIA World...

DUCC Gathering 2020 2.0

  DUCC National Gathering2020 2.0 Plan to join your diaconal colleagues on Zoom for rich opportunities to network, learn together and to be strengthened and inspired in the work for justice and peace. Accommodation & Meeting Space: Your living room/home...

D.O.V.E. 2020

The 2020 D.O.V.E. gathering (Diakonia Overcoming Violence Experience) is CANCELLED.  We will endeavour to host the event in September of 2021.  Stay tuned for more details. DIAKONIA World Federation E-News

Kent Gibbons

Kent Gibbons

Profiles  Commissioning Commissioned in 1997 at Kenora, Ontario Program of Formation   I have a Diploma from the Centre for Christian Studies. I was in the residential program in Toronto from September1992 - May 1997. I had field placements at Parkwoods United...

Grace Eleanor King Race

Grace Eleanor King Race

In Memorium  After a fulfilling long life, Grace Race passed away peacefully, at Beacon Hill Villa, Victoria, BC. She was born on the family farm near Egremont, AB on October 15, 1918. In adulthood she taught in various rural schools, followed by work as a United...

Carol Stevenson Seller

Carol Stevenson Seller

Profiles  Carol Stevenson Seller Commissioned 1965 commissioned as a Deaconess/Diaconal Minister at Saskatchewan Conference AGM, Third Avenue United Church, Saskatoon, SK Program of Formation I attended Covenant College, Toronto, for 2 years, 1963 to 1965. I...

Deborah Laforet

Deborah Laforet

Profiles  Deborah doing what she loves best - Singing!Deborah Laforet’s diaconal ministry is lived out as Lead Minister at St. Paul's United Church in Oakville. Commissioning Commissioned June 2, 2007 in Baltimore, ON Program of Formation I began with the...